Important Safety Tips

Important Safety Tips
  • Replace fuses with circuit breakers.
  • Prevent overloaded circuits – make sure you operate one heavy appliance at a time on same circuit.
  • Prevent overloaded wiring – make sure wire is sized sufficiently to operate the appliance in use.
  • Install tamperproof receptacles. Soon to be required.
  • Check extension cords for damage and do not overload.
  • Install GFCI protection (ground fault) around home, ie: swimming pools, bathrooms, kitchen, basement, garage and exterior.
  • Install AFCI protection (arc fault) around home. Relatively new product required in bedrooms. Soon to be required throughout home.
  • Do not use wall adapters to plug in heavy appliances.
  • Repair loose switches and receptacles.