Appliance Electrical Fires: Prevention & How to Prepare for Them

Appliance electrical fires can and do happen. Electrical failures are a common cause of house fires, and unfortunately, that means most of your appliances are susceptible to causing fires. From 2010-2014, U.S. fire departments have responded to a yearly average of 45,210 electrical home fires. These electrical fires result in an annual average of 420Read More

Illuminate your Home this Fall with Lighting Upgrades

Lighting upgrades can make any home go from good to extravagant and it’s all because of a simple change in lighting! Fall is the ideal time to consider upgrading the lighting fixtures, both interior, and exterior. Here are a number of different lighting upgrades to choose from this fall. Some of these ideas may manageRead More

All About Outside Landscape Lighting

Outside Landscape lighting is great for brightening an outdoor living space during the evening and highlighting a visual masterpiece in landscaping. This type of lighting fulfills several purposes and has several benefits. Purposes of Outside Landscape Lighting Decoration and Visual Appeal Whether along the perimeter of a home of a business, well-designed and properly installedRead More

How to Know If You Need Rewiring Services

Rewiring is often overlooked as homes age. It’s likely that your home is at least 10-20 years old, which means you’re probably due for some serious home maintenance. When this happens, it’s understandable to groan out loud as you mentally list bill after bill, and where to begin? Does my home need new insulation? Is thereRead More

Is Your Federal Pacific Panel Safe?

Consider everything in your home that runs on electricity: the lights, computers, televisions, chargers, refrigerators, ovens, washing machines and dryers, heat, hot water, and any number of other items you use on a daily basis. Each of these devices is powered by an electrical panel, the hub of your entire home’s electrical workings. An electricityRead More

Why a Service Panel Upgrade Is Necessary

A home can experience many issues relating to electrical wiring because of an outdated electrical service panel. Flickering lights, unusual sounds coming from a fuse box, breakers constantly tripping, or smoke coming from outlets or burning smells are just some of the reasons why you might need a service panel upgrade.  One particular appliance thatRead More

Signs That Lead to an Electrical Emergency

A lot of people consider an electrical emergency as a power outage that prevents everyone from using their devices. For others, it’s a much more serious case. Electrical emergencies more have to do with outlets that emit burning odors or wires that have the potential to start a fire. Whichever you consider the latter, anRead More

When It’s Time For a Circuit Breaker Replacement

Replacing your circuit breaker can be an investment in protecting your home and avoiding damage to your appliances. If you ignore your circuit breaker and the warning signs associated with it, you will see a world of problems. This is including flickering lights, poor performance from appliances, damages to essential lights, potential smoke, fire andRead More

Understanding Your Electrical System and Its Features

There are many features to your home that you might not know about especially if you’re a new homeowner. It can feel like another job sometimes trying to keep up with your home’s appliances and making sure everything works in proper order. One of the things, however, that is so important to take care ofRead More