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Power failures are one of the most troublesome issues you can face. Besides making your home darker and more difficult to navigate, they also prevent important household appliance products from working. In addition, recharging important electrical devices such as flashlights becomes impossible as well.

Knowing the causes of a power failure and the ways to prevent it can help you avoid the problems mentioned. Once you’ve been able to familiarize with the factors leading to a power failure, you can easily determine when you need to call a reliable electrical contractor or electrician to do the needed electrical works. Moreover you’ll be able to prevent accidents much faster as well as avoid any potential hazards.


Two Main Power Failure Causes


  • Power Overload

Power failures are usually caused by power trips which can result from an overloaded circuit. This occurs when multiple high power-consuming appliances are plugged in simultaneously into your power sockets.

  • Short Circuit

A short circuit occurs when two heated wires make contact with the circuit board’s neutral wires. It usually starts as a big spark and can cause a fire if not attended to immediately.


How To Prevent Power Failures

  • Avoid Plugging Too Many Devices

As mentioned, overloading occurs when too many appliances are plugged in at the same time into your installed electrical outlets. So in order to prevent it, only plug in devices or products which consume power within the installed power socket’s limit. Also make sure to plug your electrical products one at a time.

  • Check If Your Socket Is In Good Condition

To prevent a short circuit from occurring, make sure that the plugs which you insert into your power socket installations are free from damage. Furthermore, see to it that the black and white wires don’t make contact with each other. If you notice a burning smell coming from your electrical outlets, turn off your main power supply immediately and have them replaced.

  • Contact An Experienced Electrician

If you experience confusion in attempting the above-mentioned solutions, don’t hesitate to contact an experienced and licensed electrician to help you out instead. That way, you can protect yourself from accidents such as electric socket and switch shocks as well as prevent further electrical damage.




Contact Everyworks Singapore today to resolve your power failure issues. Through our electrical services, you can rest assured that all your lights will be functioning once more in no time. Moreover, our professional electricians can prevent you with tips on how to prevent power failure issues from recurring in the future. To know more about the costs of our electrical services, be sure to view our price list.


At Everyworks Singapore, we strive to provide the best home maintenance services for Singaporeans. As such, we ensure fast appointment arrangements, immediate customer response, and highly fair and affordable costs for any services which you might need. Our extremely professional and experienced electricians, plumbers, aircon servicing technicians, and handymen also make sure that our clients’ repairs and installations are done thoroughly and quickly as seen on our many positive Facebook reviews and Google reviews. To learn more about our home services, feel free to view our past home maintenance articles and works. For quick appointment booking, contact our responsive customer support team either by sending a picture or quick text through our Whatsapp at +65 8241 0032 or by calling us at +65 6909 0990. You may also email in case you have any email enquiries.


This article is reproduced from Daylight Electrician Singapore.

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