How to Turn Off Your Home’s Electricity

Diagram of an electrical panel, including color-coded branch circuit breakers and a main breaker handle.

Knowing how to turn off—and on—the power to your house is a safety practice all families should learn. Briefly: To shut off the electrical power to your entire house, locate the main electrical panel (it pays to know where this is before you need it!) and flip the main circuit breakers at the top (usually […]