• 220V outlet to 110V in the Philippines?

    I live in the Philippines. All power sources in residential areas here are 220V. Can I take one 110V leg off of the outlet and put a wire nut over the end and tape it w/ electrical tape. Then on the empty side of the outlet, put a 12 awg wire and run that to a copper rod inserted in the ground under the house? Some people here told me it will... show more
    I live in the Philippines. All power sources in residential areas here are 220V. Can I take one 110V leg off of the outlet and put a wire nut over the end and tape it w/ electrical tape. Then on the empty side of the outlet, put a 12 awg wire and run that to a copper rod inserted in the ground under the house? Some people here told me it will work... Thanks
    5 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 9 years ago