Double Lugged or Tapped Connections

Double Lugged or Tapped Wires

Double lugged or double tapped breakers are one of the most common electrical defects we find during a standard home inspection.  Double lugging is defined as two or more wires installed in a breaker that is only rated for one wire.  There are two instances where this commonly occurs; 1. On standard 120 or 240 volt breakers and 2. Less often on the main breaker. Continue reading “Double Lugged or Tapped Connections”