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Experience:  Retired electrical contractor, 51 years experience.
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My husband and I sleep with a power point behind our bed

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Hi there,My husband and I sleep with a power point behind our bed that is not used.Is it possible to disable it or stop the current from going behind our bed?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: Two years
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Phil replied 1 month ago.

Hello, an electrician can remove the power point (receptacle) and put a blank plate on it.... IF it is the last receptacle in the chain of those receptacles it can be disconnected entirely.

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