Wiring Outlets

Learn how to wire outlets, test GFCI circuits, troubleshoot dead outlets with tips to work safely.

How to Connect Wires to Terminal Screws

Whether running wire to a switch or an outlet, you need to know the proper way to connect wires to the terminal screws. The Family Handyman editor, Rick Muscoplat, will show you what color wire goes on each screw terminal.

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