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Does it happen to be marked with TR (Tamper Resistant)? I find these outlets are more difficult to insert/remove plugs from. That being said, it should not take significant amounts of force to use. Is it just a specific hair dryer that is difficult to remove? If so you should inspect the prongs for damage. If it is all plugs then the outlet is the ...
It's probably best to get the socket replaced rather than repaired - especially one that's in a bathroom as you might need to have a RCD socket to protect against shocks. Sockets should have a certain degree of stiffness so that the plug doesn't just fall out or come partially out if you put even the slightest strain on the flex.
Home automation is on the rise now a'days with the advent of smartphones and with wifi becoming more popular in houses. On the low end, you have equipment like the x10 Commander - this will allow you to control x10 devices from an iPhone / Android phone over WiFi. The commander acts as a bridge between WiFi controllers and x10 devices. x10 devices can ...
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