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Fire Guard Outlet FAQs

How do I GFCI-protect my Fire Guard Outlet?

Discover two methods to integrate GFCI protection for your Docking Drawer Fire Guard Outlet for additional peace of mind.

How to Create a Tool Charging Rack

In a busy garage workshop, safety is crucial, especially when charging multiple batteries for drills, saws, leaf blowers, weed eaters, and other power tools. Our customer, Edward, created his own cordless tool charging rack and incorporated our Fire

How to Prevent Dishwasher Fires

Issues with wiring within the dishwasher control panel can be a fire hazard, as can a circuit board that's compromised by rinse aid leaks. This Santa Barbara customer had most of their kitchen destroyed by a fire sparked by a faulty Bosch dishwasher

How to Install the Fire Guard Outlet

Remove the existing outlet: If you're replacing an existing outlet with the Fire Guard Outlet, remove the cover plate and unscrew the outlet from the electrical box. Disconnect the wires attached to the outlet by unscrewing the terminal screws or rem

How does the Fire Guard Outlet work?

The Fire Guard Outlet is a simple, yet effective, way to enhance fire safety by automatically cutting power to an outlet and connected devices at the first sign or smoke or rapidly rising heat, BEFORE any smoke or fire damage occurs. Featuring two ke

Why and where do I need a Fire Guard Outlet?

30 deaths. 280 injuries. $226.9 million in property damage. Just think of all the appliances and devices that remain powered on while unattended throughout the home, and the risk we take every time we walk away or leave the house and let technology t

Electrical Certifications for the Fire Guard Outlet & Disconnect

The 15 amp Fire Guard Outlet, 20 amp Fire Guard Outlet & Fire Guard Disconnect (specifically the heat sensor and the interlock outlet or disconnect) are Listed to UL/CSA 60730-2-9 as an appliance interlock device. The smoke sensor is not a Listed com