Ways To Prevent Commercial Electrical Fires

Posted on: 30 August 2016

Electrical fires can be one of the most devastating property accidents. Thankfully, there are several things you can do to create greater electrical fires safety in your space.  Get Rid of Tattered Wires One of the biggest things you can do is to get rid of any tattered wires. Any tear in your electrical wires' casing can potentially expose your building to an electrical spark that starts a fire. Sometimes you can repair tattered wires by using electrical tape to seal off the area.
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4 Signs Of Electrical Wiring Problems

Posted on: 29 August 2016

Your home electrical safety depends upon up-to-date and safe wiring. Small issues shouldn't be ignored, since they can turn into major safety hazards if a short or power surge occurs. The following are a few signs of wiring problems. If you notice any of these problems, get them fixed as soon as possible to ensure the safety of your home and family. Sign #1: Constantly tripped circuits Most homes have circuit breakers instead of fuse boxes, which means there is simply a switch to flip over instead of a fuse to replace if a power surge trips the circuit.
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How To Deal With Limited Amperage

Posted on: 29 August 2016

Your home's electrical outlets look separate, but in fact, many of them can be linked to one circuit. In your typical home in the United States, each circuit usually handles between 15 and 20 amps for normal use (outlets dedicated to higher-power appliances like stoves can have more). However, if you have moved into an older home, you may find many more 15-amp circuits than 20-amp, simply because, at the time the home was built, people didn't use so many electronic gadgets and didn't need that much power.
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How To Rewire An Antique Chandelier

Posted on: 29 August 2016

If you keep replacing bulbs in your antique chandelier, it likely needs to be rewired. The wiring in antique lamp fixtures is commonly outdated, which could create a fire hazard. While you could contact a professional electrician, A beginning DIY-er can easily replace the wiring. Here are tips to rewire an antique chandelier. Prepare to Work For this project, you need:  work gloves step-ladder  assistant (optional) voltage tester screwdriver or wrench wire strippers wire cutters electrical tape or wire caps ten foot roll of 14-gauge wire Shut off the power to the room in which you are working from the breaker box.
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