Extra Duty While-In-Use Covers from Leviton: Built for the Outdoors

Leviton Extra Duty While-In-Use Covers

From patios to pools, to landscaping and holiday lighting, today’s homes should be equipped for the electrical needs of outdoor living. With smooth, clean lines and a sleek look, the Leviton Extra Duty While-in-Use Covers are more appealing to homeowners and comply with the new code requirements.

According to 2014 NEC® requirements, “extra duty” application hoods are required in damp or wet locations for use with 15A and 20A weather-resistant receptacles. Leviton Extra Duty While-In-Use Covers are code compliant and ideal for residential electrical contractors working in outdoor spaces.

Durable, Easy-Access Covers

Leviton Extra Duty While-in-Use Covers are built to keep out moisture, debris, and insects, with easy access to receptacles. These non-metallic covers, available in both vertical and horizontal configurations, protect wiring devices from the elements without breaking or cracking, and are easy to install and use in the following outdoor applications:

  • Lawn Equipment
  • Pools
  • Hot Tubs
  • Holiday and Landscape Lighting
  • Outdoor Entertainment Systems
  • Barbeques
  • Fountains
  • Vending Machines
  • And more

[PDF] Leviton Extra Duty While-In-Use Covers Product Bulletin

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Top-notch durability and performance:

  • Dedicated vertical and horizontal designs add to stability the device
  • Made from UV-resistant polycarbonate that holds up to inclement weather without breaking or cracking
  • Pre-mounted, thick gasket provides weather-resistant seal to protect from moisture and streamline installation
  • Larger gasket creates consistent seal around cover and device
  • Stainless steel hinge pin and gussets add strength and durability to the design
  • Opening latch and locking mechanism are on the base of the device not on the cover, providing more protection against the opening mechanism breaking off
  • Compliant with NEC® 2014 Section 406.9(B)(1) for “extra duty” applications for outlets in damp or wet locations
  • Standard opening accommodates Decora® GFCI devices, and additional adapter plates are included for duplex and single-receptacle openings
  • Dedicated vertical and horizontal configurations are assembly-free, making installation easy
  • Includes two inserts to cover the circular cord openings to prevent insects and debris from entering the cover while not in use
  • Safety-lock feature
  • cULus listed
  • Cost competitive