Instructional video on how to Wire a Switched Outlet
By Mark J. Donovan
In this video, Mark Donovan of HomeAdditionPlus.com, shows how to wire a switched outlet.
|A switched outlet enables you to have a light plugged into an electrical outlet so that it can be turned off via a switch.
Wiring a switched outlet is fairly straight forward to do, however it requires a little upfront electrical knowledge and some basic tools.
Warning: When working with electricity use extreme caution to avoid the risk of electrical shock. Make sure to first shut off power at the main circuit panel and then confirm all power to the electrical fixtures and boxes are off prior to beginning any work on them.
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