Simple Way to Save Your Outlets While Woodworking

Save your outlets from sawdust with this simple hack.

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Easy, Temporary Protection

I do a lot of power sanding at my workbench, and all the sawdust kept getting into the outlet strip and interfering with the electrical contact. Now I put a strip of masking tape over outlets I’m not using and replace it as needed. The outlet strips last a lot longer! — Helene Lesel

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