Dedicated Circuit Installation For Cleveland & Surrounding Communities
Tripping Breakers? A Dedicated Circuit May Be the Answer.Tripping breakers are a warning sign that your electrical system can’t handle the amount of power you’re trying to use. We’ve all experienced a tripping breaker when too many devices are plugged in and used at the same time. There’s a solution to this problem. A dedicated circuit.
A dedicated circuit handles only one device and is normally used for high wattage appliances. When more than one appliance is using a circuit, there is the possibility for these appliances to draw more power than the circuit is designed to handle. The result is a tripped circuit breaker. We find this a lot in kitchens in older homes that were installed at a time when there were fewer appliances like dishwashers and microwave ovens.
New Appliance Hook-UpsThink about it this way: If the appliance has its own motor or if it’s important to your comfort or safety, it probably needs its own dedicated circuit.
Without a dedicated circuit, appliances may draw so much current that it causes the wiring to overheat. It might melt the insulation or even the outlet. The overloaded circuit might cause an electrical fire.
These appliances commonly require a dedicated circuit:
If you have a circuit breaker that won’t stay on, you definitely need a professional electrician to check the problem. A dedicated circuit might the answer to keeping the power on!