Solved! What to Do When Your Circuit Breaker Keeps Tripping

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First, let’s review some basics to help you understand what might be happening. Electricity from your local utility company runs through a cable directly to your breaker panel (service panel). From there, the electricity flows through individual circuits (a circuit is a wiring loop that starts and ends at the breaker panel). Each breaker you see in the panel has an ON/OFF switch and controls a separate electrical circuit in your home. When a breaker trips, its switch automatically flips to the “OFF” position, and it must be manually turned back on in order for electricity to flow through the circuit again.

Original Article Source Credits:   Bob Vila , https://www.bobvila.com/

Article Written By:   Glenda Taylor and Bob Vila

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