Surely you often hear the term short circuit in electricity either at home or at other people. Or even now you are experiencing this problem and looking for ways to fix a short circuit.
In this article, we will discuss more about the causes and ways to overcome / improve the electricity at home which makes the switch on the MCB
The occurrence of a short circuit in an electric current is a natural thing which of course often happens and in some small cases it is caused by trivial things.
Facing a situation like the one above, we must be able to be calmer and not be able to panic excessively so that we can think and find a way out and look for details of the cause of the short circuit.
Here are 5 Ways to Overcome Electricity Shortages
Follow the guide below to find the cause and how to fix it
1. There is a broken light
If there is a short circuit in your house, the first thing that usually happens is because there is a broken lamp.
To find out more about which lights are off, try turning all the switches (spark lights) off. If everything is off, please try turning the MCB back on to the KWh meter.
If the MCB position is ON, please try turning on one by one the lights at home by pressing the button on the switch.
If when the switch button is pressed and the MCB immediately returns to Off / Jeglek, then it is certain that the lamp must be replaced with a new one.
Usually some lights that are off (damaged) can cause a short.
2. Replacing the socket and switches
Sometimes this short circuit occurs because there is something wrong with the socket or switch.
Among the many reasons for shorting that comes from a light switch or socket is due to exposure to water.
Then how do you fix or find out that the switch has been immersed in water?
It’s the same as knowing the lights are off, try one by one and if you find a suspicious switch you should immediately check and replace or clean.
3. Damaged Electronic Equipment
The third reason that is the reason for a short circuit in the electricity flow is usually caused by an electronic device that is not functioning properly.
If there is a short circuit, you should unplug all electronic devices that plug into the socket. Only after the electricity comes back on can you try one by one to make sure which electronic device is damaged.
4. Poor Electrical Installation
Sometimes this affects the quality of electricity at home. Installation that is not in accordance with the installation procedure which should sometimes cause many problems.
And between the problems, the problem is that there is often a short circuit in the electric current. To overcome this, there is no other way than to call back the technician who installed the electrical installation in your home.
Because he understands more about the state of the electrical installation wiring in your home.
5. Other Causes of Short Circuit Occurrence
Apart from the three reasons above, of course there are other things that sometimes make electricity at home turn off just because of a short circuit.
One thing that has been experienced is that you have found a cable that is peeled off and only the copper stuffing is left. This usually occurs when the skin or cable armor is eaten by rats.
Of course, if the cable is already peeled off without a wrap, leaving only copper wire, it is certain that if the two copper wires are stuck or exposed to a pool of water, there will be a short.
Thus the article this time about the causes and how to fix bad electricity due to electrical short circuit.
Hopefully this article can be a solution for those of you who are experiencing short circuit problems (short circuit)