Sparking Outlets: What Does It Mean?
When sparks start flying every time you plug something into an outlet, panicking is a very normal and realistic reaction to having. Sparking occurs because there was a break between the transfer of energy going from the outlet to the appliance you tried to plug in. In most cases, this is something you should be concerned about as electricity moves fast enough that this shouldn't happen. The question is – why is your outlet sparking if electricity moves fast enough that it shouldn't?