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Electric Heaters and Circuit Safety


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Safely Dealing with Increased Electrical Loads – To avoid circuit overload and creating a potentially dangerous condition circuit breakers or fuses should never be removed and replaced with one that is a different type and or has a higher rating.

Adding Electric Heaters May Require Additional Circuits

I need to run electrical heaters to keep the area warm and comfortable, one in the bedroom overloads and trips the breaker.

The main electrical question is this:

Thanks, Tom J

This electrical wiring question came from: Tom Jenkins, a Property Manager from Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Tom Jenkins.

How to Safely Dealing with Increased Electrical Loads

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