Installation of the RCCB is a straightforward process. “Homeowners are advised to engage only Licensed Electrical Workers (LEW) to carry out electrical work, such as installation or extension of wiring, rewiring work, and installation of an RCCB,” said Zhi Wei.
However, wiring in some older homes may have accumulated wear and tear overtime. This may result in repeated circuit trips once the RCCB has been installed. On this, Er Teo shared, “An experienced licensed electrical worker would be able to trace the faulty wiring and redo the necessary rewiring to remedy that fault.”
From the air-conditioning that keeps us cool to the water heaters that allow us to enjoy a warm shower, electricity powers our everyday lives. Let’s not forget about the safety aspects of using electricity with the safety tips shown below.