Know Your Outlets

April 23, 2018
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Not sure which outlet you want to be installed in your home?

Metro Electric has broken it down so it’s easy for you to decide what is important for each room.

Ground Receptacle

Third prong (ground) reduces the risk of electric shock and protects equipment from electrical damage.

Installment Location: Mandated by NEC in all areas, unless otherwise specified.

Tamper-resistant Receptacle

A built-in shutter system prevents objects from being inserted, except when simultaneous, equal pressure to both slots is provided by a plug.

Installment Location: Wall spaces, counter-top spaces and hallways.

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter Receptacle

This device shuts off an electric power circuit when it detects that a current is flowing along an unintended path. It reduces the risk of electrical shock.

Installment Location:Kitchens, bathrooms, garages, outdoor areas and laundry rooms.

Install USB Receptacles Today!

This device eliminates the need for bulky Universal Serial Bus (USB) adapters and provides a permanent USB connection source. Charge multiple USB powered devices at the same time! Offers a permanent adaption for devices requiring a USB terminal for power or charging as needed for convenience.

Perfect for household with teenagers. 😉

Call Metro Electric at 586.336.9121!