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May 2022

What Is An Electric Fuse And How Does It Work?

Electric fuses have protected homes from excessive current flows and system temperature increases. They are still found in older homes and are often code compliant. Read on to find more about everything you need to know about electric fuses.
What is an Electrical Fuse?
Electric fuses eliminate potential dangers like excessive temperatures and power surges to […]

April 2022

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    Circuit Breaker Finder: How to Use & What to Consider When Buying One?

Circuit Breaker Finder: How to Use & What to Consider When Buying One?

How important is the tool circuit breaker finder in your arsenal?
It depends upon whether you are an electrical professional or a DIY enthusiast. Professionals primarily use a breaker finder to find a particular circuit breaker.

For the uninitiated, a circuit breaker is a safety device that protects your home and electronic equipment from electrical hazards […]

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    Bad Breaker: All You Need to Know Including Symptoms, Testing, & FAQs

Bad Breaker: All You Need to Know Including Symptoms, Testing, & FAQs

Does your circuit breaker keep tripping?

There can be multiple reasons for the circuit breaker to fall, for example, circuit overload, power surge, short circuit, or any other electrical emergency. It’s good that your circuit breaker is tripping. That means it is successfully protecting your appliances from a damaging electric fault or hazard.

However, if your […]

January 2022

Circuit Breaker Vs Fuse: All You Need To Know?

Fuse and circuit breaker are two sides of the same coin. Their function is to control the flow of electricity for the safety of people and electric equipment. However, they have different ways to perform their function.

When electricity is overflown, the fuse melts down because of overheating. A circuit breaker gets switched off or […]

December 2021

How to Change a Fuse in a Fuse Box in 6 Steps

Most modern houses are equipped with the latest fuse boxes or circuit breakers that can be repaired easily. However, some homes still have a traditional fuse box that needs to be changed if it blows. How do you do that? We’ll see that in this article, but let’s answer an important question first.
Why Do […]

November 2021

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    How to Fish Wire Through a Wall – Here’s What You Need to Know

How to Fish Wire Through a Wall – Here’s What You Need to Know

Do you have to fish a wire through a wall? Well, we know that it can be tricky, but here’s the good news – you can definitely do it yourself!
You just need to have the right tools and knowledge of what needs to be done. Don’t forget to add in some patience and time […]

How To Connect A Generator To House Without Transfer Switch

If you live in an area with frequent electricity loss, it’s probably a good idea to have a generator at home. You can rely on a generator as backup electricity and not get too stressed when the power goes out.

You may be aware of a generator with a transfer switch, which is a […]

October 2021

120 Volt Outlet: Everything You Need To Know

 

Do you know your home has 240 and 120-volt outlets? If not, you must know the difference between the two before starting any electric work at your home. In this article of 120 Volt Outlet, you will know everything You Need To Know. You should know it before even moving your appliances. The volts […]

September 2021

How to Install a Whole-house Surge Protector in Your Home?

If you live in an old house, the chances are that your home either doesn’t have any grounding or the two-pronged plugs are without any grounding wire. These arrangements can’t protect your expensive gadgets from the power surge. And do you know a power surge can damage your multiple electronic gadgets in few minutes? […]

Whole house Surge Protector: All You Need To Know

Do you know that a power surge lasts for only a few millionths of a second? But it carries thousands of volts to fry your circuit boards and ruin your expensive electronic appliances. That is why surge protection is non-negotiable. Two approaches work as surge suppressors. Either you can install a whole-house surge protector, […]