Is it safe to install a larger sized circuit breaker?
By Dave Rongey - Summary:|
The solution is to have new circuits installed for specific areas or devices which would eliminate the possibility of…
Electrical Question from Jill about Circuit Breaker
Thanks for your electrical question Jill. See the statement below:
NEVER replace a circuit breaker with a larger size. This creates the potential to overheat the circuit wiring and which could cause a house fire!
The solution is to have new circuits installed for specific areas or devices which wouldÂ eliminate the possibility of overloaded circuits.
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