Appliance Circuit Services in Orlando
Your appliances are what your electrical system is there for, so it’s very important to make sure that your appliances can run safely and run well. If you’re having trouble making toast in the morning—you trip a breaker or put added strain on kitchen appliances—your appliances may not be receiving the amount of electricity they need. For some major electrical appliances (refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers, and space heaters), the National Electrical Code will require you to have dedicated appliance circuits installed.
The professional electricians at Solaris Technology can make sure that you the appliance circuits you need to keep every part of your home as functional as you need it to be. We’ll inspect your home and electrical system, and if we find that you need dedicated appliance circuits, we’ll be ready to install them and alter your wiring where it’s necessary promptly and professionally.
What is a Dedicated Circuit?
A dedicated circuit is simply a circuit that has only one specific purpose, with its own circuit break within your electrical panel. These types of circuits are typically used with only one single appliance. Because no other appliance will use the energy from the circuit, it’s referred to as “dedicated”.
Dedicated appliance circuits are used to ensure that major appliances which use a significant amount of electricity are able to get the energy they need without overloading your electrical system, blowing a fuse, or tripping a breaker. Appliances between medium and heavy duty may need their own dedicated circuit:
- 20 Amp: for midrange appliances like hair dryers and toasters.
- 20-50 amp: for heavy duty appliances like washers and dryers. These circuits usually have measures in place to prevent them drawing too much power and possibly starting a fire.
Appliances That Need A Dedicated Circuit Include:
- Wall ovens
- Garbage disposals
- Washers and Dryers
- Heating and AC Units
- Garage door openers
- Sump pumps
- Water pumps
- Blow dryers
- Central vacuums
- Water heaters
- Space heaters
Our professionals can help you determine whether any appliance circuits are necessary for your Orlando home, and we’ll take care of every aspect of the job.