2017

  • 3 Important Maintenance Steps That Keep Residential Generators Long-Lasting

    Generators are important to have on your property, as they keep the power running should the electricity stop working in your home. No matter what type of residential generator you have, it's important to perform these maintenance steps on a regular basis.  Clean the Air Filter To keep your generator working as efficiently as possible, the air filter needs to be clean. If it isn't, the generator has to work harder and could very well cause the motor to overheat.
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  • When To Hire An Electrician To Inspect Your Home

    The electrical work in your home needs to be up to date and good quality or it could have some very bad consequences. There are over 5,000 electrical fires each year in the United States. These fires kill approximately 40 people and injure another 100 people each year. That is a really ugly number when considering these are mothers, fathers, sons, and daughters. Another very ugly number is that it cost $700 million dollars worth of damage.
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  • Improvements And Upgrades To Update Outdated Business Electrical Systems

    The right electrical improvements will make your business safer and reduce costs. An older building has problems like old wiring, lack of security features and no backup for power outages. Lighting that is outdated may be costing your business thousands every year in wasted electricity. An investment in some of these electrical improvements will help make your business better: 1. Rewiring and Updating Outdated Wiring for Safety of Your Business
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  • How To Add An Outside Outlet To Your Back Porch

    You have been wanting to add an electrical outlet to your back porch for a long time, but never had enough incentive to do it. However, Valentines Day is approaching, and what better way is there to add a little bit of magic to the evening than to install multiple strands of small LED "fairy" lights to surprise your Valentine? You can power an exterior outlet from a nearby interior outlet without too much effort and a minimal amount of tools or electrical skills.
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  • Safely Working With Electricity in an Industrial Setting

    When you need to have electricity powering a machine in an industrial setting, the power rating and amount of electricity the electrician will be working with is likely much higher than that in your home. The electrician needs to have a comprehensive understanding of high voltage systems and how to work with them safely. Hiring just any electrical contractor may not be the best option in these cases, so take a little time to ensure you get one that is trained in industrial settings.
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  • Beyond the Budget: Further Elements of a Good Electrical Service Contract

    How do you seal the deal after deciding to hire an electrical contractor? If you usually rely on a handshake agreement, then you have been going about it the wrong way. You need a service contract, which should include at least these four things: Start and Finish Dates You may think it's obvious that the electrician will start work immediately once you have an agreement, but what if they still have other pending projects to complete?
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