4 Must-Haves on Your New Year’s Electrical Panel Maintenance Checklist

Taking care of your home’s electrical panel is the key to ensuring it provides all of the power your family needs. This panel sits inside some type of metal box and has breakers or fuses. You’ll usually find it in your basement, laundry room, or a similar space. The new year is the perfect time […]

The Advantages of Electric Vehicles and How Electricians Install Charging Stations

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In recent years, electric vehicles (EVs) have become increasingly popular as an environmentally friendly alternative to gasoline-powered cars. There are many advantages to using electric vehicles, including cost savings, environmental benefits, and improved performance. However, one of the biggest concerns for electric vehicle owners is the availability of charging stations. Fortunately, electricians can help by […]

Efficient Energy Use: Tips for Running Your Major Home Appliances

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As electricity bills continue to rise, it’s important to understand the electricity requirements of your major home appliances. Knowing how much energy each appliance consumes will help you to figure out how to use them more efficiently. Below are the electricity requirements of some of the most common major home appliances. Refrigerator The refrigerator is […]

Benefits of Quality Indoor Lighting

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When it comes to your home, you’d like it to be as inviting and cozy as possible. You want your home to feel like a safe haven. The key to achieving this is often through proper lighting. Indoor lighting can be used in many ways to set the tone and atmosphere of your residence. You […]

3 Tips for Maintaining Your Home Outlets to Prevent Fire Hazards

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Faulty electrical outlets are among the leading causes of residential fires. According to a report released by the National Fire Prevention Agency (NFPA), 16% of civilian deaths were due to electrical distribution and lighting equipment from 2010 to 2014. Moreover, faulty outlets contribute to at least 25,000 electrical fires annually. Needless to say, the importance […]

6 Signs You Have Faulty Wiring in Your Home

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The National Fire Protection Association states that faulty wiring and other electrical malfunctions cause approximately 440 deaths and 1,250 injuries annually. Faulty wiring and electrical malfunctions are also responsible for billions of dollars being spent each year in remediating property damage. To keep yourself and your family safe, it is essential that you know the […]

How to Prepare for a Winter Blackout

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Blackouts are an unfortunate reality during winter months. They can be caused by extreme weather, like snow and ice storms, as well as overloaded power grids. It’s important to prepare for a winter blackout to help keep yourself and your family safe and comfortable. Here are some blackout prevention tips. Have an Emergency Plan and […]

How to Avoid Overloaded Circuits With Christmas Lights

Tips to Avoid Overloading Circuits This Christmas The holiday season can be a special time. It’s always nice to see decorations, and perhaps you want to join in on the fun. When you’re decorating for Christmas, it’s easy to get carried away. However, this can lead to overloaded circuits, which can be a safety hazard. […]

Why Routine Electrical Maintenance is Crucial for Office Buildings

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Electrical faults can damage property and cause injury or death in extreme cases. The efficiency of electrical systems in commercial buildings is even more critical. Here are the top reasons your workplace requires routine electrical maintenance. Unearth Electrical Faults Before They Cause Damage Electrical circuits are among the most complex systems developed by man. Numerous […]

Why You Need Whole-home Surge Protection

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Did you know that your household power strips usually offer only low-level surge protection? This means that they aren’t effective when a high surge occurs. Whole-house surge protectors effectively manage both kinds of surges. That’s what makes them the preferred method for protecting modern homes and their contents from damage. Two Types of Whole-home Surge […]