Breaker Box projects
Breaker Box Safety: How to Connect a New Circuit
Adding a new circuit can be a daunting and even dangerous job. We show you how to do it with step-by-step instructions and important,…
Add More Breakers to a Full Fuse Box
Add tandem breakers to expand the available circuits in your fuse box (more accurately called a breaker box). But be careful. Only certain…
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How Circuit Breakers Work
Breakers tripping too often? Learn how circuit breakers work and how to calculate the safe electrical loads for the circuits in your house.
Fix a Sensitive Arc Fault Circuit Breaker
Most of the time you can find the cause of nuisance tripping of an arc fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) and correct the problem without calling…
Testing a Circuit Breaker Panel for 240-Volt Electrical Service
Analyze your circuit breaker panel to see if you have amperage capacity and the physical space needed for a new 240-volt circuit or appliance.