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Christmas lights connection -ok to use electrical tape?

Posted by pbx2 (My Page) on
Sun, Dec 8, 13 at 23:17

I have to hang some lights on trees in front of the house & have to connect to extension cords that run back to the house.

Can I use electrical tape to wrap the various connections (to cord or on adapters) to prevent moisture intrusion or shorts?

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RE: Christmas lights connection -ok to use electrical tape?

Electrical tape will work, but it will be gummy and fun to remove. They make a stretchy adhesive free tape (it sticks to itself but not to other stuff) commonly called "rescue tape" which might end up being more convenient.

RE: Christmas lights connection -ok to use electrical tape?

Thanks roonatalie. I'll look into that too.

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