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Lightning Arrestors

What are lightning arrestors? As the name implies, a lightning arrestor is a device to arrest lightning. It is general knowledge that lightnings are dangerous. It can cause material and physical harm and in extreme cases, lives can be lost. There are places which are prone to lightning strikes and if you are staying in […]

What Causes The Electrical Circuit Breaker To Trip.

The circuit breaker in our homes are designed to give us protection against 3 things, but this protective equipment has almost always been overlooked and taken for granted. 90% of house owners never bother to check if their circuit breaker is in good working condition regularly. Even when the breaker has tripped, most will just […]

Wiring diagram of a simple Fluorescent light

We can wire up a simple fluorescent light all by ourselves without the need to buy the whole set which comes with some dull metal casings that we see in most homes. You can buy all the parts individually from most electrical shops. This is especially useful for aquarium covers where you can’t accommodate the […]