Introduction Are you experiencing electrical issues in your home? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many homeowners encounter common electrical problems that can be frustrating and potentially dangerous if not addressed promptly. In this article, we will explore some of the most common electrical problems around the home, their causes, and potential solutions. Whether you’re a DIY enthusiast or prefer to …Read More »
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# What are Blown Fuses?
Fuses are safety devices installed in electrical systems to protect wires from overloads or short circuits. A blown fuse indicates:
– **Too many appliances/devices drawing power** on a single circuit, overloading the fuse’s capacity.
– **Worn or faulty electrical equipment** can draw excess current blowing the fuse, like a appliance motor or switch.
– **Accidental crossings** of electrical wires causing an overload short.
– **Loose connections** between terminals and the fuse itself hinders normal power flow.
– **Pre-existing wire damage** inside walls.
Blown fuses should be replaced with properly rated replacements only after determining and addressing the root overloading cause. left unaddressed, fuses may continue blowing.