Smoke and CO Detectors: Battery Powered or Hardwired?

There are some things that we just don’t have any control over in our homes, like the potential for a fire or carbon monoxide exposure. These are two dangers that any home or business can be at risk for, no matter what safety precautions that you may take. Luckily, smoke and CO detectors are availableRead More

How Landscape Lighting Helps to Keep You Safe

Outdoor and landscape lighting is an extremely useful tool year round. You may think that they are strictly beneficial in adding curb appeal to your home, but did you know that they give you added security as well? If you already have them working around your home, or you are considering an installation, here areRead More

Benefits of an Emergency Generator Installation

Power outages can happen at any time. Whether it’s during a blizzard in the winter or a storm during hurricane season, extreme weather often leads to power outages. There’s not a whole lot that you can do to prevent them, but there are steps you can take in order to be prepared. A backup emergencyRead More

Tips for Keeping Your Switches and Outlets From Malfunctioning

Your home’s electrical system needs to provide power without posing a danger to your family or your property. It also needs to deliver sufficient power for you and your family to live comfortably. There are really only two points where you and your family come into contact with your home’s wiring: at switches and outlets.Read More

Stay Cool All Summer Long with a Ceiling Fan Installation from Wave Electric

Spring has finally sprung! As the weather gets warmer, you’ll likely be spending more time indoors to beat the heat. You may already have an air conditioning system in place, but have you considered how your home could benefit from a ceiling fan? Here at Wave Electric Company, we offer ceiling fan installation and maintenanceRead More

Signs Your Home Needs a Service Panel Upgrade

Your service panel is responsible for housing the multiple circuit breakers that distribute power through your home. Have you ever noticed some of the wires that connect from outside to your house? They all meet in your service panel. From there, the wires split off and are able to deliver electricity to the designated partsRead More

Spruce Up Your Home This Spring With Electrical Upgrades

Even though winter isn’t quite over, we look forward to the warmth of spring. At this point, it is not too late to consider updating your home’s exterior to give it a fresh look once spring comes around. It’s best to have the work done before the warm weather arrives so you are able toRead More

Common Electrical Problems You May Experience Before Winter Ends

While the winter brings much cold weather, it also brings the potential problems. Winter often brings freezing rain, sleet and snow causing issues. In some cases, these problems are not always electrical in nature. When maintaining your home, one of the main areas to monitor is its electrical system. Noticing issues before they become aRead More

Smoke Detector Maintenance to Keep Your Home Safe This Winter

During the colder seasons, a lot of time is spent indoors. To truly enjoy the winter months, you have to make sure that your family, guests, and home are safe — and a crucial part of this is ensuring that your home’s smoke detector is in good working order. After all, most new smoke detectors makeRead More

Ten Common and Easy-to-Follow Electrical Safety Practices

Electrical safety practices should be known for most if not all the appliances inside your home that run on electricity. Almost 60% of all house fires are caused by an electrical malfunction, with firefighters responding to a yearly average of 45,000 house fires caused by an electrical failure or malfunction. Unfortunately, your house is fullRead More