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Archive of posts published in the category: Electrical & Wiring
Jan
16

10 Electrical Mistakes everyone should know

Recessing Boxes Behind the Wall Surface

Mistake 1: Making Connections Outside Electrical Boxes Mistake: No electrical box Never connect wires outside of electrical boxes. Junction boxes protect the connections from accidental damage and contain sparks and heat from a loose connection or short circuit. Solution: Add a box The…

Feb
16

Electrical wiring fault Has Sparked Norfolk House Fire

Electrical wiring fault Has Sparked Norfolk House Fire

Fire units responded to a house fire that broke out because of an electrical wiring fault. And firefighters were on scene at 3:30 a.m. at a home in the 2900 block of Westminster Ave. Arriving crews reported smoke billowing from the attic of…

Jan
8

Overheated Electrical Wiring Caused A New Year’s Day Fire

Overheated Electrical Wiring Caused A New Year's Day Fire

What calls for special attention is that overheated electrical wiring caused a New Year’s Day fire in Richmond. The January 1 afternoon fire in the 1200 block of Ridge Street displaced two families living in the upstairs and downstairs rentals. The Red Cross…