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# What is Basic Electrical Safety?

Basic electrical safety practices help prevent shocks and fires in the home:

– Use GFCI outlets near water like in bath/kitchen to instantly cut power during ground faults.

– Check for frayed appliance cords, loose plugs, or outlets that spark – replace immediately.

– Do not use electrical devices near water or while wet.

– Turn off circuit breakers during renovations involving wiring to avoid accidental contact.

– Plugs should fit snugly without adapters which can overheat. Avoid overloading outlets.

– Call a licensed electrician for upgrades, replacements or repairs instead of DIY on main electrical system.

Following simple safety rules and being alert to potential hazards helps ensure home electrical systems operate safely.

Safely Doing Minor Electrical Repairs: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction Are you looking to save money and tackle minor electrical repairs on your own? While it’s always recommended to hire a licensed electrician for complex electrical work, there are certain minor repairs that you can safely handle yourself. In this article, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to safely perform minor electrical repairs in your …

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