When To Say “Enough”

The home inspector couldn’t believe what he saw in the garage; he had never seen so many electrical extension cords plugged into a single wall outlet.

Extension cords are useful, but shouldn’t be used as permanent wiring.extension cords san jose

In the photo, there is a single wall outlet designed for 2 cords to be plugged in.

Using 4 plug adapters and not-so-smart ingenuity, this homeowner managed to plug in 9 extension cords and an AC adapter… a total of 10 cords.

Extension cords are a source of both electrical shock and electrical fires… Do you think?

Count on the common sense inspectors at Pacific Coast Inspections to report when enough is enough.


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