What Is a Dedicated Circuit Breaker?

If you have ever wondered how you can best protect all of the electrical appliances (such as your dishwasher or washing machine) in your home, you are not alone. For the most part your home’s circuit breaker will do just that. A circuit breaker will help stop the electricity flow when your homes electricity experiences a surge, or receives too much electrical current. These circuit breakers prevent things such as equipment failure and fires from occurring in your home.

If you have ever looked inside that little box that is usually in your basement, closet, or garage, and noticed a bunch of switches, but never quite knew what they all do, these are your circuit breakers.  This central box or panel allows all the wiring from your home to run through the one space being controlled by the individual circuit breakers.

Preventing Electrical Damage

A dedicated circuit breaker works like the other circuits in your home with the exception that it is usually used for only one special appliance. This may be your water heater, stove, refrigerator, or any other appliance that has a higher need for electricity.

The reason for dedicated circuit breakers is that certain appliances, such as these larger appliances, draw more electricity. Loading more than one big appliance onto a circuit can cause the circuit to blow due to the excessive energy use. This could then result in your appliances receiving permanent electrical damage or could cause more permanent damage to your whole home such as an electrical fire.

When you have a dedicated circuit breaker for these larger appliances, you ensure that the appliance will receive the power it needs without breaks in the power. You can also ensure that your home remains safe for you and your family.

Why Contact Jack Lehr for Your Electrical Needs?

Whether you are in need of dedicated circuit breakers or you have additional electrical needs, Jack Lehr can help. For over 50 years we have been working hard to build a business who gains the trust of our customers by delivering exceptional service at reasonable prices. When we enter your home or business, we aim to treat your place as if it was our own. We do this by always cleaning up after ourselves and protecting your valuables through using items such as drop cloths and shoe covers. Our employee-owned HVAC and electrical company offers a full range of services, with various financial options, to meet your home or business needs.

Call us today at (888) 454-7365 to request service in the Greater Lehigh Valley area.

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