Categories Electrical, Home Maintenance

How Circuit Breakers Work?

The circuit breaker is an essential device in the modern world, and one of the most important safety mechanisms in your home. Whenever electrical wiring in a building has too much current flowing through it, these simple machines cut the power until somebody can fix the problem. Without circuit breakers (or the alternative, fuses), household electricity would be impractical because of the potential for fires and other mayhem resulting from simple wiring problems and equipment failures.

In this article, we’ll find out how circuit breakers and fuses monitor electrical current and how they cut off the power when current levels get too high. As we’ll see, the circuit breaker is an incredibly simple solution to a potentially deadly problem.

To understand circuit breakers, it helps to know how household electricity works.

Categories Home Maintenance, Plumber

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Hire A Cheap Handyman Plumber

One of the reasons people look for a cheap handyman plumber is to save money. However, this decision may lead to poor commercial and HDB plumbing services. Some can’t even find solutions for water pipe leaks, toilet bowl chokes, and other complex plumbing issues. On the other hand, other causes of poor plumbing work could stem from the lack of training and experience. Find out why you should hire a professional plumber handyman with the 5 possible issues below.

Categories Home Maintenance, Painting

10 Tricks for Painting Your Home’s Exterior

A fresh coat of exterior paint can transform even the most run-down “fixer-upper” into a stylish “classic,” dramatically boosting curb appeal and adding thousands of dollars to your home’s resale value. Even if you’re not trying to sell your house, a professional-grade exterior paint job can protect it from the elements — wind, rain, mold and mildew — or at the very least, make your neighbors jealous.