AC WORKS® Connector — Residential Power

Extension Cords

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When you need a lot of extra lengths to get your equipment powered you can count on AC WORKS® brands to have the power connection solution you need and fast.  We have many cables and extensions ranging from 10-100 feet in length depending on the product you need. This week we will focus on safety as the main use for an extension cord.  NEMA L14-30PR plugs into your generators NEMA L14-30R outlet and then runs to your home’s NEMA L14-30P Transfer Switch Inlet.  If it were me, I would purchase this cable, the L1430PR, in a length of 25 or...

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Flexible Adapters

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AC WORKS® brand flexible adapters are longer than the compact adapters we highlighted last week.  Our flexible adapters range from 1 foot to 1.5 feet in length, depending on the configuration.  The added length given in the design of our flexible adapter collection allows for a more flexible reach, which is where the name came from.  Using flexible adapters make it easier to fit your adapter in some areas with difficult reach.  They will maneuver to all angles so you will never be without power.  The flexible adapter line is perfect when you need just a little extra length for a difficult reach but...

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Why Grounding Your Dryer is Important

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Did you know some dryer plugs are 3-prong and others are 4-prong?  Have you wondered why this is or have you had trouble connecting your dryer to your home electrical dryer outlet because they don’t match? The old style of 3-prong dryer cords did not include a ground wire.  Changes in the National Electrical Code now require dryers to be wired with a ground wire.  This means the cords now have 4-prong plugs.  There are some cases where you cannot plug your dryer into your receptacle.  This is because you may have an old dryer and a new construction home...

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Learn How to Keep Your Sump Pumping During a Power Outage

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Sump pumps protect your basement from water by pumping excess water from the pit to the exterior of your home. Once the water level in your pit reaches a certain height it is expelled via a pump and tube.

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