Add new circuits to your breaker box safely with these how-tos and tips.
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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, life-saving safety tips.
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 breaker slots will accept them.
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 an electrician.