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How to Turn off Your Electrical Panel Safely

Whether you're renting a home or you own one, it's essential that you know how to manage the house's electrical system.  Fuses can blow, areas of the house might need power for a time, or you could need to shut down power for concern of fire or other safety hazards. Whatever the situation, it's essential [...]

By |2019-04-26T11:21:09-05:00April 26th, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

5 Questions to Ask a Contractor Before Your Home Remodel

If you need home electrical installation and repair, we know you want to be certain you pick the right person for the job. The same goes if you need a larger home remodeling project. When you're going through potential candidates you need to know the top questions to ask a contractor.  Keep on reading to [...]

By |2019-03-22T12:55:45-05:00April 12th, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

What Are the Qualifications for an Electrician Helper?

Before applying for a formal apprenticeship position, you must have earned your high school diploma or GED certificate. You must also pass tests on general comprehension and algebra before becoming an electrician helper. Why You Should Become an Electrician Helper Being an electrician apprentice has many benefits which include; Exposing you to the real working [...]

By |2019-04-12T09:12:48-05:00April 12th, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

How Long Does it Take to Install an Outlet?

Maybe all you really know about outlets is that sticking a fork in one is a bad idea (hopefully not from personal experience). But these seemingly simple devices are actually more complicated than you might think. Before you install an outlet, you've got to understand the birds and the bees of electronics. That is, how [...]

By |2019-03-22T12:54:22-05:00April 5th, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

How Much Does An Electrician Cost Per Hour?

According to statistics, there were over 600,000 electrician jobs in the year 2016. And while this seems like plenty to choose from, there are a couple of things you should take into consideration before you hire. Let's take credibility for example. If you're in need of electrical help around your home, you want to make [...]

By |2019-04-01T09:14:33-05:00March 29th, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

3 Reasons Why Ceiling Fan Installation Should Be Left to the Pros

It's 98 degrees outside, and you're sweating worse than Matt Foley while he's changing the lives of troubled children. All you really want to do is turn the A/C on blast, but you know it'll cost a fortune! Then you have an idea! A ceiling fan! Ceiling fans can be a great way to cut [...]

By |2019-03-22T12:51:35-05:00March 22nd, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

Time for an Upgrade: 5 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Home’s Electrical Panel

Your electrical panel is one of the most important aspects of your home. It's what allows you to get light at the flip of a switch or have a nice air-conditioned house. It also protects you and your home from electrical fires.  For maximum safety, it's important that your home's wiring and panel are kept up to [...]

By |2019-02-08T10:00:14-05:00February 21st, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

Light It Up: The Top Benefits of LED Lighting

According to the EPA, a federal healthcare center in Chicago recently started reducing its energy consumption by replacing fluorescent light bulbs with LED light bulbs. Guess what the cost savings is expected to be over the course of 10 years? Nearly half a million dollars.  Clearly, lighting up our lives is no small matter. And, [...]

By |2019-02-11T15:41:56-05:00February 15th, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

Time to Call an Electrician: 7 Signs You Need to Hire an Electrician

Electricity is nothing to mess with. Each year, electricity-related injuries are the cause of approximately 1,000 deaths. Many of these injuries are preventable, often caused by a homeowner's desire to save a few dollars and fix an electric problem themselves. Don't risk it — know when to find an electrician. Here are seven common signs [...]

By |2019-02-08T10:08:34-05:00February 14th, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments

Don’t DIY: Why You Should Never DIY Electrical Repairs

It's amazing how binging on a few episodes of one of those DIY home tv shows can make you feel like a home building expert.  During 2017, about a quarter of the population in the United States did some kind of home improvement. Even more shocking, only 7 percent of them worked with a professional. For many people, [...]

By |2019-02-08T10:05:26-05:00February 8th, 2019|Tip of the Month|0 Comments
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