August 2021

How to add ground wire to old house?

When people buy an old house, they concentrate primarily on its beautification. But the electrical renovation of an old house is more crucial from the safety point of view thus we will cover how to securely add a ground wire to an old house. The appliances which are currently used are very heavy-duty and […]

July 2021

Step-by-step Guide on How to Replace the Circuit Breaker

A circuit breaker trips for many reasons, e.g., short circuit, overloading of the circuit, ground fault problem, or wiring issues. It may also get weak and trip or fail due to wear and tear of daily load. So what if there comes a need to replace your circuit breaker? We are here to educate […]

April 2021

7 Cheap Way To Build A House

One of the most expensive endeavours you will ever take on in your life will be to build a house. The cost of building a home is increasing day by day. You don’t have much opportunity to cut down on the price if you are buying a house. But you can indeed find some […]

March 2021

What is a Surge Protector & How it Helps With Power Surges?

A modern home is equipped with the latest electronic items for our convenience. But with new electronic devices coming up in the market, different electrical safety concerns are also elevating. The power surge is one of them! It happens when a sudden and acute power spike occurs in the electric connection of your home. […]

February 2021

How to Reset Circuit Breaker?

If your mixer grinder suddenly stopped spinning, thermostat stopped working, or some of your lights went off, the chances are that your circuit breaker got tripped. One of the most apparent signs of circuit breaker tripping is a power failure in a portion of your house or office. It is not a complicated task […]

January 2021

AC vs DC: All You Need To Know

It’s no secret that our lives entirely depend upon electricity. But do you know how the electric current gets to our homes and offices? Electricity flow is a flow of electrons through a wire. This flow is bifurcated into 2 types – alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC).
AC and DC are differentiated based […]

December 2020

Why You Should Avoid Using Plug Adapters?

A plug adapter is a device of convenience. You can use plug adapters to plug your appliances with a three-prong plug into the two-slot electric outlet. They are commonly known as travel adapter, ground plug adapter, and cheater’s plug. People who travel often or people living in old homes usually face this problem. Travellers […]

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    Aluminum Wiring: Is It Hazardous & What To Do If You Have Aluminum Wiring In Your House?

Aluminum Wiring: Is It Hazardous & What To Do If You Have Aluminum Wiring In Your House?

While buying a house, you discuss the interiors, furniture, fixture, and other utilities. But did you ever give a thought to what kind of electrical wiring is spread across your house? Although wrong electrical wiring is a potential life hazard, you often underestimate it.

When was Aluminum Wiring Used?
Electrical wiring is ideally done with copper […]

September 2020

Electrical Wire Color Codes: All You Need To Know

Before starting any wiring project, it is possible to identify the purposes of the different house electrical wiring if you understand the diverse electrical wire colors and their code. These electrical color codes specify the function of each wire in a given circuit. The wiring colors differentiate ideally between the hot, neutral, or ground […]

  • Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter/ Arc Fault Breaker
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    What is an Arc Fault Breaker/ Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter?

What is an Arc Fault Breaker/ Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter?


Table of Content

Arc Fault vs. Short Circuit vs. Ground Fault
Common causes of Arc Faults
How does Arc fault circuit Interrupter(AFCI) Breaker/ Receptacles work?
What is an Arc fault breaker?
How to Install an AFCI Breaker?
What is an Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCI) receptacle?
The Process of Installing an Arc fault […]