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Avoid These Common Holiday Fire Hazards

'Tis the season for family gatherings, decorations, and gifts. Unfortunately, though, it's also the season of common household fires. The holidays bring a number of fire hazards with them, which can put your house in jeopardy if you're not careful. Here are a few common holiday fire hazards to watch out for: Christmas Trees Trees, [...]

By |2017-11-10T16:45:28+00:00December 21st, 2017|Electrical, Furnaces, Home Safety|Comments Off on Avoid These Common Holiday Fire Hazards

10 Backup Generator Situations to Know

A backup generator is increasingly becoming standard equipment for many private residences. Installed behind or to the side of your home and hard-wired into your main electrical panel, the unit continuously monitors grid power. When a power outage is detected, the system automatically starts the generator and switches designated household circuits over to generator power. [...]

By |2018-03-16T19:41:47+00:00August 15th, 2017|Electrical|Comments Off on 10 Backup Generator Situations to Know

Is Your Home Ready for Unexpected Winter Power Outages?

Being prepared for a power outage might ease the discomfort and inconvenience they cause, especially in the winter. Keep this in mind, your body needs more calories when it’s cold, and closed doors and windows seal in dangerous carbon monoxide (CO). Learn where to turn off the circuit breaker for the furnace until the power [...]

By |2018-03-16T19:41:50+00:00February 23rd, 2017|Electrical|Comments Off on Is Your Home Ready for Unexpected Winter Power Outages?

Is it Time for an Electrical Wiring Upgrade in Your Home?

While it may seem like a permanent component of your house, residential electrical wiring often has a finite lifespan. If you’ve purchased an older home or lived in your present residence long enough, the time eventually arrives when re-wiring the house may be necessary. Some of the reasons are related to the age of the [...]

By |2017-01-11T20:20:34+00:00January 17th, 2017|Electrical|Comments Off on Is it Time for an Electrical Wiring Upgrade in Your Home?

Learn About the Benefits of Adding Surge Protection to Your Home

Surge protection is no longer an option reserved for those with exotic or expensive electronics. Today, we’ve all got devices that can be damaged or destroyed in a millisecond by an instantaneous voltage spike surging through household wiring. Transient voltage surges can result from several causes, such as the following. Lightning. Lightning strikes about 20 [...]

By |2018-03-16T19:41:51+00:00November 10th, 2016|Electrical|0 Comments
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