Home Safety

Attention parents with small children – I always come across these plastic receptacle plugs that prevent children from sticking objects into the slots. What’s interesting to note is that if your home is newer and the receptacles have TR embossed on the front that means they are tamper resistant. Tamper resistant receptacles were designed help …

Electrical Safety

This 40 amp breaker had #14 gauge wiring which should have #8 stranded copper. The #14 gauge wire could overheat and fail before the breaker trips, this is a serious concern. Also this 40 amp breaker was for a hot tub and not GFCI rated which is also a serious safety concern. GFCI – Ground …