Most Common Causes of Electrical Fires in the Home

  Did you know that there are roughly 28,000 electrical fires per year? These fires can cause $1.1 billion dollars or more in property damage and loss. Electrical fires are also responsible for around 300 deaths and around 1,100 injuries each year. The two months with the most electrical fires is December and January, the reason, is because of the increased use of heating appliances and lights in the home. Most Electrical fires actually start in the bedroom.   Some […]

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How To Prevent Rodents From Damaging Electrical Wires

  Have you ever discovered a chewed wire in your home. It seems to be something that unpreventable at one time or another, rodents!! I know I’ve had chewed wires in my home as well as in my vehicles. Sometimes those pesky little rodents seem to be like Houdini and find ways to your electrical wires somehow and just have to have it! In this article I will discuss ways to prevent rodents from damaging your electrical wires. So let’s […]

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Frequently Asked Electrical Questions to ask Electricians

As an Electrician for over 30 years I have been asked many questions, I’ve been asked questions such as: how many light switches should I have?, why does my circuit breaker keep tripping?, and why do my fuses keep burning out? In this article I will go over some of the most common questions electricians get asked. Let’s start with answering the questions I have listed above. 1. How many light switches should I have? This question varies on the […]

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Energy Saving Tips For Summer to Save Money

Winter is still upon us, however, that means summer is quickly approaching. With that comes warmer weather and more outdoor activities. Unfortunately, summer months typically also bring higher electricity bills. In this article I will discuss some energy saving tips, how to keep cool, and how to keep some extra money in your pocket.   Energy Saving Tips: AC Warmer temperatures means running the A/C for longer periods. When it comes to the A/C and keeping cool here are some […]

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Electrical Safety Tips For Homeowners

Electrical┬áSafety Tips For Everyday   People don’t usually think about electricity too much, except when the bill arrives. There are an average of 3,000 deaths due to electrical fires in the United States. Homeowners are unaware of the potential hazards in their homes. The average percentage of electrical fires is only about 6%. It is best to ensure electrical wiring in your home is up to date. Electrical fires attribute to billions of dollars in property damage. It is important […]

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