Fuses and Circuit Breakers

We often hear about fuses and circuit breakers but are they the same?  What are the differences?  We take a quick look at both here.

Although we sometimes use the terms interchangeably, fuses and circuit breakers aren’t the same things.  Both protect electrical circuits from … Read More

Common Troubleshooting Tips

Some electrical problems have simple solutions that only require a little troubleshooting know-how to fix.

No matter your occupation, “troubleshooting” is a buzzword you might often hear at work.  While it might not have a pleasant association, troubleshooting can apply to some electrical problems as … Read More

GFCI Outlets Prevent Shocks

GFCI outlets can keep you safe from injuries when using devices with an electrical cord.

 

GFCI outlets are becoming a more common sight in today’s buildings.  This is with good reason, as they can help prevent certain types of electrical shocks.  GFCI stands for … Read More