Frozen electrical outlet
An interior electrical outlet on the W side of my house stopped working this morning. It was around 8-deg. F, when I woke up (not unusual in Zone 5a CT) – could it have frozen? I checked all the breakers, resetting the ones in that room, tried different lamps, to no avail. The outlet has a foam gasket insulating it, but cold air pours through the plugs when I unplug anything.
Obviously, I won’t use the outlet (I even turned off the wall switch that controls it), but is there a long-term solution to the problem if it did freeze? Can I use it again after the temperature goes back up?
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