So I actually put together a little graphic tutorial for easy reference if anyone else wanted to update some outlets in their home.
I’m not a trained electrician so I can’t say this is an expert how-to or that it’ll work for every home out there, but so far it has served us quite well.
Because there are no screws, a special removal tool allows components to be extracted for maintenance or replacement in the future.
See more: The Newest Smart-Home Innovations We Want Now Similar to Bocci, California-based Trufig produces a system based on a special electrical box that gets built into the wall with drywall tape and joint compound during construction.
Then – in what promised to be the easiest electrical connection I’d ever done – I simply plugged the wires from the light into the ones on the fan (blue into black was correct according to the instruction I had finally cracked open). First was buying another kit from the store, just in case the one I had gotten was a bum one. Then I saw somewhere that I should try hardwiring it by exposing the wires (i.e.