Protecting Your Home from Power Surges

Wondering why that expensive new coffee machine mysteriously stopped working? The culprit might be a power surge. A power surge can enter the home, fry the circuit breaker, and spread to various outlets in the house. If an appliance is plugged directly into the electrical system, it may not survive the sudden burst of electricity.…

Do Dimmer Switches Save Money?

  When it comes to energy usage, homeowners are always looking for ways to reduce their energy costs without compromising comfort or safety. While many devices consume power in your home, your light systems will account for a generous portion of your energy expenses each year. Though many homeowners have started to save money by…

Charging Station or Plug-In?

So you’ve done your research and decided on the electric car you’re going to buy, and you’re ready for the next big step: figuring out what kind of charging station to buy. The first major thing to consider when getting a charging station is making sure you have a safety-certified charging station and you have…

What to Look for in an Electrician

When you need residential electrical wiring in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, you should be picky and do your homework before hiring a contractor. The wrong electrician can be very costly and even dangerous in some cases. Cathey Electrical Services employs professionals that possess the appropriate training and experience for the job and have a solid…

What is a Power Conditioner?

A power conditioner is an electrical device that provides clean power to your electronic devices.  A power conditioner provides not only surge protection, but noise filtration.  Some models even supply phone line, Ethernet, and cable conditioning.  To maintain the long-term stability of your electrical equipment, a power conditioner is an excellent investment. The absolute last…

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Is My Wiring Safe?

Electrical wiring is one of the most important things in your home. It’s what powers everything from lights to appliances, and it can be dangerous if not done properly or maintained over time. As a homeowner, your family’s safety should be one of your top priorities, this includes making sure your home has safe wiring.…