How to Repair a Cut Extension Cord

All you need is a new plug

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Electrical tape
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Utility knife
  • Wire stripper/cutter

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Heavy-duty replacement plug with strain relief clamp
  • Heavy-duty replacement receptacle with strain relief clamp