Why the Main Circuit Breaker is Tripping?
Actually this tripping happen will have some reasons behind :
– Wiring too old
– Wiring overloading
– Appliances earth Leakage or faulty
– Lightings ballast or transformer faulty
– MCB’s or ELCB faulty
However, Main Circuit Breaker tripping is a signal that you may take a closer look into your home wiring and appliances.
Is a good news that your Main Distribution Board is working. I heard someone say that ” i don’t want circuit breaker to trip, is not normal! “. Let me tell you, if circuit breaker not trip at all, maybe you and your family are in the risk of fire. To protect of unwanted issue, this main Circuit Breaker is not recommanded install inside the cabinet. It must be expose on the wall alone.
Is the time to change up your wall plates, if you find the plate is warm and the screws holding the plate to the wall are hot to the touch, this is a sure sign of overheating.
– cracked outlet
Cracked outlet plates will likely become dust traps, ultimately, and fire hazards.
– too hot in here
Many multi plugs accumulates in one place, will cause overheat and burnt.
Some of us do not know how we called or name the points that we need to install in our house, below is the following items that can help you.
Old DB Box ( Citcuit Breaker )
A circuit breaker is an automatically operated electrical switch designed to protect an electrical circuit from damage caused by overload or short circuit. Its basic function is to detect a fault condition and, by interrupting continuity, to immediately discontinue electrical flow. Is for safety purpose.