plug falls out of receptacle

Licensed Commercial Electricians in Ottawa

Damaged contact points are the main cause of loose outlets.  This can come from age and general wear and tear or from bad wiring.  If the outlet is not holding plugs, have an electrician examine it.  There could be other more serious problems like burnt wires.

A loose plug can:

  • Damage wiring inside the walls
  • Trip circuit breaker
  • Blow a fuse
  • Create arcing

Arcing is when the electrical current flows through an air gap between conductors.  This is a major cause of household fires.

Don’t take chances.  Have your wiring checked to prevent fires and injuries