Keeping Safe and Saving Money with a Dedicated Circuit
Adding a hot tub or spa on your new pergola? Almost finish upfitting your home’s new workshop? Getting a new appliance installed? All of these require dedicated circuits to install.
Adding a new dedicated circuit requires the help of a certified electrician such as Edge Electric.
A dedicated circuit is an outlet that only provides service to one appliance or electrical fixture. It is commonly used for appliances with motors so that there is dedicated electrical current for start-up and peak performance needs. You would use a dedicated circuit when using a large appliance that could draw more power than a shared circuit is designed to handle.
Appliances that need a dedicated circuit include:
- HVAC system
- Electrical oven/range
- Garbage disposal
- Electric water heater
- Sump pump
For more information feel free to contact Edge Electric online and one of our technicians will be in touch.
Yes, an electric oven will need a dedicated circuit in your Oklahoma City home. The usage for an electric oven calls for its own dedicated electric circuit so there are no overloads or trips in the breaker. For gas ovens and ranges, technically the electrical needs do not warrant a dedicated circuit, but most choose to install one anyway in case you choose to convert to an electric one or as a selling point someday.
Edge Electric can help with dedicated circuits and determining electric needs. Contact us online and we will contact you shortly.
When too many devices run on the same circuit, it can be overloaded. This can result in any number of problems, from a minor circuit reset to dangerous electrical shorts or fires. That’s why a dedicated circuit installation from Edge Electric can not only prevent a circuit overload, but also help keep all of your devices performing better, and make sure the rest of your electrical system isn’t crippled when a circuit trips.
Some of the benefits of an Edge Electric dedicated circuit:
Enjoying a new hot tub or workshop will be impossible without expertly installed dedicated circuits.
Installing dedicated circuits ensures you won’t overload your electrical panel when you’re operating a dishwasher in one room and watching TV in another.
Protecting your computer systems with a dedicated circuit means you won’t lose data due to loss of power shutting down your equipment.