Something went into my garage and plugged all the outlet holes with
mud. I suspect some sort of wasp or other insect. The mud is really
packed, and I cant force a plug into them. The ground holes are the
worst. Anyone know how to clean them? Obviously I will shut off the
breaker first. It's amazing what stupid damages can occur when no one
On Sun, 04 Jan 2004 09:33:23 -0600, email@example.com (Jedd Haas) wrote:
Here in AZ, bug problems are so bad that it is common practice to
apply a thin bead of caulk to the back edge of the cover plate to keep
If you're having wasp problems from the front side, use those
child-protection plugs when the outlet is not being used.
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Water and a source of air pressure. Various bugs do this.
Some pack mud in and some pack vegetation. You could
replace all the outlets, but cleaning them is faster. Turn
off the power, remove the plates, use a small hand pump
spray bottle of water or your favorite cleaner and spray
each hole in each outlet water, and wait for 10-15 minutes.
Spray again, and then use your compressor and shoot the air
to each outlet. You may want to spray water on at the same
time as you shoot the air.
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