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February 2020

Circuit Overload- Everything You Need to Know

Has this ever happened to you? You plugged in too many devices at the outlet and everything is fine. Until suddenly the power goes off. If you have faced this situation, then most probably you created a circuit overload. What is it and what caused it? Let’s learn more about it.

Basics of an Electrical […]

How to Prevent Deadly Electrical Shocks

Almost every appliance runs on electricity and if it isn’t used properly, it can prove to be an extremely dangerous element. If live electricity touches you or any conductive material, an electric shock can occur. In this article, we will learn how to prevent the electrical shocks.
What Are Common Causes of Electrical Shock

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January 2020

LV/MV Switchgear : Ultimate Guide

Switchgear refers to an amalgamation of electrical switching devices whose function is to switch, control, meter, regulate, isolate, and protect electrical circuits and equipment. Some of the products encompassed within the switchgear include switches, circuit breakers, switch fuse units, contractors, H.R.C. fuses, offload isolators, and earth leakage circuit breakers (E.L.C. Bs). These devices are […]

December 2019

Motor Soft Starter

A motor soft starter is used to protect the motor and other connected equipment from damage through controlled terminal voltage. Thus, it a device that is used in AC electrical motors to momentarily lessen the load and torque within the power train as well as the electric current surge of the motor when starting […]

5 Safety Tips to Protect Your Home during Holidays

Burglary, fireplace hazards, short circuits or loose wire connections leading to electrical hazards, etc. The list of all that can go wrong while you are away holidaying is endless. However, it only requires some smart planning and a few simple measures to ensure that your home is protected during holidays. Be it electrical hazards […]

August 2019

5 Common Electrical Problems Everyone Must Know About

Electrical problems can be scary. They don’t just damage the appliances but also pose a risk to life and property. Issues like high electricity bills, flickering lights, etc., indicate an electrical problem. Let’s look at 5 common electrical problems and solutions.
1. Poor Circuit Protection

No RCCB – Residual Current Circuit Breaker (RCCB) is a […]

Electrical Short Circuit – Types, Causes and Prevention

A short circuit is when there is a low resistance connection between two conductors that are supplying electrical power to a circuit. This would generate an excess of voltage streaming and cause excessive flow of current in the power source. The electricity will flow through a ‘short’ route and cause a short circuit.
What Are the […]

July 2019

A Simple Guide to Successfully Install Your GFCI Breaker / Ground fault breakers

Tools you will need to install the breaker

GFCI circuit breaker
Screwdrivers
Non-contact voltage tester
Pliers (as needed)
Voltage tester
Wire strippers
Flash light

Ground Fault Breaker or Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) breaker offers protection for the entire branch circuit that it serves. Its installation is mostly similar to that of a standard single-pole […]

June 2019

Circuit Breaker Box Labeling – Why Do it and How

Why it is Necessary to Label the Circuit Breaker Box

Whether you’ve rented an apartment or own a home, it is very important that you understand the fundamentals of the electrical system installed in your home. You should know what to do in case something goes wrong. This information is crucial when you need to […]

Home electrical inspection checklist

If you are planning to buy a new home or contemplating a home improvement then make sure you check your property for electrical issues first. People will surely come in with their checklist that includes an upgraded kitchen, triple pane windows, a spacious bedroom and a fully-furnished modular kitchen. But, when they want to […]