You may have to replace fuses after emergencies. Follow these tips when replacing a fuse:
- Shut off the main electric switch before replacing the fuse.
- Know the location of your fuse box or circuit-breaker box.
- Disconnect or turn off any equipment that might have cause the fuse to blow.
- Know the correct sizes of any fuses needed and keep spares on hand. Do not replace a fuse with on of higher amperage.
- Replace a blown fuse. Blown fuses can’t be repaired.