electrical outlet?

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  1. JasonZ

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    im having my maintenance guy change my electrical outlet. i think i am better off going to home depot and buying one rather than letting him put whatever he wants in.
    does anyone have one they can recommend? im not trying to spend a fortune, it's just an outlet. thanks for the input.
     
  2. Dan Hitchman

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    If it's for a critical piece of equipment, maybe a Lutron with surge blocker fuses.
    Is the electrical line going to the outlet 12 or 10 gauge with a 20 amp fuse in your main fuse box? If so, get a 20 amp outlet.
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    i really dont know the answer to your question. i live in an old (50 years) high rise apartment building. there are currently 2 prong outlets which is why i want to upgrade. dont know if that tells you anything...
     
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    Yes you do want to upgrade to a 3 prong so that you will have a ground. Usually if you buy them yourself they will cost you considerably less then what he will charge you for them.
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    i cant seem to find lutron outlets anywhere.
    can someone let me know where to pick one up?
    online link maybe?
    thanks!
     
  6. Dan Hitchman

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    Your Home Depot doesn't carry them?
    Try www.lutron.com for a list of dealers.
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    I think I'm losing my mind! I should have said LEVITON outlets. Argh! Sorry, my bad. At least they're both in the electrical and lighting business.
    Home Depot does carry that brand.
    www.leviton.com
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