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Hi guys, I would like to find out and learn if i can splice the light switch wiring and add another power outlet next to the light switch? Or are the wires that run to the light switch not suitable for a power socket? Thanks a lot for the help guys.
Installing a power outlet enhances the outdoor area of the house and one can fully enjoy the open air. Everyone loves to stroll outside the house and relax in the fresh air comfortably. The best thing to do is to add an electrical outlet in the outdoor living space area and follow the below-given suggestions: 1. Lighting- One should always experiment with different type of lighting to match the mood and enhance the excitement. For example, set the outdoor area with illuminating bright light and enjoy playing games with the whole family. Moreover, one can put magical strings of fairy lights to dazzle up a late night party. 2. Cool and heat- To provide a comfortable temperature outside the house, one can plug in a gentle mist cooling system or a weather-resistance outdoor fan. One can even install an outdoor rated heating system by taking help of an electrician electrician to enhance the outdoor living space during winters. 3. Work- An outdoor outlet provides convenience for the garden tools to operate without any problem. The trimmers, leaf blowers, etc operate easily with more power than the batteries and without any noise, mess, and hassle that one gets while putting fuel into the gasoline. 4. Play- One can easily enjoy and play the favorite musical instrument like electric guitar, keyboard or kazoo by connecting the instrument to the outdoor outlet. 5. Cook- There is nothing better than cooking in the garden amidst the beauty of the flowers. By installing an outdoor power outlet, one can use the small appliances to whip up the favorite treats. Making use of an electric grill is the best option as it heats up fast and is easy to clean. Moreover, it is safe to use as it does not cause any off-gas fumes and carbon-monoxide like charcoal or propane. Before setting out the power outlet outside there are few things which one has to decide. The first thing is whether to run it overhead, which is easier but prone to damage easily, or to keep the wiring underground, which is a bit difficult to install but safer. The second thing is where to position the outlet, which should be decided wisely to avoid any problem. One should take help of a professional electrician to set the power outlet with ease. ______________________ Please share your opinion. Thanks! Electrician Palo Alto Electrical Contractor Redwood City