Before rearranging the main living room, I replaced two 15A outlets that were previously hidden. (The new outlets are the kind that are hard for kids to jam things into.) After doing this I discovered, or rediscovered after forgetting, that the circuit appears to be redundant. I can’t get both 15A circuits to stay up. Turning on one while the other is on makes the other pop.
Now, as I said, I can’t recall if I discovered this before and forgot. The house could stand to be rewired with a new box, but that’s a crazy pipe dream that won’t add value to the home. Absent that, should I be concerned here? Should I replace the two circuits? Am I misreading how these circuits work? Does this pair allow 30A? Surely not. I double checked my work with the outlets.