As we've mentioned in other blogs, there are various beneficial electrical upgrades they can make to your home. Many homeowners tend to overlook a simple yet useful modification: upgrading their two-prong outlets to three-prong outlets. Here are several reasons why they should consider this small but substantial improvement: Lack of grounding Ground wires keep people and electronics safe from electrical faults and surges by offering an outlet for excess energy and equips appliances and electronics with a surge protection element.
The electrical box in your home or business is a vital component of every home's or building's electrical system. These enclosures house wiring connections of various applications like switches, outlets and fixtures, and transition wires, facilitating their easy access. Electrical boxes actually protect the cables and wires from any external damage, short circuit, and other issues that may hamper their functioning or cause electrical fires. While installing electrical boxes, homeowners, especially DIYers, should ensure that they use the correct type
As a business owner it is important to take adequate measures to keep the electrical system safe, maintained, and fully functional. The electricity for your business is an inseparable part of any commercial establishment. The efficiency of the electrical systems will reduce over time due to wear and tear. Any malfunction, temporary break down, or lack of a working electrical system even for a day can cost your business time and money. Therefore, every business needs to have regular electrical
In recent years more and more homeowners are upgrading and improving their property to increase its value. While many rush to enhance kitchens and bathrooms with the latest countertops and tile, many homeowners overlook one of the simplest home upgrades which provides a big return for the expense: residential lighting. If you want a home improvement project that adds value but doesn’t require a second mortgage, think about these lighting ideas: Boosting Room Elegance: Consider replacing boring room lights with
Storms can be very problematic for your home and can even leave you without power and/or damage your home or business’s electrical system. Being prepared for these hazards can minimize your inconvenient and keep you safe against property damage and electrical fires. You should also have a trusted electrician on call to deal with any electrical issues that spring up during or after a big storm. Let’s take a look at the most common electrical issues caused by storms so that
As we deal with tropical storms at the end of the summer and anticipate winter storms, this is a good time to consider a home generator. Now before deciding on purchasing a home standby generator, you should consult with a licensed electrician about your electrical power requirements like our team at SEC. An electrician who has a proven track record of installing generators can give you solid advice on what your home will need as far as emergency backup power.