What’s up with that Tripped Breaker?

tripped breaker

There may be nothing more frustrating than tripped breakers. The question, though, is why is it happening in the first place? A circuit breaker will trip when they have more current passing through them than they were designed to handle. For example, a 20 Amp circuit breaker should never have 25 Amps of current going through it. It is going to trip and protect the circuit. Ever run  an electric heater and microwave at the same time. You tripped the breaker, right? … Continue reading