Electricity, although essential, is an incredibly dangerous element when mishandled or neglected. Without the right care, it can destroy appliances, electrocute, and even spark a house fire! Luckily, there are some simple steps the smart homeowner can take to ensure that their electrical system is functioning at peak efficiency and as safe as possible.
Once you know the basics of electrical wiring, it’s hard to stop yourself from doing-it-yourself to cut down on costs. The brown wire is active, the blue wire is neutral, and the green and yellow striped wire is the Earth. Should be simple, right?