Our whole lives run on electricity, and if we’re being honest here, no one’s house has sufficient power outlets to keep everything running and charged. It is why we rely so greatly on strength strips to rotate one plug right into six or more, stretching the capabilities of our home’s electrical system. But, there room a few rules you’re most likely breaking when it involves power strip use.

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Never leaving Them near Children

A fast Google search will display you many of fear stories about kids placing fingers, toys and forks into outlets and power strips.

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Nothing assume that they know better. Teach lock to stay away indigenous outlets, install outlet plugs in ALL wall surface and power-strip outlets and don’t leave strength strips in areas where young kids might think they’re something come play with.

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