Smart Plugs and Outlets

You can pack a surprising amount of convenient technology into your home’s outlets.

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We Tried Kasa Smart Switches, and They Seriously Upgraded Our Home Lighting

Looking to add smart home functionality without breaking the bank? The Kasa smart switch is a brilliant solution.

8 Best Outdoor Smart Plugs for a High-Tech Backyard

Tired of setting up your outdoor tech manually? The best outdoor smart plugs let you control everything straight from your...

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How To Replace a Power Cord Plug

Five dollars and 30 minutes are all it takes to replace a power cord. I fixed my vacuum, but this...

The 10 Best Outdoor Smart Home Devices — From a Tech Expert

From smart pool water monitors to outdoor cameras, these are our favorite outdoor smart home devices that aren't just affordable,...

The Kasa Smart Plug Brings Your Smart Home Outside

Control outdoor home devices right from your smartphone with this easy-to-use smart plug. Automate lights and cameras for less than...

11 Voice Assistant Smart Home Products to Revolutionize Your Home

Gone are the days when you needed to press a button to control your environment. Now, you can control a...

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12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...

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10 Handy Uses for a Smart Plug

Stop worrying, make mornings better, find out if you need a new appliance and more, thanks to help from smart...

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What is the Correct Way to Install Electrical Outlets: Ground Up or Down?

You may see electrical outlets with the ground facing up or down. Do you know which is right?

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Foam Outlet Insulation Stops Cold Air Coming Through Electrical Outlets

Stop drafts cold at electrical boxes with these easy foam outlet insulation tips.

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GFCI Plug Receptacle: How to Install GFCI Outlets

GCFI outlets provide cheap insurance against deadly shocks.

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How to Add and Wire an Electrical Outlet

Use this easy method to install a new electrical outlet without a lot of wire pulling.

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Troubleshooting Dead Outlets and What to Do When GFCI Won’t Reset

Try these electrical tests before calling an electrician.

How to Install Electrical Outlets in the Kitchen

How to Install Electrical Outlets in the Kitchen

How to Install a Floor Outlet

Say goodbye to hazardous extension cords

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How to Add Outlets Easily With Surface Wiring

Running wiring in surface channels eliminates the big job of opening walls.

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How to Make Two-Prong Outlets Safer

Protect against deadly shocks in four easy steps.

How to Install an Outdoor Outlet

Install an Exterior Outlet

Tamper Resistant Receptacles Codes & Requirements Explained

What types of receptacle outlets are required by the code?

Overhead electrical outlets

Are you always tripping over extension cords that snake all over the floor of your shop? End that hassle by...

How to Choose the Best USB Outlet for Your Home or Garage

Find out what you need to know about the different types and installation requirements of USB outlets for your home...

Close Gaps Around Electrical Outlets and Switches

Small air leaks can add up to huge energy losses