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Why is it that most electrical outlets in residential Chicago homes are installed sideways? We've seen this all over the area as we look to buy a house. We even asked a Realtor at an open house once and she said she didn't know, but it was like that across most of Chicago. Why is that?

Asked by Christy Warren

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