How do I convert a two-prong outlet into three-prong outlet?

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In order to change the outlet over to a three prong outlet you will need to buy a 2 prong to 3 prong adapter. Then connect a ground cable from the adapter to ground. It can be difficult so be careful and I advise hiring an electrician.
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1. Turn off the power to the two-prong outlets you plan to replace. 2. Remove the outlet's cover plate and unscrew the two screws that secure the outlet to the box. 3. Carefully pull
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Simply change it. You will not have the third ground wire, but that is all. The black wire should, I repeat should be the hot wire, but never assume when it comes to wiring. You can
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Jeff, Its real easy as long as you have steel boxes which I'm sure you have given the presence of 2 prong receptacles in your home. Go to Home Depot or Lowes and ask for "self
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To begin with, if you have no ground conductor in your outlet box, you need to install a GFI receptacle to give you ground protection. This is a requirement in Canada, I am uncertain
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How to Change a 2 Prong Electrical Outlet to a 3 Prong
In many older homes in the United States, the outlets are of the two-prong variety. Since two-pronged outlets are not grounded, it is essential to replace these receptacles with three-pronged versions. The grounded outlets are safer and more capable of... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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