Electrician Training Electrical Certification
wiring recessed light fixtures Electrical Wiring Electrical Troubleshooting and Electric Repairs wire outdoor light fixture Home Electrical Wiring Diagrams
wiring home generator and transfer switch wiring a 220 volt range cord outlet Wiring for GFCI Outlets Wiring Outlets and a Switched Outlet Wiring and Installing Ceiling Fans and Remote Controls wire dimmer switch wiring diagrams for switches wiring a dryer cord and 220 outlet circuit breaker panel
Electrical Wire and Cable
Home Wiring Book 3 Way Switch Dimmer Switches Wiring Outlets GFCI Outlet


The Mysteries of Electric Fuse Boxes


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Can an inside electric fuse box beep. Mine fuse box in my laundry room beeps on occasion, just one beep..

Can an Electric Fuse Box Beep
Background: Dee, a Homeowner from North Augusta, SC

Question: Can an inside electric fuse box beep. Mine fuse box in my laundry room beeps on occasion, just one beep. Should I be concerned.

Additional Comments: Very nice

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Dee. I have never heard of a fuse box beeping. I’m wondering if there is something else in the area which is causing the beep?
I have provided the following links that lead to fully detailed information on this website that will assist you with your electrical question:

Electrical Junction Boxes
Electrical Code for How Many Wires in Junction Boxes

Laundry Room Electrical Wiring

For more information about Other Electrical Issue
Home Electrical Wiring

This link is helpful as a Homeowner
Do-It-Yourself Electrical

Make sure not to miss these Resources for: How-To-Videos
Electrical Videos



Learn How to Wire it Right with my
Complete Guide to Home Electrical Wiring
Perfect for Homeowners, Students,
Handyman, Handywomen, and Electricians
Includes:
Wiring GFCI Outlets
Wiring Home Electrical Circuits
120 Volt and 240 Volt Outlet Circuits
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Electric Range
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Dryer Cord and Dryer Outlet
How to Troubleshoot and Repair Electrical Wiring
Wiring Methods for Upgrading Electrical Wiring
Electrical Codes for Home Electrical Wiring
....and much more.

» Click here to learn more about Home Electrical Wiring «
  repair electrical wiring  


MORE ABOUT THIS TOPIC: Electrical





Click the banner to Ask an Electrical Question:
electrical question


FAQs Frequently Asked Questions and Comments

3 Responses to “The Mysteries of Electric Fuse Boxes”
  1. Neil says:

    No, not the Water Heater. Right now it makes that BEEP every minute or so. It’s a warm night, and maybe it has something to do with humidity?

    But it is definitely coming from behind the Sylvania Circuit Breaker panel.
    What is it trying to tell me?

  2. Dave Rongey says:

    Hi Kris,
    The beeping sound that you are hearing at the circuit breaker box may be coming from something that is near or in the same location. The beeping could be from something that has a low battery, or a high or low temperature alarm, or some other type of notification device or monitoring system. If there is a generator system at your house that has a control panel that monitors the generator system it could be a low battery alarm indicator. Also check to see if the beeping is coming from something located on the opposite side of the wall.
    I hope this helps,
    Dave

  3. Kris Everett says:

    My circuit breaker box started beeping about every 30 seconds yesterday. It is not hot to touch and I reset all breakers even though they were not tripped and it is still beeping. It is located in my garage. There are no smoke detectors or carbon monoxide detectors anywhere near. It is coming from the box. Any idea what could be going on with it?