Home Renovation: Childproofing Outlets

Each year, approximately 2,400 children suffer severe shock and burns when they stick items into the slots of electrical receptacles – that is nearly seven children a day.  It is estimated that there are six to 12 fatalities a year related to this. The National Electrical Code requires receptacles in homes, garages, accessory buildings, and […]

Tamper Resistant Receptacle – Increasing Your Home’s Value and Safety

There are many ways to increase your home’s value, but did you know that making safety improvements could be an economical way to add value to your home? Building Codes: Homes built or renovated to the latest and stricter building codes are more likely to fare better than homes that are not to codes during […]