2016

  • Reasons To Choose A Commercial Electrician Before Problems Arise

    You might think of commercial electricians as someone you only see when a problem comes up. However, hiring an electrician beforehand is a great move for any building manager. Here are some of the benefits of hiring a commercial electrician now.  They Can Do a Safety Audit  The first benefit is that the commercial electricians may be able to do a safety audit to pinpoint any safety issues that could eventually lead to a power outage or even a fire.
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  • Two Types Of Outlets Designed To Forestall Electrical Malfunctions

    Among the great electrical safety features designed in recent years are two types of outlets that help reduce electrical shocks and prevent electrical fires. Of course, they can't universally prevent anything bad from happening, and they require periodic maintenance for ideal functioning, but they're still a great help in the quest for a safe electrical system. Here are two types of outlets that can help keep you and your family safe from electrocution and electrical fires.
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  • How Do You Replace A Circuit Breaker?

    Eventually, a circuit breaker is itself broken. When a electrical circuit is in danger of become overloaded, the circuit breaker will switch itself off, cutting off power to the circuit and preventing an overloading line. Resetting a circuit breaker requires pushing the switch in the opposite direction, then pushing it back to its original position. If all is well, the breaker will snap into position with a satisfying "click" that signifies that all is well and the breaker has been reset.
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  • 3 Home Electrical Safety Tips

    Electrical safety is something that should be a huge priority in your household, since in recent years, homeowners in the United States experienced a yearly average of almost 48,000 electric fires. If you do not want to be among these statistics, the best thing you can do is learn some home electrical safety tips. These tips will protect your lives and property and will give you peace of mind as you sleep at night.
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  • Information To Gather Before Getting An Estimate For A New Electrical Outlet

    If you want to have an electrician come out and install a new electrical outlet in your home, there is certain information that you need to gather before you call in order to ensure that you get an accurate estimate. #1 Type Of Outlet First, you need to know what type of outlet you want to install based on what you will be using the outlet for. A 120-volt outlet supports the use of most regular household items, such as a lamp, television, or a cell phone charger.
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  • Three Electrical Options You Need For Your Covered Porch

    A covered porch is the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors from the comfort of your home. With a covered porch, you have the ability to view the outside, but you will be protected from elements such as falling leaves, snow, and the hot sun. If you are trying to build a porch that you can spend an entire day on, you may need to extend your electrical service to your porch for a few options.
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  • The New Definitions Of Courtin' And Sparkin': Generator Sales, Installation, And Service

    In the South, there are some old-timey phrases used to describe dating practices. They are "courtin'" and "sparkin'". Courtin' or courting means you make plans to spend time with a love interest, and sparkin', or sparking, means you do extra-special things that will likely get you a kiss. However, these two words adopt new definitions when you use them to describe generator sales, installation, and service. Here is what the new "
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  • 3 Signs That You Need To Call An Electrician

    The electrical wiring in your house is vital to the functioning of your home. However, if the electrical panels and wiring aren't done right, it can also pose a safety hazard in the house. This is why it is so important to know when you should be calling an electrician. When it comes to electricity, it is better to err on the side of caution since it can be very dangerous to the house and everyone in it if something were to go wrong.
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  • No Worries, It Isn't a Poltergeist: An Explanation for Intermittent Dimming Lights

    Have your lights recently started to dim intermittently for no apparent reason? If so, you may be worried about whether or not you have a serious electrical issue. Perhaps you have even made jokes about a ghost being behind the phenomenon. There are a number of reasons why your lights may be exhibiting this electrical symptom. The following are a few of common causes.  Circuit Overload Pay closer attention to when the dimming occurs.
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  • Be Prepared For Electronics Well Before The Holidays

    Christmas shopping, the commercial fanfare surrounding winter, and events such as Black Friday are major points for getting new electronics. Unfortunately, some households may discover how unprepared their homes are when the new sound system or bigger TV enters the living room. Loose outlets, sudden power loss, or sparking plugs can put a damper on a great present, and waiting for an electrician when you've already unwrapped your new presents isn't much fun.
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