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Why You Need an Outdoor Electrical Outlet


Walk around your home and see if you have any outdoor electrical outlets. If the answer is no then you are missing out on a world of opportunities. Even if you have one, installing multiple outlets will make life outside that much easier. Here are a few reasons on why you would need outdoor electrical boxes.

Advantages of an Electrical Box
Installing electrical boxes around your property can house multiple outlets for your convenience. These boxes will keep the outlets weatherproofed, preventing any water or moisture from shorting the outlet. Now that there are outlets outside of your home, extension cords will rarely need to be used because of their strategic placement outside. When you do hook them up to extension cords, convenient flip-up covers will allow the cord to run out the bottom of the cover.

Uses of an Electrical Box

  • Trimming bushes, trees, and hedges will become easier to manage without a cord running all the way back into the garage.
  • You can now install patio, pool, and holiday lighting more effectively.
  • Working outside with power tools such as drills, table saws, etc. will be possible.
  • Parties can now be hosted in the backyard and patio with music, lighting, and any other electronics that need to be plugged in.

Having multiple electrical boxes installed around your property will improve your outdoor life significantly. When you decide to install these electrical outlets, rely on the experts at Lancaster Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical to get the job done. To learn more, or to schedule an appointment, give us a call at 717-207-8198.

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