How to Install a New Outlet with a USB Port
Technology is always changing and your home should reflect that. With this DIY project, you’ll be able to plug a USB cord into the wall just like you would a normal electrical plug. A simple upgrade courtesy of our expert, Michael Goldstein, AKA the Mensch with the Wrench.
- USB outlet
- Phillips and flathead screwdriver
- Wire tester
- Remove cover plate
- Remove old outlet
- Detach wires
- Reattach wires to new outlet
- Screw in outlet and replace plate
- Turn on power
This easy task will only take 10 minutes and should cost around $25.