Dallas Real Estate and Short Sale Blog: August 2012

Tech Corner - Electrical Outlets with Built-In USB

Electrical Outlet with Built In USB PortsI was out staffing a model home yesterday. As I sat in the kitchen eating lunch, I noticed the builder had installed a special outlet that contained a pair of USB charging ports. I thought this was a nice way to avoid the little "wall wart" transformers that come with many of the newer devices.

Being a "techie" of sorts I wanted them for my own kitchen so I was off on the hunt. I stopped into the local Lowe's store and scored three of them for about $23 each.

It took me about 30 minutes to install them in my kitchen and I was ready to go. While this is a simple task, you may want to consider hiring a handyman to install them properly and safely.

Click here for a list of local Handyman service providers.

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Originally posted at http://www.thebranchteam.com/wordpress/2012/08/28/tech-corner-electrical-outlets-with-built-in-usb/

 

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Comment balloon 8 commentsTom Branch • August 28 2012 05:45PM
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