What To Do When Your Home Has Been Struck By Lightning

3 April 2018
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Lightning strikes may be less common than the damage caused by flood waters or high wind, but they are still a very real danger during a storm situation. In fact, according to information provided by the National Lightning Safety Institute (NLSI), it is probable to assume that one of every two hundred homes will be struck by lightning each year in the United States. But even with this level of prevalence, many Americans do not know what to do to protect their family, should lightning strike their home. Read More 

4 Tips For Hiring An Electrical Estimator

26 February 2018
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Contractors who have years of job experience know that having a quality electrical estimator is essential for the success of a construction firm. A construction firm who employs an electrical estimator has a better shot of landing more bids and padding the company's bottom line. If your construction company is considering hiring an electrical estimator, it is very important to select the right one. Use the following tips when searching for a candidate to fill your company's electrical estimator position: Read More 

3 Hazards Of Outdated Wiring That You Will Want To Have A Professional Electrician Repair

19 December 2017
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Many house fires are started by outdated electrical wiring, which can short and cause sparks that ignite fires. There are other hazards that could cause electrical shock and injury if you have outdated wiring in your home. It is important that you have your household wiring inspected and repaired by an electrical professional to ensure your home or safety is not in danger. Here are some of the hazards of outdated electrical wiring that you want to be aware of in your home: Read More 

Get An Electrician Before Buying Expensive Electronics

12 October 2017
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If you want a new TV, computer, video game system, or entertainment system, how much do you want to spend? Do you want to waste that much money on something that your warrant doesn't cover? Although many storage have forgiving return policies or easy issues that can be repaired by the manufacturer, electrical damage is one of those costs that a company won't just eat. Here are a few ways that your home wiring or general power situation could lead to expensive failure, and ways that an electrician can help. Read More 

Keep Your Home Safe: Decorating For The Holidays Without Overloading Your Circuits

9 November 2016
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When you put holiday lighting or other displays inside or out on your lawn, many of these take electricity to run. It's important to know what you are dealing with when it comes to your circuits so that you can avoid overloading your system. Typical circuits in your home can range from 15 amps to 20 amps, with higher rated amps dedicated specifically towards high power items such as dryers. Each circuit has a breaker, which is usually located in a breaker box in your basement or garage. Read More