So Many Outlets

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CHARLOTTE – Modern technology changes mean that homes may not have adequate or efficient outlets to handle their electrical needs. Your electrical system including your outlets should be inspected regularly. Worn outlets are a concern for electrical inconveniences and safety issues. Additionally, we can use new technology to enhance our busy lives. There are likely a few upgrades with your outlets that you could benefit from.


A Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) outlet is engineered to stop the flow of electricity when a ground fault is detected. Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI) outlets prevent up to 95% of electrical fires. 20A outlets are often found in Laundry rooms and kitchens where high energy demand appliances are located. Tamper-resistant outlets keep kids safe. Surge protection outlets help to protect expensive electronics from the eroding effects of surges.

Accessibility and enjoyment

Incorporating USB outlets where you use USB corded devices is a major convenience upgrade. Devices plugged into smart outlets can be controlled using apps or voice commands. 360 -degree outlets allow plugs to be plugged in at any angle. Pop-up outlets can be installed on a desktop or counter to pop up just when needed. Recessed outlets allow your flat screen TV to hug the wall. Floor outlets can be placed in almost any place in an open floor plan for efficiency.

If you have any questions about outlet choices or any electrical needs give us a call at GB Electrical Services, (980) 500-2378 or visit our website at

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