Electrical Outlet Safety

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Electrical outlets do fail. Take these steps for when an outlet sparks, makes popping sounds & poses risks of electric shocks & fires.

The US Fire Administration notes that of the 24,000 electrical fires that were reported from 2014-2016, 12 percent of them were caused by electrical outlets, leading to approximately 850 injuries, 310 deaths and $871 million in property damage. It’s time to get better about electrical outlet safety for our loved ones and for the homes we build and share.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Family Handyman , https://www.familyhandyman.com/

Article Written By:  John Williamson

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