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 [...]

Arc Fault Circuit Breakers, Explained2019-04-22T12:21:50+00:00

Some Appliances Should Have a Dedicated Circuit


Have you ever tripped a circuit? Most people don't think much about their fuse boxes until they trip the breaker and find themselves in the dark. While it may seem like an annoyance, overloading a circuit can actually be a huge risk. Prevent issues from arising by simply learning more about what it means to [...]

Some Appliances Should Have a Dedicated Circuit2019-02-05T18:08:39+00:00

Dedicated Circuits in Your Home


The National Electrical Code (NEC) requires dedicated circuits for most of the appliances in your home. Basically, a dedicated circuit provides an electrical connection from a break box for a specific purpose. It supplies power to your electricity-hungry appliances without overloading the system. No other appliances are plugged into or utilize the energy from thisĀ circuit, [...]

Dedicated Circuits in Your Home2018-08-29T19:44:43+00:00

Residential Circuit Issues: Problems in Your Home?


Residential circuit issues can be common in any household. They occur when there is an overloaded circuit, short circuit, or loose wiring. If the lights turn on in one room and not in another, then you are likely experiencing residential circuit issues. What can be done to make it so that all of your lights [...]

Residential Circuit Issues: Problems in Your Home?2018-08-25T11:42:42+00:00

Residential Circuit Issues Solved with Professional Aid


As you know, any electrical problems in your home should be addressed by professionals who know what they're doing and who have the training to complete these jobs safely. That said, you can identify potential residential circuit issues yourself and then call on your chosen electrician to take care of it. Identifying Common Residential Circuit [...]

Residential Circuit Issues Solved with Professional Aid2018-01-24T20:15:06+00:00