Appliance & A.C. Circuits in Coraopolis
One of the most common annoyances homeowners experience with their electrical systems is circuit breakers tripping. You go to use the toaster or a hairdryer, and the power is suddenly cut off. This can be very frustrating, but it's important to take a look at what it could mean. Often, when your circuit breakers trip, it's because the appliance you're attempting to use isn't receiving enough power to function safely. You'll need to contact a professional electrical contractor that is experienced in inspecting and repairing appliance and AC circuits in Coraopolis.
Many major appliances—including refrigerators, stoves, washers, and dryers—are required by the NEC (National Electric Code) to have their own dedicated circuits. Dedicated appliance circuits provide electricity to a single appliance, which ensures that the appliance always has the electricity that needs to perform optimally and as safely as possible.
At Parme Electric, our professional Coraopolis electricians can help you install any necessary appliance circuits or AC circuits to help you keep your home's electrical system functioning well and safely at all times. We have extensive experience, and we'll be able to guarantee that the job is done promptly and professionally.
Why Do I Need Appliance Circuits in My Home?
The first reason to have appliance circuits installed is to protect your appliances and help them function optimally. The second is to protect your home and your family.
When any large appliances share electricity with other appliances, circuits can end up drawing more current than they can handle. Most of the time, this just results in tripped breakers or blown fuses, but when that happens, it should be treated as an indicator of danger. There's a possibility that this could end up causing the circuit to overheat, and that could lead to an electrical fire.
Our Coraopolis electrical service experts understand how important appliance circuits can be to your home, so we'll always work hard to ensure that your wiring and circuits are installed safely and correctly. We'll help you evaluate your system and provide you with the best solutions for all of your appliance wiring.
Appliances that May Require a Dedicated Circuit Include:
- Electric Ranges
- Wall Ovens
- Space Heaters
- Washers and Dryers
- Garbage Disposals
- Heating and Air Conditioning Units
- Water Heaters
- Pools and Spas
- Central Vacuums
- Water Pumps
- Garage Door Openers
Appliances between medium and heavy-duty may need their own dedicated circuits. We recommend:
- Up to 20 Amp for mid-range appliances like toasters or microwaves.
- 20-50 Amp for heavy duty appliances like washers and dryers. These circuits usually have measures in place to prevent them from drawing too much power and potentially starting a fire.