How To Add USB Ports Into The Surface Of A Desk?

Desk Grommet

Do you often have  to hunt for the wall outlet under your computer’s desk to plug in the charging adaptor of your phone? Don’t you wish that there were power units on the desk itself? If your answer is yes, then you would be delighted to know that there are solutions capable of meeting your requirements. Desk power grommet or desk modules have in-built power sockets and USB ports and can be easily installed on the surface of a table.

First you would need to purchase a good power grommet as per your requisites. There are plenty of options available in the market, just go through their specifications and select the one that matches your needs. Next comes the tricky part of installation. You can either hire a professional to take care of the task for you or perform a DIY installation. In case you decide to go with the second option, here’s what you will need to do:

  • Place the grommet on the surface of your desk at the area where you wish to install it. Then trace its outline using a pencil or sketch pen. Make sure that the area you select is not usually used for keeping anything else, such as a pen stand, books, etc.
  • Use a drill machine equipped with an appropriate drill bit to make the hole in the marked section of the desk. Perform the task slowly and carefully, if you don’t want to end up with an imperfect hole.
  • Now place the grommet inside the hole and make sure that it fits within snugly. Take it out and modify the hole if needed. Then proceed towards establishing connection between the grommet and the nearest source of power.
  • Follow given instructions for providing power to the grommet, or take help from an expert in case the task is complicated. Once the connection has been established, check whether the grommet is functioning properly or not by testing all the outlets and ports built into it. If everything is working fine, replace all items back on the desk and use your in-desk power outlets whenever needed.

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Desk power grommets  and modules are highly useful utilities for homes as well as offices. Not only can they provide convenience and ease, but also help to ensure proper cable management. You won’t have to deal with the mess of tangling wires anymore after installing them.



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