Do you have lights in your home that dim when the refrigerator kicks on? Have you ever felt a slight shock when you touch your stove with wet hands? These are just two situations that should be looked at by an electrician. I didn't give any attention to the lights that were dimming in my laundry room when I turned my dryer on. A few months after I had noticed it, we had a small electrical fire in the ceiling. To find more home electrical symptoms that shouldn't be ignored, visit my website. Here, you will find symptoms, problems and solutions for each.
14 January 2016
Have you recently moved into a new home? Did you find out only after moving in that the electrical system is in need of repair? Although you might be tempted to try to tackle the issues yourself, here are some reasons and times that you should call in a professional electrician instead: Wire sizes: Wires come in a variety of widths, each one appropriate for a different task. Some circuits in your home might need a 14 gauge wire, while others will need 18 gauge.
24 November 2015
If you want to reduce your energy costs, there are many improvements that you may want to consider doing in your home. The lighting in your home is one area that can be an affordable improvement to greatly reduce your energy costs. This can be done by not just changing light bulbs, but doing other improvements that include new lighting design. Here are some of the ways you can save energy by changing lighting designs in your home:
5 November 2015
Having central air conditioning in your home will keep you and your family comfortable during the hottest months of the year, providing considerable relief from the hot and humid conditions just outside your front door. Your air conditioning should last you for several years, but it's possible to prolong the life of the unit by making some simple changes to how you use it, while also being sure to perform a variety of regular maintenance tasks.
26 October 2015
Did you grow up in a home where the hair dryer and the vacuum cleaner couldn't run at the same time or you'd lose power? Maybe your older home today has issues when you try to turn on too many appliances at the same time. Fortunately it is relatively easy (depending on where it's located—those basement spiders can be scary!) to flip your circuit breaker back on. But if this happens too many times, there could be a significant problem with your residential electrical system.
23 September 2015
It's almost time to decorate the house for Halloween! If you haven't given thought to outdoor electrical safety, then it's time. These tips will help you decorate your outdoor spaces safely for the coming holiday. Extension Cord Safety These extension cord safety tips will help you safely plug in your outdoor Halloween lights. Use outdoor extension cords only. At home improvement centers, outdoor grade extension cords are usually the cords that are orange or green in color.