Getting sick of your safety switch always tripping?

Are you tired of constantly resetting the safety switch after electricity to your power points and lights keep going out? You’re not alone. Many homeowners are frustrated with the inconvenience and potential harm that an unstable power supply can provide.

The good news is, it doesn’t have to be this way. In this blog post, we’ll look at why your safety switch trips, some common causes and solutions for avoiding tripping in future – so you can get back to enjoying a safe and reliable source of electricity in your home.

Overloaded power points
Overloaded power points can cause your safety switch to trip

Common causes of safety switch tripping

There is a vast range of reasons your safety switch could be activating however our electrical team have identified a few causes that are more prevalent in homes. These include:

  • overloaded powerpoints or powerboards
  • overloaded circuits
  • damaged electrical wiring
  • faulty appliances
  • an old fusebox not coping with the electrical needs of your home

If the problem persists, it’s a good idea to call an electrician for advice or to carry out an inspection. An experienced electrician will be able to identify any potential electrical issues that may be causing the safety switch to trip over and over again and recommend solutions such as replacing old wiring or upgrading your switchboard.

When to ask for expert electrical help

It’s important to look after your home’s electrical system in order to avoid problems with tripped safety switches or electrical accidents in the future. Taking preventative measures now can save you from dealing with more serious issues down the line.

Contact Fallon Solutions electricians for help or advice if you think something is wrong with your safety switch or electrical systems, or arrange for appliance repairs if the issue is with a particular appliance – don’t take risks with electricity.

Fallon Solutions Home Protection Plan members receive a comprehensive visual electrical safety inspection by an experienced electrician to help our customers identify issues with their home electrical systems. Find out more about the complimentary electrical inspection, and the many other priority benefits of our Home Protection Plans

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