Okay, so this is not one of those posts about beautiful home decor. In fact, there’s nothing really pretty about it at all, but it’s definitely one for the handy DIY people out there. Sometimes outlets need to be changed out due to safety reasons. Maybe they don’t work anymore. Maybe they won’t even hold a plug, or in my case, maybe they are just plain ol’ U-G-L-Y. Our home is 15 years old. When it was built, homeowners were given two color options: gray or beige. And for those that chose beige, they were also gifted with outlets that are that nice dirty almond color. BLAH. So, step one in my up and coming laundry room re-do is to change out those ugly almond outlets.
Now, I know some of you aren’t too comfortable when it comes to the electrical DIY projects. I get that. And frankly, it’s a good thing if this sorta project scares you. Trust me, electrical projects is not something to take lightly (pun intended!) and as long as you keep that in mind, you’ll be a lot more careful. 🙂 I’m going to walk you through these instructions on how easy it is to change out your own outlets. [Please click to continue reading…]