Know Your Breaker Box
Beaker switches. Keep the cover closed to protect from dust and dirt.
Main breaker. This turns off power to the whole house.
Switches are labeled. Too much current causes breakers to turn off.
If a breaker trips, it will be in the middle position. Turn the switch to the off position, then turn it back on.
Have your box regularly maintained by a certified electrician.
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