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Tips To Prevent Electrical Fires

More than 25,000 electrical fires are reported in the United States on a yearly basis. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, these results to the injury or death of more than 1,300 people. Home electrical fires cause more dollar loss per fire when compared to non electrical fires. Even more shocking is that all those … Continue reading Tips To Prevent Electrical Fires

Electrical Tips To Boost The Value Of Your Home

There are a lot of things you can do to increase the value of your home and this include making changes to your electrical system. Lighting modifications such as using LED bulbs and installing exterior lighting can help improve the ambiance of your home. Meanwhile, replacing plates and panels can help make your home more … Continue reading Electrical Tips To Boost The Value Of Your Home

New Year’s Resolution: A Safer Home Electrical System

Now that a new year is here, a lot of people are preparing their list of resolutions and goals to help them become a better person. Apart from preparing objectives for your personal development and improvement, you should also consider your home’s improvement and development, too, particularly your home’s electrical system. Whenever your home electrical … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution: A Safer Home Electrical System

Electrical Outlet Maintenance Tips

Home fires are commonly caused by defective electrical outlets. About 25,000 electrical fires every year could be attributed to faulty electrical outlets, which cause more than $1 billion in property damages. When it comes to reducing your home’s risks of electrical fires, you need to conduct routine maintenance on electrical outlets. It prevents malfunctions that … Continue reading Electrical Outlet Maintenance Tips

Signs Your Wall Switches Are Defective

A wall switch is used a thousand times during the course of its lifespan. It eventually wears out and become defective and the initial sign of trouble is when it acts in any way that is not normal. For instance, if there is an audible snap, crackle, or popping sound once you flip the lever … Continue reading Signs Your Wall Switches Are Defective

Electrical Safety Tips For The Holidays

The holiday season is here during this time of the year, several people decorate their houses for the holidays. There are some families that begin decorating at Halloween and change their ornaments for each holiday that comes until New Year’s Eve. You have to be safety conscious if you have plans of decorating your home … Continue reading Electrical Safety Tips For The Holidays

Hire An Electrician Or Do Your Own Electrical Work

Doing your own electrical work offers lots of benefits. You get to save money; it’s more flexible compared to hiring an electrician; plus, you get to be your own boss. Despite all these, even the most experienced DIYer reaches a point when they have to call a professional electrician. Permits and Inspectors are Needed After … Continue reading Hire An Electrician Or Do Your Own Electrical Work

Safety Tips When Inspecting The Electrical Panel

Any type of repair that involves the electrical system will require switching off the power that goes to the electrical circuit that you will be working on. Where can you do this? At the main electrical panel. The service panel is also called the breaker box but it is officially referred to as a load … Continue reading Safety Tips When Inspecting The Electrical Panel

Questions You Need To Ask Your Electrician

Homeowners want value for their money when hiring different types of tradesperson and that is why it is very important to ask questions before employing anybody. This holds true when it comes to hiring an electrician. By asking questions, you will gain crucial knowledge that can mean the difference between a meager value job or … Continue reading Questions You Need To Ask Your Electrician

Tips For Hiring An Emergency Electrician

There’s no doubt emergency situations do not happen all the time but when they do, many people are taken unawares and totally clueless as to how to deal with the problem. However, with a little preparation and knowledge, you can address the emergency that you are facing in a calm and collective way. Furthermore, there’s … Continue reading Tips For Hiring An Emergency Electrician