Removing outlet safety covers

Outlet plugSlightly off-topic, and yet relevant to anyone facing the same dilemma: Now that I’ve baby-proofed all of my outlets… how do I plug something in?

If you have already separated a nail, or two, or generally jambed-up your fingers trying to remove one of these things, then you know what I mean. If not, then wait until your firstborn is crawling, you’ll discover that outlet covers, carefully designed to keep stuff out of outlets, really do work!

There are even patents issued for devices to remove them (tip #2: don’t use a knife, if that is your solution, then you should install them even without a toddler in the house).

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