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4 Reasons Why Circuit Breakers Trip and Fuses Blow

Author: External Author | | Categories: Commercial Electrician , Electrical Company , Electrical Renovation , Electrical Service , Electrical Service Upgrade

The electrical system in every home features a system of circuits controlled and protected either by circuit breakers or fuses. Most of today's homes now use circuit breakers to offer this control and protection to individual circuits, but older homes that have not had their electrical systems upgraded may use fuses. The circuit breakers or fuses are normally found in a central main service panel. Circuit breakers are lever-operated devices with ON-OFFs witches, while fuses are glass and ceramic cylinders with screw-in sockets. You likely already know where your main service panel is located and whether your system uses circuit breakers or fuses.

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Original Article Source Credits: The Spruce ,

Article Written By :  Bob Formisano

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