One of the most common electrical problem repair calls goes something like this: "I have a short in my kitchen wiring and the breaker keeps tripping off". Most of the time is just an overload circuit due to various heating and cooking appliance in use at the same time. Of course a short in kitchen outlet wiring or one of the appliances may be the real problem.
Most homes have two or more 20 amp outlet circuits installed in the kitchen and dining areas. Electric grills, toasters, coffee makers and electric fryers are all high amperage appliances drawing over 1500 watts or 12 amps each. It is not safe to use more than one of these appliances... Read More →