Excessive Heat/Scorch Marks
Tripping Circuit Breakers
Popping, Crackling, or Buzzing
Working with electricity is best left to professional licensed electricians. But there are a couple of things almost any homeowner can do to promote electrical safety, such as labeling circuit breakers and wiring, and replacing old outlets with GFCI (ground-fault circuit interrupter) outlets.
Zap to It
Outdated electrical wiring isn’t a repair that you should put off. If you notice these warning signs in your own home, pick up the phone and call the electrician.
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