How to Extend an Existing Electric Wall Box


Some great tips when doing new construction or remodel work to kitchens or bathrooms. Because these rooms quite often will get tile, stone or some other additional wall coverings added to the walls, it is a good idea to install adjustable electric outlet boxes. Adding these will eliminate the need for electric box extensions and make for a neater job.

The great video below will show how to add and use this type electrical box.

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  1. If you are not an electrician you shouldn’t touch anything electrical in your house. You’ll either electrocute yourself of catch your house on fire. Don’t be stupid.

  2. I have to interject here. Sorry you may hire a licensed electrician who painfully studied and took that test to get s passing grade to get his license to practice but he hires all people that are willing to work for 9.00 + up a hour and drive his van with his materials & gas. Who’s to say the guy doing the work knows what the hell he’s doing? I know I’m a licensed electrician and the Great State of North Carolina would Not reciprocate my license from the Great State of New York without me re-taking the whole course over again. No credit for having a previous license! Aint that something?

  3. So you think people should listen to a diy page when they have no training on how to do these fixes? Oh by the way if you are not an electrician and you burn down your house and the find out you were the cause the insurance company doesn’t have to pay. Don’t be stupid get someone who know what they are doing.

  4. I called liscenced electrcian put gfi in bathroom once he left vanity lite didnt work and never attached the bare copper ground from box to on and off swt so so much for that bullshit

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