AFCIs: Hints for Homeowners Public Service Announcement

Smoke alarms and escape ladders are important tools to help your family stay safe in the event of a fire emergency, but did you know there is a device that could actually prevent a fire from happening? Protect your home with the advanced fire protection offered by Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs) – a key […]

How to Test an AFCI

Arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs) provide advanced protection against electrical fires, but only if they are working properly. Follow these easy steps to test your AFCIs every month. 1. Test AFCIs when your power is on. 2. Open the electrical service panel. 3. With the breaker switch in the ON position, press the AFCI TEST […]

AFCI Awareness PSA

Over the last 30 years, our homes have been transformed by a variety of electrical devices; however, these same devices have also contributed to the shocking number of electrical fires every year in the United States. The solution to this problem is an arc fault circuit interrupter, or AFCI.