Electrical Boxes: How to Add Capacity

Two ways to solve this common remodeling problem

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Cordless drill
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Electrical tape
  • Hacksaw
  • Drywall saw

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Extender box
  • Deep remodeling box