Circuit breaker
How to troubleshoot a blown circuit breaker.
Danny and Joe welcome callers’ questions each week on the Today’s Homeowner Radio Show. Here’s a question from our Feb. 08 broadcast:  Allen has an electrical short in his fuse box.  The fuse immediately blows when resetting and he wants to know if he should call an electrician or if it’s something he can handle on his own. Allen tells us he is concerned the GFCI outlet could be faulty.  We tell him he could replace it with an arc fault circuit interrupter or an AFCI outlet.  Also, if he is comfortable with electrical work, he could remove the breaker and have it inspected by a professional. Listen to the embedded audio clip above for the full answer! Read the blog from the Feb. 08 show and listen to the full broadcast here.
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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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