Creating A Safer Work Zone

How To Reset A GFCI Circuit Breaker

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If the power keeps tripping in your bathroom or kitchen, it is likely a faulty GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter). GFCI breakers are required by the National Electric Code in moist areas to prevent electrical shock from ground faults in the outlet, but they are known to trip. It is simple to reset the GFCI breaker. Here are some tips to reset a GFCI breaker. Prepare to Work For this project, you need:…

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Things You Should Know When Upgrading Electrical Wiring For A Historic Home

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If you own a historic home and have not upgraded or replaced the electrical wiring, you and your family may not be entirely safe. Older wiring can hide dangerous issues. However, because you have a historic home, you cannot simply install a new system without taking some things into consideration first. Below is some helpful information about upgrading your electrical system to keep your family safe. When You Should Upgrade…

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Three Reasons You May Smell Electrical Smoke In Your Home

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Smoking is one of the more urgent signs of a flaw in your electrical system. If you smell electrical smoke, turn off your electricity at the circuit breaker box immediately and call an electrician from a company like Allied Electric Inc. (Unless there’s also fire, in which case you should call 911 first!) You can try to locate the source of the smoke while you wait, but leave the electricity off and don’t move or change anything before the electrician gets there or you could make the problem more difficult to diagnose.…

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