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Keeping in this spirit we partnered with Nick, electrician and owner of NESC Electrical, to bring you his #worksmarter tips to repair broken appliances at home.
Here are Nick’s tips on the right way to replace a broken plug on an extension cord.
Step 1. Remove the faulty plug
Step 2. Measure where to cut the cords sheathing
Step 3. Do not cut too deep to avoid the insulation
Step 4. Measure to where insulation needs to be stripped
Step 5. Strip and then twist copper
Step 6. Snip off excess copper
Step 7. 20 Repetitions per leg
Step 8. Thread through lock nut, then plastic cover
Step 9. Attach copper to the correct terminal screw
Step 10. Yellow to earth
Step 11. Blue to neutral
Step 12. Brown to active
Step 13. Loop cables over grooves
Step 14. Pull plastic sleeve over
Step 15. Secure lock nut