Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Why It's A Bad Idea To Overload A Plug-Strip

Don’t have enough outlets to plug in all of your electrical devices? It’s common for homeowners to use a plug-strip when they run into this problem, but it’s not always the best solution. Find out what can happen when you plug in too many electrical devices below:

Plug-strips are not always an acceptable response to not having enough outlets. Watch the video to find out what happened when this homeowner overloaded this strip:

In this case, it was a combination of an old outlet and too much power going through at the same time. If your home’s outlets are over 20 years old, it may be time for an upgrade.

You can always count on the professional electricians at GEN3 Electric to upgrade your home’s wiring and make sure all of your electrical devices are safe and secure. Give us a call today at 215-512-4102 to make an appointment.

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