Electrical Panels

This category contains all articles that are relevant to the electrical panels in a home. It includes the main electrical panel and sub-panels.

Direct Tap

A direct tap in an electrical panel is where someone has added new wiring to a circuit, say for a dryer, and instead of adding a breaker to protect that wire they insert the wires directly into the lugs that the electricity comes into the panel from the electric utility or another panel upstream from

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