Safety should be the first concern of anyone when it comes to electricity. Undoubtedly electricity is the most important thing in todays life and no one can expect life without electricity but even this has to be kept in mind that this is a life taking tool. It has been observed that occasionally people show careless attitude when it comes to electrical appliances or repairing anything especially when it is about repairing electric cords. People take this as an easy task which is certainly not the case. It is always better to leave such kind of jobs for professionals or otherwise consequences can be extremely bad.
To figure out that weather the electrical cords are working or not one can check by analyzing whether the appliance is working or not or if there is no power. To sort out the problem it is better to consult an expert electrician.
It should not be forgotten that repairing the plug or even sorting out the problem in the electrical cord is a technical and a specialized job. One needs to have complete knowledge of cords, plugs and wires along with the skills of identifying the appropriate wires.It has to be kept in mind that overconfidence can put ones property or even life at stake. So why should we take the risk?
Another important step to reduce the risk and to keep everyone safe is keep the faulty electrical cords and plugs at a separate place from fine working cord and plugs otherwise there is a great possibility of mix up of fine working and faulty cord and plugs.Additionally for the safety purpose it is suggested to keep the faulty cords and plugs at a place where children cannot access them. The innocence of the children can bring trouble to them and to the whole family.
In general it is suggested that instead of repairing the cord they must be replaced by the new ones. It will cost something but is surely better then risking anything more valuable.
Repairing the cords and plugs personally can bring one to accountability in case there have been any damages done by fire. There is a possibility that in such a situation one might not get benefit of insurance for the loss therefore it is better to avoid self practice of repairing any electric appliances even if they are as small as cords and plugs.One important thing which should not be ignored is the warranty provided by the expert electrician after he has replaced or repaired the cords and plugs. This will assure that if there was any mistake at electricians end you will not be held responsible for any accidents.
In short it can be said to keep you safe avoid having adventures with cords and plugs repairs.