Category Archives for Electricity

Maintenance of Main Services to the Home

MAIN SERVICES The smooth running of a home depends to a large extent on the efficiency of the main services and their maintenance. The main services are water, gas and electricity, which in most cases are installed when the house … Continue reading

04. July 2011 by admin
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Electrical Fuses: How to Change a Fuse

Fuses are safety devices inserted in electrical lighting, heating and power circuits. When a circuit becomes overloaded or shorted, the fuse wire, which is thinner and softer than the main circuit wires, heats and melts, automatically cutting off the electrical … Continue reading

04. July 2011 by admin
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Electricity: Consumption, Supply and Distribution in the Home

Consumption: The universal system of measuring the consumption of electricity is applicable to any kind of appliance; this is measured in terms of watts and is based on a unit of 1,000 watts. The wattage of the appliance, is marked … Continue reading

04. July 2011 by admin
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