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The Tasks You Should Always Leave for a Residential Electrician

Posted by on Jan 4, 2019 in Electrical Services Blog

The Tasks You Should Always Leave for a Residential Electrician

What tasks should you always leave for a residential electrician? Yes, this is a trick question because any and all electrical work should be left to the professionals. However, here are a few of the most critical ones you shouldn’t attempt yourself and the reasons why, beyond the obvious risk of injury and other dangers. Installing Under-Cabinet Lights – Guess what happens if you make a mistake doing this? Your inexpensive addition to your kitchen lighting could become an...

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Don’t Make These Electrical Wiring Mistakes!

Posted by on Dec 5, 2018 in Electrical Services Blog

Don’t Make These Electrical Wiring Mistakes!

It is said that making mistakes is the best way to learn, but when it comes to mistakes with long-lasting consequences, that is far from the truth. One of the joys of owning a home is delving into home repairs and improvements on your own. However, if you want to keep your home and not face a huge medical bill, don’t make the following electrical wiring mistakes! Don’t resolve a frequently tripped circuit breaker by swapping out the 15-amp...

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Why is Whole-House Surge Protection More Important Today?

Posted by on Nov 5, 2018 in Electrical Services Blog

Why is Whole-House Surge Protection More Important Today?

Do you remember your grandparents or even your parents investing in or talking about wishing they had whole-house surge protection? Probably not. So why is everyone saying it is so important these days when previous generations seemed to manage just fine without it? Is the weather causing more power surges? Is the power company messing up more? Is there too much drain on the power grid? While some of these could affect the frequency of power surges, the answer...

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Check Out These Cool Custom Home Wiring Ideas!

Posted by on Oct 12, 2018 in Electrical Services Blog

Check Out These Cool Custom Home Wiring Ideas!

Most of the time, homeowners think about electrical upgrades only as they affect other upgrades or to resolve an issue that is going on. However, it might surprise you that a few custom home wiring ideas could make your home more functional, enjoyable, and beautiful. Here are some cool ideas you might just want to incorporate either as part of a renovation or all on their own: Move bedroom light switches from near the doorway to either side of...

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DIY Smart Home Installation: Uncovering the Myth

Posted by on Sep 5, 2018 in Electrical Services Blog

DIY Smart Home Installation: Uncovering the Myth

Lately, we’ve been getting callouts from a lot of clients who want help with smart home installation. Quite often, they try to do the installation themselves, have failed, and then call us to help them. It’s not their fault. Nearly every smart device you buy from retailers comes with the claim that you can install it yourself. We were pleased to see that popular business and tech reference websites like Forbes and The Next Web have picked up on the story behind DIY...

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