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San Jose AFCI & GFCI Surge Protection

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If you own a house, commercial site, or other property in San Jose, one crucial aspect of electrical services you need to attend to has to do with installing powerful surge protection. The National Electric Code (NEC) sets critical standards to have Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) and Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs) in order to safeguard the health and well-being of you, your family, colleagues, staff, friends, or visitors. Without dedicated San Jose AFCI and GFCI surge protection, your home or commercial site are liable to face devastating fires sparked by imbalanced current flow. It is important to get in touch with our team at Willow Glen Electric, Inc. to ensure that these threatening electrical situations never arise on your property.

Contact us now at (408) 665-7431 to receive a free installation quote regarding our circuit interrupters.

Installing Secure Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupter Circuit Breakers

The term AFCI stands for “Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter,” and it is a critical aspect of your electrical system. When you are operating any electrical device, appliance, or fixture, from a switch to a motor, this sends a normal, harmless arc. The problem is that hazardous arcs can form as well. Even if an appliance seems to be working well, a hidden broken conductor could lead to a devastating fire. With the support of an Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter, the circuit breaker can identify these harmful arcs and shut down the power before anything more disastrous occurs.

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter Installation

In addition to AFCIs, it is also crucial to have Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs). Whereas AFCIs primarily keep your house from catching on fire, GFCIs are necessary to prevent dangerous electrocution from occurring. Sometimes an electrical current, which is flowing between a conductor that has been energized and its related return neutral conductor, turns out to be imbalanced.

In these scenarios, the current can flow into the body of any person who happens to touch the energized conductor, causing an electrical shock. Unfortunately, many of these cases involve fatalities – unless the person is fortunate enough to be working with an outlet where a GFCI is installed. These outlets work by immediately stopping the electrical flow, forestalling a terrible injury.

Surge Protection from Dangerous Environmental Conditions

Residents in San Jose are at risk of power surges. While these sudden spikes of current can arise from tripped breakers and shorted circuits, they often are caused by natural disasters as well. Due to increased global warming and sudden temperature changes, our state has particularly faced an influx of lightning strikes, forceful scorching winds, freak thunderstorms, abundant heat waves, and extreme drought. These conditions not only increase the chances of power outages but make your property more at risk of catching on fire. Get in touch with Willow Glen Electric, Inc. to avoid the chances of suffering from an electrical fire or electrical shocks.

Call us today at (408) 665-7431 or contact us online for superior San Jose AFCI and GFCI surge protection.

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    Everything was top notch from quote to install to inspection and all of the communication in between. This was **by far** the most effortless electrical work I've ever had done.

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