Receptacles inside your home is a need, but ask yourself, what about outside?
Some think outdoor receptacles aren’t important, but outdoor outlets can help make your life so much easier! Remember that it is all about how these electrical outlets are installed which makes them efficient. Making sure they are installed correctly by hiring a certified electrician. It is important to have someone who knows what they’re doing. Always use an electrician because it ensures safety and reaffirms that they are put in properly. After all, these outlets are outside.
A Few Reasons to Consider Outdoor Receptacles:
Entertaining with Ease: Have you always wanted to have an outdoor party? With outdoor receptacles, you can plug everything in with ease and still have room to spare. Having everything plugged makes things easier and maximizes your outdoor enjoyment.
Convenience: As a homeowner, you may have to run extension cords from their indoor outlets to power their outdoor equipment. With outdoor outlets, you can save the stress. Not only is that inconvenient but it is also dangerous. You risk a shortage or fire, and cords that are stretched over walkways and grass are a tripping hazard.
Christmas Lights: Did you ever inspire to be one of those lit homes but hate the thought of all the cords? Traditionally, Christmas lights have been run through extension cords and cable boxes into garages and homes. Instead, outdoor outlets make hanging Christmas lights much easier. You don’t have to limit your lighting around how long an extension cord is or worry about overloading circuits.
Remember This When Installing Outdoor Electrical Outlets:
Outlets should be installed for both convenience and safety. You should never install outlets near a source of water. If you have an outdoor bar, deck, or kitchen, have an outlet installed. Lastly, choose the best location with Christmas lights in mind. Think of areas near entrances and exits such as exit doors.
Stevens Electric has design plans for your outdoor receptacle needs. We can make your outdoor dreams a reality. Entertain with a peace of mind with the help of Stevens Electric. For a FREE Estimate, call (610) 316-9998 or visit our website at www.stevevenselectricalcontractors.com