Protect Your Home with AFCI Outlets
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By: Danny Lipford
Arc-fault circuit interrupter outlets interrupt power when they detect hazards such as nails inadvertently driven into wires, loose electrical connections or power cords accidentally damaged by furniture or pets.
Almost 50 percent of home electrical fires are preventable with AFCIs, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and installing an AFCI in just one room can cover the entire branch circuit, protecting people and property, and offering peace of mind.
Watch the video above for Danny’s special message about AFCI protection.