Step 3: Replace Button, If Needed

man reattaching a doorbell button
Photo: Ryan Benyi
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Attach the wires to the terminal screws in the back of the new button and fasten it to the door casing.
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    Tools List

    • multi-bit screwdriver
      Multi-bit screwdriver
    • multimeter
      Multimeter, available at home centers for about $15
    • wire strippers
      Wire stripper

    Shopping List

    doorbell button (if needed)

    18-gauge wire

    doorbell chime (if needed)

    electrical tape

    wire nuts