What is electrical grounding and why is it important

Grounding is a built in safety for your home

Grounding is the term loosely used to describe the built in safety for residential electrical service.

As the electrical industry ages the safety level improves with each passing year. Electrical grounding is one of those improvements.  Originally residential wiring was knob and tube and only 110 volts and usually fed by a 60 amp service.  Today the standard is a 200 amp 220 volt service with many larger homes requiring 300 and 400 amp services. Continue reading “What is electrical grounding and why is it important”