usb powerpoints

Why You Should Update Powerpoints With USB Sockets

Sick of taking out your plug to put in a USB device? Sounds like you may need USB powerpoints.

What is a USB socket?

A USB powerpoint is almost identical to a regular powerpoint except that it also includes USB ports. They have the ability to charge multiple devices at one time without the clutter of a conventional point.

With a USB powerpoint, you have the ability to choose a point that has your desired amount of USB and three-prong inputs. You can have up to one, two or even six USB outlets on one powerpoint.

How do I know when its time to upgrade to USB powerpoints?

Its time to upgrade when you want the convenience of having USB points across your property. Most homes have two to four occupants and finding a powerpoint can be tricky. Why would you connect your USB device to a power plug when you can connect it straight into the wall?

Having a USB point easily accessible can speed up tasks because they charge more quickly. You will also benefit from a quicker computer because charging your phone in your computer’s USB port can slow down its performance.

Why are USB points safer?

Having too many devices connected to a powerpoint can cause the circuit to overload. Installing a USB powerpoint frees up the surrounding sockets for other important devices. You also benefit from increased efficiency because USB wall sockets can charge devices more quickly.

Whilst they are safer than regular powerpoints, it is advised that you do not attempt to install them yourself. Unlicensed electrical work is dangerous and illegal. We highly recommend that you call upon a licensed electrician to install your USB powerpoints. At Metropolitan, we have electricians across the nation who are ready for your call.

How much does it cost to install a USB point?

USB points vary in price depending on how many outlets you want. They can be anywhere from $12 to $70. You will also have to consider the price of an electrician to install your points. At Metropolitan Electrical Contractors, our electricians operate 24/7, every day of the year and can even be at your door within the hour*.

We have a range of $0 deposit, interest free payment plans that make installing your USB points a breeze! Our electricians have the technology to set you up at your door, so there’s no waiting around and the work can begin straight away. They also come in weekly and fortnightly options for your convenience. When you need a USB point installed, contact the Metropolitan name you know and love.


Published: 29 Jun, 2020

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