6 Benefits of a Backup Generator in New Jersey

Summer is currently in full swing and the occasional lightning storms threaten to knock out your power. Given our reliance on electricity, it’s becoming more important to have a backup source of power, like a backup generator. Just think about all of the things that you use that require electricity! If you live in NewRead More

The Lifesaving Advantages of Hardwired Smoke Detectors

It’s no secret that smoke detectors are an important part of any safe home. Their ability to warn people about fires saves many lives each year. On average, these lifesaving devices last about ten years before you have to replace them. Next time you replace them, consider picking up hardwired smoke detectors for your nextRead More

Hot Tub Wiring: Leave it to an Expert!

Hot tubs are a fun way to spend time outdoors during the warmer months, especially at night. However, they require some electrical work in order to properly set them up. You might be thinking you can do it yourself because you’ve done some DIY work before. Now, hold on there! Hot tub wiring is aRead More

7 Signs You Need a Circuit Breaker Upgrade in New Jersey

Your circuit breaker is an important part of your home’s electrical system. If something goes wrong with your system, the circuit breaker shuts it off to protect it from an overload or short circuit. However, like every other part of your home, it’ll eventually need an upgrade. But how can you tell when your circuitRead More

4 Reasons to Upgrade Your Switches and Outlets

When most people think about maintenance and upgrading their homes, they likely don’t think about their electrical switches and outlets. However, lights are useless if you can’t turn them on or off. In a similar vein, so many of your electronics need to be plugged in to even use them. Both of these act asRead More

4 Benefits of Installing Outdoor Lighting in New Jersey

Outdoor lighting is more than just a way to make your home look nice at night. It can increase the safety of your home and boost your curb appeal. With summer approaching in a couple of months, it might be time to consider getting some outdoor lighting for your New Jersey home. Here are fourRead More

The Dangers of Knob-and-Tube Wiring in New Jersey

Used in America from 1880 to the late 1940s, knob-and-tube wiring is an early style of electrical wiring identifiable by its white, ceramic, spool-like knobs. It still exists in some old homes, and it presents several dangers to modern-day tenants. If you happen to have some knob-and-tube wiring in your New Jersey home, be sureRead More

The Importance of Grounding Wires

In every electrical circuit, there’s an active wire that carries the electricity and a neutral wire that carries the power back. An additional ‘grounding wire’ can be attached to outlets, various electrical devices, and the ground via a breaker box. The ground wire acts as a safe path for electricity to run in the eventRead More

Choosing a Generator: What Do I Need to Know?

  Buying a generator can be complicated if you don’t know what you’re looking for, and you run the risk of getting a system that won’t do what you need it to do. Different types of emergency power systems work for different things. With a little research and answers to a couple of questions, youRead More

4 Common Winter Electrical Problems

Although homeowners in Tinton Falls use their electricity all year round, the winter months put extra stress on your system you may not think of. It’s crucial for you to be on the lookout for these potentially dangerous issues as winter rolls through New Jersey. The experts at Wave Electric have put together a list ofRead More