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# Common Electrical Repairs and Fixes

Some typical solutions homeowners and electricians employ:

– Replace loose outlets or switches.
– Install GFCI outlets in wet areas for safety.
– Add new lighting fixtures or upgrade wattage.
– Increase circuit/receptacle capacity for high load areas.
– Repair or replace damaged/missing junction box covers.
– Install outdoor-rated boxes, fixtures for exterior use.
– Snake out outlet/switch box corrosion with deoxidizer spray.
– Tighten connections or splice wire sections as needed.
– Upgrade older fuse boxes to circuit breaker panels.
– Fix broken, outdated knob-and-tube wiring as required.

Addressing deferred maintenance or renovating for modern needs keeps homes safe and up to code.

Safely Doing Minor Electrical Repairs: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction Are you looking to save money and tackle minor electrical repairs on your own? While it’s always recommended to hire a licensed electrician for complex electrical work, there are certain minor repairs that you can safely handle yourself. In this article, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to safely perform minor electrical repairs in your …

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