When it come to any equipment it’s safety first and power leads can be
dangerous if not used and stored correctly.
Make sure you untangle any power leads and don’t ever use them coiled up as this
can cause them to overheat. You should never join power leads together as this
can also cause them to overheat. Make sure you buy an extension cord for the
length you need.
You should always check your power cords for any cuts or faults and repair them.
Don’t ever use an extension cord that has a frayed cord, cracked or broken plug
or one that has given someone a shock or tingle as you run the risk of being
The best way to store your power cord is to roll it straight with no
figure-eights, then wrap a piece of velcro around one end to keep it in place.
Then it’s ready and safe to use next time.
If you follow these few simple tips you can extend the life for your power lead
and keep you and your family safe as well.