Electricians-SA successfully did tripping lights repairs and tripping lights installations for more than 20 years in Gauteng. Our skilled electricians installed and repaired faulty lights on farms, hospitals, factories, houses and business offices all around Gauteng.
The most common causes for tripping lights include:
Faulty lights due to water leakage
Indoor lighting can trip because of water in the roof or any other area which came into direct contact with electrical sockets or wiring that may not be sealed properly. Outdoor lighting can have the same effect due to rainwater making direct contact with broken wires or with the light sockets.
Faulty circuit breaker
Circuit breakers could trip your lights because of many many reasons. It is advisable to contact one of our qualified electricians to conduct an electrical inspection at your property.
Most common causes for lights tripping due to a circuit breaker includes:
When high wattage lamps are used in the light sockets, it can generate heat and the electrical wiring can burn or get damaged.
When a life cable is in contact with neutral or an earth cable, it creates an electrical short. Because electrical equipment gets older, electrical fittings can become loose. You might accidentally damage a wire when punching nails into walls or rats can chew and damage electrical wires at your property.
There are many reasons for electrical shorts to occur to cause tripping lights, therefore it is best to contact a registered electrician for inspection and repairs.
What to do when experiencing tripping lights
In any scenario, you encounter faulty or tripping lights, be sure to switch off all your lights including your main power. This is especially helpful when there is a water leak and therefore it can reduce damages to other electrical equipment in your home including fires.
Contact our qualified electricians for faulty lights
Faulty lights or tripping lights can be a sign of a bigger problem or it can be something simple. No matter how big or small the tripping light problem might be, we advice to never work with electricity directly. Call our 24 7 electricians to do all your tripping and faulty light repairs for you.
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