How To Replace Existing Wall Sockets With USB Wall Sockets

Many years ago when you have your house wiring done and installed, none would have imagined that there will come a day when USB devices will take over our daily lives. These days so many of our household items uses USB port for our power source. Most common these days will definitely be the charging…

How to replace and terminate a two gang switch

A two gang switch in my shop broke, so I might as well take this opportunity to show you guys how to replace a simple 2 gang switch. First of all, SWITCH OFF THE MAINS! Get ready a 2 gang switch and a small screwdriver of a test pen. The broken 2 gang switch.   Loosen the 2…

Is it Safe to use a Multiple Socket Adapter

A very interesting question is whether it is okay to have multiple appliances plugged into one socket by using a multiple socket adapter. While it is not advisable to do such a thing, many homes do use multiple gang extension wires in their homes because when they bought the house, most developers never takes into consideration on how…

Why Switch Sockets And Plug Tops Melts

Many of you would have seen cases where the switch sockets or the plug tops melts like as though it has been burnt or roasted over a fire. Coincidentally. the melted parts are always the right terminal, be it the switch socket or the plug top. There is a logical reason for this to happen…

Wiring Diagram To Install 3 Phase Switch Sockets

3 phase switch sockets are normally used in an industrial environment where high voltage is need to run machinery. In a normal household there is almost no need to have a 3 phase switch sockets installed as every electrical appliance in our house is powered by single phase supply. The only reason why we need…

What Is A Switch Socket

A Switch Socket  is also normally called a plug which is not a very proper term. Switch Sockets are also switches, only this time, it needs to be plugged into something like the fridge or TV sets in our homes. There are easily distinguished by their look. While a switch has buttons, switch sockets has…