Troubleshooting Dead Outlets

Try these electrical tests before calling an electrician

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
  • Flashlight
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Safety glasses
  • Voltage tester

No materials are needed, unless you encounter a special problem.