Advantages of updating office sockets

Every office and workspace relies one electrical sockets and outlets to keep working. But these may have been designed for an earlier time, with less reliance on powering tech equipment. Updating your sockets might seem like a big task, but what are the advantages of updating office sockets? And how can this benefit your business?

What are the advantages of updating office sockets?

There are a number of advantages and benefits to updating the electrical sockets in your office. These benefits include:

  • Increasing productivity- The struggle to find an empty socket when an additional appliance needs to be plugged in can eat into the working day and make life difficult for your employees. By updating your sockets, and adding more socket options, you can increase office productivity and help make your workplace more constructive.
  • Better use of space- if your office has expanded or been remodelled, one of the most common issues is the location of the sockets, in line with the new working arrangements. Updating your sockets can allow you to provide more wall outlets, and position these in the best possible places to maximise the space in your office.
  • Making the office safer- most offices need to rely on extension cords and cables to supply enough sockets in the space to provide the necessary power. By updating your sockets, installing additional sockets, considering socket hubs, and even USB sockets, you can dramatically increase the number of wall outlets available. This can completely eliminate the need for¬†extension cables and reduce the risks of slips, trips and falls that are associated with the trailing cords and cables. This also reduces the risk of electrical fires and shocks, associated with overloaded sockets as a result of extension cables.

For more information or advice about updating the sockets in your office, get in touch with the experts today, here at Walker Electrical. We are Preston’s leading electrical experts. From industrial to residential settings, we work across sectors to provide top quality electrical and lighting solutions.