This is recommendation only as it is your house. When a fault or overload current flows through the fuse wire it will become hot and melt.
The melted fuse breaks the circuit disconnecting the faulty circuit and keeping you safe.
House fuse box. Visit us today for the widest range of powerpoints light switches accessories products. Only if you would like to have safer and more convenient fuses then yes go ahead and get it changed. Fuses are housed in a fuse box the precursor to the main service panel found with modern circuit breaker systems.
When the installation was done years ago it was up to the then standards. A fuse box has a series of threaded sockets into which the fuses are screwed in like. The new fuses are quicker in a fault condition they switch off the circuit in less than 0 3 seconds which is before.
Check out our range of fuses circuit breakers accessories products at your local bunnings warehouse. If you re unsure whether you have a fuse or breaker box locate the panel and open it up. A fuse box is a type of electrical service panel which is a sort of control board for the entire electrical system of a house while any home built around 1960 or later has a service panel full of circuit breakers panels in older houses used fuses to provide over current protection for the household circuits.
The fuse box is usually located away from main living areas such as the garage laundry room or basement. Fuses may be found in place of circuit breakers rewirable fuses have a piece of special fuse wire running between two screws.