Circuit Breakers and Safety Switches
Metropolitan Electrical Contractors is your local expert for circuit breakers, including repairs, installation and more. We’re able to assess your home’s wiring when something goes wrong or can just keep everything safe and secure.
Your home’s electrical system is undeniably important. Without electricity, well life is tough. From appliances to smart devices, security systems and more, we need power.
But we also need to be secure. This is where circuit breakers come in.
A circuit breaker is an automatic electrical switch that triggers when there is either excess current flow or a short circuit in the wiring. Its basic function is to quickly disrupt current flow as soon as a fault is detected. Circuit breakers help to avoid household damage when a circuit overload occurs. Ultimately, they help to protect people and reduce the risk of fire.
How Do Circuit Breakers and RCD Switches Differ?
Circuit breakers differ from RCD safety switches in that they are only designed to prevent electrical fires. Safety switches prevent electrocution and are focused on protection and avoiding human harm.
When a circuit breaker trips the solution is much more than just flicking it back on again. You want a licensed electrician to assess the situation so you know exactly what is causing the overloaded circuit or ground fault.
Metropolitan’s fully qualified and licensed electricians have the experience, equipment and training to do just this. They can isolate and repair the fault, upgrade your home’s wiring if necessary, and provide prompt switchboard maintenance.
Call us now for more information on how we can help you.