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Electrical Safety: Tips For Child-Proofing Your Electrical System

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Electrical Safety: Tips For Child-Proofing Your Electrical System

As a parent of young kids, you understand the importance of child-proofing and general child safety. What you may not realize is the safety threats that your home’ electrical wiring can pose. When it comes to general electrical safety for children, you’ll want to reach out to your local residential electrician to assess your home and address any potential vulnerabilities. Here are a few of the things that you should consider. Make Sure Your Bathroom and Kitchen Contain GFCI Outlets Water and electricity don’t mix, and any time you have kids and water together, you’re going to have splashing, some of which could actually hit outlets that are nearby. Ground fault circuit interruption, or GFCI, is an essential safety feature for household electrical systems. This type of outlet will automatically short out and shut down in the face of...

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