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CableOrganizer.com Tip: If you don't mind the way your mess of electronic wires looks and need another reason to use electrical wire covers, how about for the safety of your family? According to experts, exposed wires cause fires every year due to cords lying on the floor and being walked on repeatedly, heavy and light objects being placed on top of exposed wires, consumers using the wrong wire size for the technology in their home or cords attached with staples, wrapped around nails or curled.
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) says flexible cords and cables should be protected from high traffic areas, sharp corners and wherever they will meet accidental damage. Therefore, it is wise to use wire covers.