Install Christmas Lights Safely

Come every Christmas, most household will have hell of a time sorting out their Christmas lights that they have stashed away for the past one year. A common sense tip is when you dismantle your Christmas lights this year, do make sure you roll it up neatly so it does not get tangled up. Once…

Troubleshoot Electrical Fault In Your Home

When there is an electrical fault in your home, the Main Circuit Breaker will keep tripping. When that happens, you can rest assured there is something wrong with your electrical installation. There could be a variety of reason why the circuit breaker trips when certain electrical items are switched on. To pin point where the problem comes from, we need to…

What is a magnetic contactor.

A magnetic contactor is just a switch. So don’t let the term “magnetic contactor” scare you and start thinking it is some space age electrical gadget. Magnetic contactors has been around for decades. The most common magnetic contactor which we all would have seen is the Air Con starter that we see in our house. It is the simplest form…

How To Check The Wiring Installations In Your House

It is advisable to check wiring installations of your home after prolonged use. Periodic checks ensures that the wires are in good condition and all terminal connections are tightly screwed on. This will prevent undue short circuit and electrical overloads. With a well maintained wiring installation in your home, you can save on your electrical…

Faulty Electrical Circuit

Assuming that you have done all the 3 basic steps when checking for a faulty light and you fail to repair that light because there is no electricity supply going to the light itself. You should have confirmed this with your test pen. There is a high possibility that you might have a faulty electrical circuit. Let’s discuss what else could be…

How to isolate a Faulty Switch Socket

Sometimes in the middle of the night or maybe out of the blue, you get a total blackout in your house. If yours is the only house affected, then you can be pretty sure that there is a short circuit somewhere in your electrical system. That doesn’t mean you have to spend the whole day or whole night in the dark. You can…

What Causes The Electrical Circuit Breaker To Trip.

The circuit breaker in our homes are designed to give us protection against 3 things, but this protective equipment has almost always been overlooked and taken for granted. 90% of house owners never bother to check if their circuit breaker is in good working condition regularly. Even when the breaker has tripped, most will just switch it back without bothering to find out…