We have all had it happen to us: we plug something into a wall socket only to find that the electricity doesn’t work. While our first reaction is frustration, it is important to remember that a failed electrical circuit can point to a serious problem. On the other hand, it could be an opportunity for our inner handyman to come out.
Blown Fuse or Tripped Circuit Breaker - The most common explanation--and the easiest to check--is a blown fuse or a tripped circuit breaker. Check the main circuit box and any sub panels that may need attention.