Electrical

Everything You Need to Know About Electrical Box Extenders

If you’ve a recessed electrical box at home or office, and are thinking how to fix it the easy, cheap and convenient way, then an electrical box extender is exactly what you need. What is an electrical box extender? An electrical box extender is a plastic or metal ring that fits snugly around an existing

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Can You Use Electrical Box Extenders for Commercial Applications?

Electrical box extenders are commonly used in domestic settings to fix recessed electrical outlets. They extend the face of a junction box and flush it against the wall surface, eliminating any structural gaps that may be present due to a new wall (or tile) installation or an old outlet design (or repair) job handled incorrectly.

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Plugging into Fire: Is Your Home Electrical Outlet a Fire Hazard?

Electrical outlets are found in the kitchen, in the bathroom, in the living room, in the basement, in the attic and even on the patio. Busy and buzzing, they provide power to everything that runs on electricity. Due to much common presence of electrical outlets, it can sometimes be easy to ignore them; to the

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Installed “To NEC Code”: Electrical Outlet Box at Homes

Electrical outlet box, also known as junction box, is a plastic (or metal) enclosure used in electrical installations to contain wires for an electrical connection. This way, it keeps the wires protected from wear and environmental elements and provides a safety barrier to consumers against electrical shocks. Installing an electrical outlet box is quite simple.

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The Different Types of Touch Technologies Employed in Industrial LCD Panels

Touch technology integrated LCD panels are all around us. They can be found at ATMs, gaming devices, vending machines, public information displays, GPS devices, and, of course, computer screens. The touch technology itself has come a long way ever since it first appeared in the 1960’s. During this time, many of its variations have been

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When Are Electrical Box Extenders Required?

Planning a remodel or changing your electrical wiring? Don’t start just yet! Whether it’s your home remodeling or office renovation, your electrical installations should be in compliance with the NEC standards. Failure to comply with these standards results in electrical hazards, claiming lives and damaging property. The code applies to the installation of electrical fixtures

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Installing Tiles or Drywall on an Existing Wall? Don’t Make This Common Mistake!

Are you installing tiles or drywall on your existing wall? If yes, make sure any affected electrical outlet sits flush with the new wall surface after the remodeling is complete. When installing tiles or drywall on an existing wall surface, many contractors fail to account for the presence of an electrical outlet on the old

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Inside the Wall: Your Metal Electrical Box and the Risk of Arcing

Electrical malfunctions or failures remain one of the top causes of home structure fires in the United States. The NFPA estimates that fire departments in the U.S. respond to an annual average of 45,210 home structure fires involving electrical malfunctions or failures. The common theme in most home electrical fire incidents? Arcing! What is arcing? Arcing

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