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The Common Types of Light Bulbs for Your Home: A Simple Guide

Let there be light! It seems like a simple thing to install a light bulb to illuminate a dark room. However, not every room deserves to be awash with white light. The lighting can affect our mood and behavior and can even boost or have a negative impact on our productivity. Fortunately, with advancements in [...]

By |2020-06-05T18:16:21-05:00June 5th, 2020|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

What Is a Short Circuit and What Causes Them?

It can be frustrating to have things in your home not functioning properly, especially around the holidays. There are some things you can take care of yourself, of course, but there are others that can be difficult or downright dangerous to take on on your own. Electrical issues, such as a short circuit, are examples [...]

By |2019-12-03T14:53:30-06:00December 16th, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

Is It Time for an Electrical Panel Upgrade?

Did you know that from 2012 to 2016, eight in 10 home fires in the US involved electrical malfunctions? These fires caused a yearly $1.3 billion in property damage within that period. Each year, they resulted in 440 fatalities and another 1,250 injuries. The thing is, many of these electrical failures are preventable. If only [...]

By |2019-12-03T14:49:20-06:00December 2nd, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

Is Your Smoke Detector Broken? 5 Possible Reasons for a False Fire Alarm

There are few things more irritating than a faulty fire alarm. You're just sitting at home minding your own business, and suddenly the piercing shriek of the alarm starts blaring. Fire alarms are, of course, a vital safety feature that we cannot do without. However, the sound of a false fire alarm is jolting and [...]

By |2019-10-28T14:09:50-05:00November 11th, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

Preventing Power Surge Damage: 5 Signs You Should Replace Your Surge Protector

Given the number of power surges and electrical grid outages that have hit the country recently, surge protectors are vital. If you are not already aware, a surge protector acts as a buffer between an electrical outlet and your devices. When there is an electrical spike, your protector kicks in to prevent and power surge [...]

By |2019-10-28T21:38:11-05:00October 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Understanding GFCI Requirements: 5 Things to Know

As a homeowner, you know the importance of taking care of your home and keeping it up to date. Things like the furnace, roof, and updated interiors are obvious on the list of home care. The problem is that you don't pay as much attention to the parts of your house you don't see. This [...]

By |2019-10-10T08:33:43-05:00October 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a Flood Light? 5 Benefits of Outdoor Flood Lights

We've all had this problem: you get home late at night one evening and inevitably end up hurting yourself or knocking something over because you were trying to navigate in the dark. There must be a better way. There just must be. And there is! No longer do you have to do your best impression [...]

By |2019-10-05T01:08:59-05:00October 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Safety 101: How to Prevent an Electrical Fire in Your Home

Few things are as devastating as having a fire destroy your home. Fires rage quickly and don't discriminate. Everyone's at risk. To keep your home and your loved ones safe, it's important to learn fire safety. In this article, we'll focus on electrical fires and how you can prevent them in your home. What Causes [...]

By |2019-08-27T15:39:39-05:00September 9th, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

Do You Need An Electrician For A Smoke Detector Installation?

A survey found that between 2012 and 2016, almost three of every five homes that had a fire did not have a working smoke detector or any smoke detector at all. Although your home may already have smoke detectors, it is possible they aren't the best type available for safety. If you want to keep [...]

By |2019-08-26T15:49:45-05:00August 26th, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

How to Buy the Best Surge Protector for Your Electronics in 2019

Lightning strikes . . . and the first thing it does is take out all of your electronics. Your neighbor, however, still has her laptops, consoles, and televisions working perfectly. She had the right kind of surge protector. Surge protectors might look the same, but they are not created equal. If you want to keep [...]

By |2019-07-25T02:24:34-05:00August 6th, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments
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