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Home Renovation Electrical Upgrades

Don’t be left in the dark! Here is a list of some of the most common home renovation electrical upgrades so you can bring your home up to code and rest easy knowing you’re safe from electrical fires and surges. 1. Outlets If you live in an older home, chances are that you may have outdated outlets that are lacking proper ground wire.

2022-05-31T14:02:38-04:00

Keep Your Outdoor Electronics Dry This Summer

What are outdoor electronics? There are many electronics that are built to be enjoyed outdoors such as outdoor TVs, AV systems, projectors and remote controllers but there are a couple of important things to keep in mind: Electronics designed for the outdoors can be either weatherproof/water resistant or waterproof (there is a big difference between the

2022-05-31T13:44:58-04:00

When To Upgrade Your Electrical Outlets

There are four main cases when we highly recommend you replace your existing electrical outlets. They are: 1. Your outlet is warped, damaged, or faulty If you’ve started to notice any of the symptoms outlined above, replace your outlet immediately. Warping, cracking, discoloration, or sparking are all signs that the internal components of your outlet are breaking down.

2022-05-31T13:39:24-04:00

Benefits of LED Lighting Outside

 LEDs are the best choice for outdoor lighting for many reasons. Outdoor LED lighting benefits include: Brighter light: LEDs are a brighter white than traditional halide street lamps, helping better illuminate streets, sidewalks and parking lots. Longer life: LEDs, depending on their usage, can last up to 50,000 hours. That’s early 25 years! This means less burnt out

2022-05-31T12:50:50-04:00

Surge Protector Advantages

Many of us have surge protectors in our homes, mostly out of convenience. Outlets can be limited, especially in smaller or older homes, and so we use surge protectors to provide power to our electronics. Did you know, though, that surge protectors do much more for us than providing extra outlets? They can prevent an electronic shortage

2022-05-31T12:39:02-04:00

Electrical Cord Safety In The Workplace

Electricity is a staple of the modern workplace. We need it to run our computers, copiers, phones, and office appliances. Unfortunately, this often results in a tangle of electrical cords and power bars that create hazards like tripping, electric shock, and even fires. Keeping all electrical cords properly maintained and correctly placed is a key

2022-04-28T03:08:36-04:00

Are You At Risk of an Electrical Hazard?

Here are the four most common warning signs that your home or business may be at risk of an electrical fire and what you should do next.  YOU CAN SEE OR HEAR ISSUES WITH YOUR LIGHTING You don’t need to be an electrician to notice when you might have a problem with your electrical system.

2022-04-28T03:22:30-04:00
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