Saving Electricity During the Holiday Season

The holidays season is approaching quickly! No matter which holidays you celebrate, it’s likely that you will have lights or decorations of some sort. Whether you’ve simply decorated a tree in your living room or have created a full-blown light spectacle in your yard, there’s no doubt that you’ll be consuming more power than usual.Read More

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

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

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

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

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