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3 Reasons To Upgrade Your Home's Old Fuse Box To A Circuit Breaker

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If you purchased an older home, you might find that electricity is distributed to your appliances and regulated via a fuse box. Although fuse boxes aren’t inherently bad, most were not made to withstand modern electrical demands. Here are three reasons why you might want to consider contacting a skilled electrician (such as one from Direct Current) to upgrade your home’s fuse box to a circuit breaker in the near future.…

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Why You Should Have An Electrical Subpanel In The Basement

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If your basement doesn’t have an electrical subpanel, you should think about installing one. This is particularly true if you are thinking of turning your basement into an additional living place. Here are some of the reasons having a subpanel in the basement is such a good idea: Increases the Number of Slots for Your Circuits Electrical circuits, for example for lighting fixtures, are connected to the electrical panel via a circuit breaker.…

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Have A Dead Ceiling Fan? Try These Checks Before Calling The Electrician

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Whenever an electrical appliance isn’t working at all, first confirm that the circuit breaker hasn’t tripped. In the case of a nonoperational ceiling fan, once you have confirmed that the breaker isn’t the root of the problem, switch off power to the breaker before proceeding with the following checks: Check the Position of the Reverse Switch In some cases, the problem might be as simple as an incorrectly positioned reverse switch.…

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