Electrical Wiring in the Home/How to increse electrical output
Expert: Bill Lutz - 1/28/2013
Question Hi I have a question, I have been having a hard time finding an answer to online. I have a bunch of reptiles that have lights on them. They are growing so when they grow I need to get a bigger habitat and a stronger light bulb to heat up the habitat. The thing is with having a lot of lights and I know if I upgrade the lights I would put a lot of strain on the wiring and their could be a risk of fire. So my question is, Is their a way to upgrade the wiring to handle the amount of electricity? I donít know anything about this subject Iím not going to do this myself I wanted to talk to an expert first about this subject to see if thatís possible. And if so who do I call to help with this, I would think an electrician or is their someone else that specializes in that? Thank you for your time.
Answer This is a good question with a simple answer. What you want to ask an electrician to give you is a deadicated circuit for your tank. The fire risk from a constantly loaded circuit come from the chance failure of a wire connection. A deadicated circuit has no junctions or connection that can fail.
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