We’re about two weeks into the January, which means that most people are still sticking to their new year’s resolutions. One of the most common resolutions is to get into better shape. For many people this means gym memberships, running, eating better and working out. For some, this means new workout equipment for the home, such as a treadmill, elliptical machine or exercise bike. While most of these things plug easily into the wall, it is important to keep in mind that each has its own unique electrical requirements that should be considered, when choosing where and how to plug them in.

Although it may not be required, you can be sure that your workout machine will operate at its best if it has its own dedicated circuit. This will require the assistance of an electrician in Salt Lake City, who can add a special circuit for your new machine (or machines). This will help you avoid the inconvenience of having to reset the circuit breaker if your new machine puts too much load on the circuit that you plug it into.

Even though a dedicated circuit may be the best case scenario for your new equipment, most modern equipment does not require this much power. Consult with your electrician Salt Lake City to determine how much your machine needs, in conjunction with the load that you are already putting onto that circuit. This will help you to determine whether or not you need to upgrade your current circuit or add a special dedicated circuit just for your new elliptical or treadmill.

If you have any doubts, questions or problems, feel free to give our technicians a call at Captain Electric. We’d be more than happy to help you decide the best way to power your new devices.

Electrician Salt Lake City – Special Electrical Requirements of Exercise Equipment was last modified: September 4th, 2018 by Brian Hortin