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HOW TO CARE FOR AND MAINTAIN YOUR ELECTRICAL WIRING SYSTEM


HOW TO CARE FOR AND MAINTAIN YOUR ELECTRICAL WIRING SYSTEM

YOUR ELECTRICAL WIRING SYSTEM


Regular inspection and maintenance of your electrical wiring system help to prevent hazards such as sparks, electrocutions, short circuits, or even a full-scale fire. Faults in your electrical wiring can result in dangerous situations and must be handled with care.


KEEP THESE TIPS IN MIND TO KNOW HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR ELECTRICAL WIRING SYSTEM:


  1. Watch out for warning signs such as regular voltage dips, frequent twitching, and flickering light bulbs as such signs are usually indications of internal electrical damage. Short-circuiting can do immense damage to your home appliances and sometimes this can be prevented when you pay attention to signs of fluctuations in the system. For example, if your adapter is abnormally burning up or your plug keeps emitting sparks, these can be pointers of issues with your electrical outlet. Also, if you notice live currents in your light switch or sockets, no matter how mild, can often mean that you need to check the earthing of your system.

  2. Do not overload your wiring system with many appliances at once. Overloading all your gadgets and devices into a single circuit can cause power outages and damage your electrical wiring system. Take note of those appliances that consume a lot of power and use them one at a time to ensure your breakers are not sparking up because of the excess consumption.

  3. Pay attention to any damaged wires or overheating outlet covers as this could result in serious fire hazards if not properly taken care of. This is why it is also essential to purchase quality and durable electrical wires and appliances to ensure consistent efficient functioning and performance.

  4. Understand your limit when it comes to your electrical wiring system. It is vital to understand that you can’t “D.I.Y” every part of your home electrical wiring, some would need to be left to the care of a professional electrician for your safety and that of others around.

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Sources:


https://www.wirechiefelectric.com/overloaded-circuit-signs-avoid


https://www.atlasrgv.com/causes-of-electrical-short-circuit-and-preventative-measures/


https://electricalconnection.org/news/6-warning-signs-of-faulty-electrical-wiring-in-your-home-103

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