How to Install a Tamper-Resistant Outlet

Safer outlets cost less than a dollar and are easy to install

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
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Non-contact voltage tester

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Tamper-resistant outlets