Electrical Testing, Importance and Types

In a way to reduce electrical shock and other hazards, electrical installations undergo safety tests. This is to ensure they conform to the safety standards set by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). The body recommends electrical testing on products and homes that use electricity, to make sure they are safe. Some of the recommended tests include: … Read more

Electrical Equipment and How It Differs From Tools

Electrical equipment includes any device, apparatus, fittings, appliances, wiring, or material used as part of or in connection with an electrical installation. It includes a wide range of equipment such as power switch, stockade and electrical components. Examples of electrical equipment They include: Electrical components such as Transformers Switches Isolators Fuses Circuit breakers Electric motors … Read more

GFCI Won’t Reset, The Cause and How to Resolve It.

A ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) trips when there is leakage of current. If your GFCI won’t reset after tripping, it could be because: There is no power supply to the receptacle GFCI has gone bad Wrong connection Power turned off by the circuit breaker. But if the GFCI trips every time you reset it, … Read more

Electrician Career Paths Explained: Make your Choice Now

Maybe you want to learn electrical work but don’t know the trade to pick. Choosing electrician career paths is always confusing, mostly for newbies. But as an expert in electrical installations, I will make sure I guide you into choosing the best electrical trade. Becoming an electrician requires a diploma qualification or its equivalent, and … Read more

Commercial Electrical Services and Their Job Opportunities

In electrical work, we have so many career paths. They include commercial electrical, industrial electrical, residential electrical, and other electrical trades you can learn, but in this article, we will focus on commercial electrical. A commercial electrician is a trained and certified person who specializes in electrical repair, wiring, and troubleshooting in commercial buildings. Unlike … Read more

Power tools and How to Use Them

As a craftworker, be it an electrician, masonry, carpenter, or trimmers, there are some basic electrical tools that can help you do better work within the shortest time. These tools are called power tools. A power tool is a tool that works with an external power source other than our hand or body. Unlike normal … Read more