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You were having a good time with the family. All chilled out, relaxed as you watch a good movie by the living room… And then all of a sudden, the phone rang at the climax point! Startled, you tried to grab the phone. Unfortunately, you tipped over your sister’s drink and alas! The floor is drained wet including the newly bought extension cord!

This article aims to inform what immediate steps you can take in case accidents such as having liquid or food particles going inside your  extension cords.

What are the immediate actions to take? First things first, do not panic. This is one of the many situation where you should be logical and practical instead of getting overwhelmed by worry and panic.

Dealing with Liquid Accidents

Taking as many precautions as possible, listed are some of the basic things that you need to do when dealing with this kind of situation:

  1. If the appliance plugged in consumes high power, turn off the circuit breaker to cut off the main source of electricity.
  2. Make sure your hands are dry as you pull the plug of the appliance or gadget that is plugged into the extension cord.
  3. You may also unplug the extension cord from the outlet if this is more convenient or accessible for you. Still, make sure your hands are dry.
  4. If you are using Meiji extension cords with switch (single or individual), you may turn off the switch immediately.
  5. Refrain your children to touch any metal parts or exposed wires of the extension cord.
  6. After fulfilling either steps 1-4, dry the surrounding areas, including the extension cord to avoid other accidents. Also,  move the cord away from the soaked areas.
  7. Dry off the extension cord thoroughly; you can use a dry cloth to dry on it and let it sit there few days or hours depending on how much liquid was poured into it.
  8. Do not leave the extension cord coiled up in wet. Extend and lay it out as open and exposed for it to dry well.electrical cord
  9. Place it under a mild temperature cooler or heater to make sure that the inside parts of the cord gets dried.
  10. Never try to repair any cracks, breaks or tears of the wet cord with a tape.
  11. Let an expert electrician check your power cords before using it.
  12. Wait for a few days or weeks and make sure it is completely dry before you try to use it again.

We cannot predict circumstances that can meddle with the safety of our home. As much as possible, it is good to be ready with ‘What-to-Do’ steps to avoid further damage.  With this article, now you are more equipped when this accident happens. Stay safe! 🙂

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What do you if you have an appliance but you cannot connect the plug and reach the wall outlet? Use an extension cord. But the question is, will that cord be safe for your appliance? Sudden electrical surges can destroy the appliance if the cord does not have the surge protection feature. Some cords also are poor in quality, that its outlet does not generate the needed power anymore.

One should purchase extension cords with the valuable appliances to be plugged on them in mind. Also, the cords should be worth the money.

Meiji offers now a new 13-series of heavy-duty extension cord sets collection. They are of a bus bar type in connection.

Meiji’s 13 series collection’s main feature is its bus bar type connection with 1-switch-for-all-sockets for easy switching on and off of all connected appliances. In addition to this, it has its built-in surge protection which is very important to protect your connected appliances from sudden electrical surges. All cords from this collection will be of high-quality which you will surely find useful.

There are 3 models for this 13-Series collection, and each has universal sockets to cater to all kinds of international male socket plugs that you may have.

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Meiji MES-1300

The first 1300 model has 6 (3 universal and 3 round to flat) outlets with a single switch lamp indicator for easy switching on and off of connected appliances. Meiji MES-1300 model is rated at 250V, 10A and 2500W, so with its high voltage, current, and power rating, this will be a wise choice for connecting multiple devices. It has 3 meters long wire, providing long reach from the outlet to your appliances.

Meiji MES-1301

The 1301 is a 3 universal outlet model which is also rated at 250V, 10A and 2500W, which is also good for connecting several high power appliances. Unlike 1300, this only has a wire length of only 2 meters, eliminating more chances of wire tangling.

Meiji’s MES-1302

The last member to the collection is 1302, which is similar to MES-1301, except this model has 4 universal outlets instead of 3.

The Philippines constantly experiences a lot of electrical surges brought about by the irregular flow of electricity. Meiji can protect all your appliances and at the same time provide the extension needed for your convenience. Connecting international appliances won’t be a problem as the 13-series have built-in universal outlets.

Choose the best and have the best in Meiji heavy duty extension cords.

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Do you trust your extension cords for your valued appliances? Are you sure they are worth the money you bought them for?

Meiji brings you theheavy-duty extension cords new heavy-duty extension sets from our 13-series collection!

With bus bar type connections, 1-switch-for-all-sockets and built-in surge protection, Meiji assures you with quality extension cords you’ll surely enjoy.

Meiji offers you additional 3 models of extensions with universal socket outlets to cater to your imported appliances:

Meiji MES-1300

To start off,  Meiji MES-1300 model. It has 6 (3 universal and 3 round to flat) outlets with a single switch lamp indicator. Meiji MES-1300 model is rated at 250V, 10A and 2500W. This is really a good buy especially if you have a number of items to be plugged in. It conserves a lot of space, practical and it can save you a sum amount of money in buying additional models of extension cords. This model has 3meters long wire.

Meiji MES-1301, on the other hand is a 3 gang universal model also rated at 250V, 10A and 2500W. So for your higher wattage appliances (i.e.) coffee maker, over toaster and the like, this item fits like a glove. No need to worry about tangled wires because Meiji MES-1301 wire is only 2 meters long.

Meiji MES-1302

Last but definitely not the least, is Meiji’s MES-1302. Similar to MES-1301 except this item has 4 universal outlets into it.

As you are aware, our country experiences a lot of electrical surges brought about by the fluctuations in our power. Make sure you protect your appliances with items fit to the Philippine society.  We know Meiji surge protection extension cords can.

Know how to choose the best and have the best.

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