How to Install Electrical Outlets . Drilling a Hole in the Ceiling or Floor for an Electrical Outlet

Hi I am Drew Fendy, master home inspector. I have been inspecting for over 24 years. Today we are going to describe how to install an electrical receptacle for Expertvillage.com.How to Install Electrical Outlets . Drilling a Hole in the Ceiling or Floor for an Electrical Outlet Okay, now we need to drill a hole from the basement up through into the wall and/or ifyou are doing the same thing from the attic down through. You mark out where you wantto be and you have got to be very, very careful to make sure that when you drill through you Alright so the first mod I’m going to show you is actually this little guy. It’s a throttle lock that can… are inside the wall.
So measure, measure, measure, the whole thing measure twice cutonce. Measure 3-4 times cut once. We don’t want to come up into the floor or up above,we want to be in the wall. So, I have measured out and marked here and we will drill a hole right through here. I am going to grab my drill and we will get going. So a drill witha nice bit here you can use that or a flat spade bit this just drills a little quicker. So line it up in the hole….
got the hole through. Now we feed the wire, fish up andget it from below, let me grab the fish.