We would never tell you how to service your electrical system on your own. Electrical jobs should always be left to the professionals, for the integrity of your home, and—most importantly—for your safety. That doesn’t mean, however, that you shouldn’t know how to and when to access your electrical panel when you need to. Also known as your circuit breaker box, your electrical panel is tasked with dividing up the electrical power in your home amongst circuits.
You might have noticed that in past homes, your Cincinnati, OH electrical panel was clearly labeled so you could find which switch led to which outlet or appliance quickly and simply. But what about your current home? Is your circuit breaker labeled—and even if so is it labeled correctly?