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Arc Fault Circuit Breakers - Tim Kyle Electric

Arc Fault Circuit Breakers, Explained

Many homeowners assume that the electrical wiring in their new home is in good condition. However, between 2014 and 2016, more than 300 people died in residential fires ignited by faulty electrical wiring, cable insulation, and poor structural framing. One solution is to have arc fault circuit breakers installed, so read on and learn more …

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Circuit Breaker Constantly Tripping? Learn What it Means!

A circuit breaker is an automatic electrical switch that protects a circuit from damage when a large current surges through. More simply explained: whenever an electrical circuit has too much current flowing through it, the circuit breaker cuts power before damage occurs. It is an incredibly important mechanism and a necessary safety feature for your …

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Circuit Breaker 101: What Happens After You’ve Tripped It?

It’s happened to us all: someone is using a hair dryer, another is cozied up by a space heater, and there are countless lights and other electronics running, when… boom! Everything goes out, because you’ve tripped the circuit breaker. So, what’s the first step toward getting the electricity back up and running? Finding the Cause …

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