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Cut Electrical Cable Causes the Home to Lose Power

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Restore Power to a Home after an Electrical Cable has Been Cut or Damaged.

Restoring Power to a Home after a Cut Cable

Electrical Troubleshooting Question: My husband was being a handyman and removed a wall and doing some electrical work and cut a wire to a wall heater in our utility room and as soon as he did we lost power to the entire house. What do you think the problem is? And how should we go about fixing it?

This home Electrical Repairs question came from: Erin, from Toledo, Ohio.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical troubleshooting question Erin.

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Often when an electrical wire or cable has been cut or damaged it will cause the main electrical power of the home to stop working.

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