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electrical fire - Tim Kyle

Home Safety Issues: Dealing with an Electrical Fire

Electricity can be found in every room in every house. It lights every corner and warms every space. However, while electricity simplifies our lives, it also has the potential for danger. Electrical malfunction is the cause of most home fires, with most electrical fires starting in the kitchen. Know the warning signs to protect your …

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electrical fires - Tim Kyle

Electrical Fires: Some of the Usual Causes

The smallest electrical problem can result in a deadly situation. However, you can minimize the chance of experiencing this dire scenario by knowing the common causes of electrical fires. Causes of Electrical Fires Old Appliances Many old appliances do not meet modern-day safety standards, which can result in an electrical fire. Frayed wires from appliances …

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A Multimeter Helps You “See” Behind the Walls

A multimeter is an essential part of any electrician’s toolbox. It is tool that measures electric current, voltage, and resistance. Allowing electricians to “see” behind walls, a multimeter is incredibly important for any electrical work taking place in your home. Play it Safe and Always Use a Multimeter Whether you are installing a ceiling fan …

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Safeguard Against Home Electrical Hazards

Most home electrical hazards are preventable with regular maintenance. Faulty, outdated, and improperly-installed electrical components not only interfere with the quality of electrical functions, but also are responsible for the majority of electrocutions and house fires. Updating your home’s electrical wiring system, replacing faulty components, and ensuring safe use of electrical appliances are imperative in …

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