How to Replace a Plug Socket

Here’s how to replace a plug socket in the UK. Changing your power outlet faceplates is a quick & easy way to jazz up any room.

IMPORTANT: Please read before following the instructions in this video.

Always consult a qualified electrician before working on electrics in your home and ensure the power is isolated when changing an outlet. Metal plug sockets must be earthed. The changing of the power outlet in this video is specific to the electrical configurations in my UK based home, which may vary to yours. I am not a qualified electrician and so this video should be watched for guidance only.