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Milwaukee Electrician Explains the Importance of AFCIs

As a homeowner or business owner in Milwaukee, one of your main responsibilities is to ensure that the fire prevention technology installed in your electrical system is up to the most important job of all: keeping your family and employees safe and worry-free on your property.

Our certified electricians at Current Electric provide you with all the electrical safety services you need, especially with AFCIs (Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters). AFCIs are electrical circuit interrupters (also known as duplex receptacles or circuit breakers) that cut off the electrical circuit whenever it identifies a hazardous electrical arc or discharge. Stressing the importance of these devices, the NEC (National Electrical Code) requires AFCIs to be installed in the bedrooms of any new residential construction.

9 Reasons Why AFCIs Are Important

Focused on electrical fire safety, our electricians in Milwaukee want to further stress the importance of installing efficient, reliable, and yet affordable, AFCIs in your home or office.  AFCIs are the next-generation circuit breakers that use modern, advanced technology to bring you the following features and invaluable benefits:

  1. Saving the lives of your family and your employees by preventing electrical fires.
  2. Sustaining the physical condition of your home by avoiding electrical fires.
  3. Identifying problems other modern day circuit breakers may not.
  4. Protecting against arcing or ground-faults that cause fires or shocks by shutting off the circuit when unintended arcing happens.
  5. Constantly monitoring the electrical current in a circuit for any dangerous interruptions.
  6. Distinguishing between dangerous, unintended arcing and safe, everyday switch operation.
  7. Defending against the trouble damaged appliance cords and wires hidden behind walls can cause.
  8. Not interfering with the smoke alarms and other appliance installed around your home or office.
  9. Enhancing the overall level of safety and security of your entire electrical system, along with your entire property.

Call Current Electric now to get your AFCI installed in your home’s electrical system by our licensed and insured electricians in Milwaukee today!