Securing your connections is in your better interests. With many advantages, working from your home office has been a blessing for many. You don’t have to share a bathroom with co-workers, you can sleep a bit later, exercise first thing and cut the commute time and cost. Also, the benefits and increased productivity of work-from-home employees have been acknowledged by employers. Our ability to stay connected however is relied on heavily for all these benefits and increased productivity. It can have a negative impact on our ability to work productively from home with an unreliable connection. If it looks like working from home is going to be long term, we suggest a dedicated circuit for your home office and today, we at Burley Electrical Services would like to share the benefits.
Your Work & Equipment are Protected with a Dedicated Circuit
It may be asking too much from your home’s existing wiring to support a robust home-office setup. A stable and reliable power supply is demanded for the printers, computers, and other office tools, which are sensitive electronic devices. Potentially damaging internal components and reducing the longevity of these devices can stem from electric power that is inconsistent or insufficient. During power surges or outages, data, or entire projects can also be lost.
Solve Demand for Power
Some improvements and/or upgrades to outlets, panel boxes, and lighting to adequately handle the addition of all these devices, such as a dedicated office circuit is common in homes over 10 years old. You could be at risk of overloading the current circuit if the number of devices in your home office has increased. If the circuit breaker trips often, it is an indication that you are asking too much of a circuit. Home office equipment and other sensitive electronics can be damaged by a breaker that trips frequently.
Dedicated Circuit Keeps Family Safe
Though it is not a failsafe, a circuit breaker is a necessary protection against overloading the circuit. It will help protect office equipment from damage since it is designed to instantly shut down power and prevent electrocution. Being one that should be addressed, a breaker that is consistently being tripped usually indicates a bigger wiring issue. Because this dedicated circuit is isolated from use by other devices, such as devices that draw a lot of current, this is where the installation of a dedicated circuit for your home office can provide a huge benefit.
Increase Productivity & Reduce Interruptions
Especially when you are trying to meet a deadline, dealing around with circuit breakers can become a major drain on productivity. A circuit breaker issue is a relatively easy problem to solve, fortunately. To assess your current system and discuss any necessary upgrades in South Florida, call the experts of Burley Electrical Services.
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Your home may also benefit from a panel, or other upgrades, such as an USB outlet that might be handy in addition to a dedicated home office circuit. Also, a logical addition when installing a dedicated circuit is a whole-house surge protector can also add another layer of protect. Call Burley Electrical Services to learn more today.