Updating old electrical outlets dnangel dating game
Do you have an outlet that doesn't work anymore?
Or maybe the vacuum cleaner won't stay plugged in because the plug keeps falling out?
I wasn’t big on the little plastic guards that went in outlets or the other baby proofing systems. When O-Man was little, there was really only one plug that ever really concerned me.
It was right next to the vent grate he unscrewed with a penny when he was 2…
Then you need to put on your electrician's hat and get to work!
When we moved into our first house, I cleaned all the electrical outlets and light switches.
While there were sparks, thankfully no one was hurt.Aside from not liking the colors of our outlets, they were all pretty loose.Over time outlets can become weak and not hold the plug in very well.Then when we painted we put new white outlet and switch covers on.
It may not seem like much, but to me, it was a finishing touch on a fresh paint job.But, my kids are no longer the point of tamper resistant; at least I’d like to think.My niece is still young, I have friends with little ones, the next homeowners might have babies.It just reinforced my decision to use tamper resistant outlets.