Is it safe to install a larger sized circuit breaker?
The solution is to have new circuits installed for specific areas or devices which would eliminate the possibility of…© By: Dave Rongey
Electrical Question from Jill about Circuit Breaker
[ad#block]Question: can I replace 3-15 amp breakers with 3-20 amp breakers without any serious adverse effects?
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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