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Circuit breakers are designed to protect an electrical circuit from damage that occurs from an overloaded circuit or a short circuit by acting automatically to stop electrical flow to a circuit when a a problem is detected. This section covers the important role of a circuit breaker, the different types available for the home, and how to replace a circuit breaker or work around an electrical panel.

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