Commercial Electrical Maintenance

Why Your Business Needs Electrical Maintenance

  Electricity is an inseparable part of any place of business, and every business owner needs to take adequate measures to keep the electrical system safe, maintained, and fully functional. The efficiency of electrical systems decreases over time due to wear and tear. Any malfunction, temporary break down, or lack of a working electrical system…

5 Tips to Help You Find an Electrician

  Electricity problems are nothing to ignore! Leaving issues unattended can result in property damage, equipment failure, and even fire. If you think it might be time for some work on your property, you’ll want to look for a professional electrician to help you. Here’s how: Check credentials When you scout around for a professional…

Do Ceiling Fans Really Help in the Summer?

  Contrary to popular belief, ceiling fans aren’t meant to cool your space. Fans are actually meant to enhance the temperature of your rooms, whether warm or cool. Ceiling fans keep air moving, having different effects depending on the seasons and how you use them. Do ceiling fans help air conditioning and heating systems? Yes,…

How to Conserve Energy During Rolling Blackouts

  What are rolling blackouts? Rolling blackouts, or rotating outages, are systematic, temporary power outages that help bring balance to the supply and demand of electricity in the market. Usually, the government agency that oversees the power grid in your state will call for rolling blackouts and your electric utility will administer temporary outages to…

How to Use a Generator Responsibly

      Portable Generators can supply power for basic needs during a power outage. They produce electricity, so using common sense and care are both important. Power outages are regional events and can affect just a few homes or entire neighborhoods covering many blocks. If the outage area is small, it may only take…

Spring and Summer Energy Saving Tips

Here you’ll find strategies to help you save energy and keep costs down during the spring and summer when the weather is warm, and you are trying to keep your home cool. Some of the tips below are free and can be used on a daily basis to increase your savings; others are simple and…

Electrical Fires

What Causes Electrical Fires?

Electrical fires account for about 51,000 residential fires each year. Understanding the risks and causes of electrical fires is the best way to protect your family. How do electrical fires start? All it takes is excessive heat or a single spark. Here are some of the top causes of electrical fires: Outdated or Worn-Out Electrical…

Signs Your Home Has Outdated Wiring

Outdated wiring in your home can cause serious safety issues. Every year, inadequate outdated wiring causes home fires. How do you know if your home needs rewiring? Let’s take a look at the warning signs that are associated with outdated or faulty wiring. Frayed Wiring Frayed wiring is an obvious sign that something is not…