Archive for February 2012

Shorted wires Fedral Way mattress store

This service call was for a tripped breaker but was preventable if the code had been followed during the original lighting installation. Code requires bushings be installed to protect sharp metal edges. In this install the were ran directly acros the sharp metal edges of the fixture. Aside from the inconvenience and cost of repair…

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200 amp service upgrade

The existing service had the old style cloth covered SE (service entrance) cable.  It’s hard to believe that it was ever allowed to run unfused 100 amp wire stapled directly to the wood siding. Yet years ago the code allowed this. We upgraded the service to 200 amps.  A safe clean install.

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