Frequently Asked Electrical Questions Part II

I have an article of frequently asked electrical questions already, however, because there are many common electrical questions I have decided to do a part II of the most frequently asked electrical questions. You can view part I here: http://danielselectricsf.com/blog/2016/04/29/frequently-asked-electrical-questions/   1. Why do I need to change my light box to a fan-rated box when installing a ceiling fan? There is one main difference between a light box and a fan-rated box. That difference is the size of the […]

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Questions to Ask an Electrician Before Hiring

Ever wonder what you should be asking an electrician before you decide to hire them for your job? Here are the top questions you should be asking any contractor you hire to work on your home, not just an electrician. 1. Are you licensed? Electricians are required to be licensed in most states and municipalities, so don’t consider one who isn’t properly licensed. 2. What kind of work do you do most? Like many contractors, electricians often specialize in one […]

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Dangers of Do It Yourself Electrical Repair

Dangers of Do It Yourself Electrical Repair   Do you enjoy fixing things around your home? It’s your home, right? Why wouldn’t you enjoy taking on project in your home? I know working around the house is something a lot of people enjoy doing, including myself. Knowing when you need to call a professional comes with owning a home. In this article we will discuss the Dangers of Do It Yourself Electrical Repair. Also view our article on Electrical Problems You […]

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Electrical Accidents Top Accidents

Electrical Accidents Electrical hazards can be prevented. Below are some safety tips in which to follow to ensure electrical accidents do not happen. Preventing an electrical accident is simple if you know what not to do. For example don’t blow dry your hair while taking a bath. There are many potentially dangerous activities that occur in a home which could be electrically hazardous for you and your home. We will be taking a look at some of the most common causes […]

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Electrical Safety Advice for Kids and their Parents

  If you have children you know they get curious. Have you ever had to stop your child from inserting a fork into a electrical wall outlet? I know when my kids were growing up I had to do that. Luckily now there is new technology which helps prevent children from inserting something into the electrical outlets. The wall outlet prevents anything from going in when only one side has something in it. This type of electrical wall outlet is […]

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Zapped! How Not To Get Electrocuted!

Nowadays there is a ton of information to be found on the internet. With the internet it has become increasingly easier to get into contact with a professional, not just a phone call away but a click. We can learn so much from online, however, here are some electrical projects where you should definitely call an electrician. Projects:   Electrical Upgrades You are making electrical upgrades, such as an addition to your home or business, there are many different codes […]

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Things You Should Know About LED Lights

As we move forward with new technologies, we should be familiar with old technologies such as LED Lights. Here are some facts about LED Lights not all people know.   How Do LED Lights Work? LED Lights use a semiconductor to convert electricity into light. Today’s LED bulbs can be six to seven times more energy efficient than conventional incandescent lights. This helps to reduce energy by more than 80 percent!   How Long Do LED Lights Last? Good quality […]

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Reasons To Update Your Electrical Outlets and Wall Plates

You only think of Electrical Outlets when you need to plug something in. Wall outlets are usually not the first thing you think about when updating your home. If you haven’t replaced your wall outlets since you bought your home, it’s time to upgrade as you are missing out on the newest technologies. Here are some reasons to update your electrical outlets.   They are cracked Not only are cracked outlets a fire hazard, because dust, link, hair, and dirt can all […]

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5 Facts About Electricians

Facts About Electricians, electricians work very hard to become professionals in a field that is very important. Electricity keeps your home warm, your food cold, and provides light when needed. Here are some fun facts about electricians that many people do not know.   1. Master Electricians Train Nearly As Long As Doctors Experience is definitely very important when dealing with electricity. In the electrical field, there is no room for error. To earn the title Master Electrician you need to train, […]

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The Electrical Circuit Breaker Panel

  Circuit breakers is the heart of a home or businesses electrical system. It is an integral part to maintaining the safety of a home or business. What they do is ensure that if there is an overload of electricity or electrical fault, the flow of electricity is stopped before it can cause any damage or cause electrical shock. Without a fully functioning electrical panel, nothing in a home will work.   If you have not upgraded your electrical panel […]

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