In previous articles we explained some electric basics.
Understanding Electrics in Your New Home Build and Electrics for your new home build part 2
Then we discussed light fittings. Choosing lights for your new home. In this article we look at electrical outlets or sockets (plugs).
Don’t you hate it when you can’t find an electrical outlet close to where you need it, or when there’re insufficient outlets. Ensure you have sufficient electrical outlets where they’re going to be needed. Rather err on the generous side, because using extension leads and overloading electrical outlets is hazardous and is often the cause of house fires.
Locations for electrical sockets include:
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