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Do I Need to Replace My Circuit Breaker?

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Like any system in your home, your electrical system requires attention to ensure that it is both safe and effective. When components of your electrical system become worn out or obsolete, it is important to make the necessary upgrades in order to keep you, your family, and your home safe.

One component of your electrical system that you definitely should not ignore is your circuit breaker. Over time, circuit breakers begin to wear out, which can be quite problematic in the event of a power surge or other electric anomaly. Therefore, it is important to have these systems replaced as needed. Be sure to hire a professional electrician to thoroughly inspect your circuit breaker to determine if you need an upgrade. Keep reading below to learn more. 

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Why Does My Circuit Breaker Keep Tripping?

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

These days, most homes use circuit breakers rather than fuse boxes. They are simpler to reset, requiring only that you flip a switch to reset a breaker, rather than change a fuse. Don’t let this convenience trick you into ignoring signs of trouble, though.

You should not be resetting your circuits very frequently. If you notice that you are making more and more frequent trips to your circuit breaker in Snohomish, WA, give us a call to have the problem assessed. Chances are that you are in need of professional electrical services. 

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