To prevent users from getting electrocution, power trip occurs when the electricity in your house is overloaded.
Users may reset the power circuit breaker to get the power back. But if you are not able to reset the power circuit breaker or still tripping, this indicates that the power surge problem still exists. It is best to engage an electrician to do an inspection immediately to ensure safety.
Reasons that causes power trip:
- Power Overload. This is quite common in Singapore due to the increase in numbers of electronic gadgets a person owns. When too many electronic gadget are plug into the electric socket at the same time, there will be a lot of electricity passing through the wires and power trip will happened when the wires are overheated or unable to handle the excess electric current.
- Faulty electronic appliances, faulty power breaker, faulty power socket. All the electronic appliances, power socket and power breaker will degrade overtime causing power trip issues.
- Electrical System fault. If there are power trips whenever there are lightning or heavy rain, you should get it checked immediately as it is an indication of fault in your electrical systems.