2017

  • 4 Residential Electrical Services Your Contractor Can Provide

    Have you have ever wondered what an electrical contractor or licensed electrician can do for you? Whether you have recently purchased a new home, or you have lived in your present home for quite some time, you might want to consider the electrical services available to you. These services can help ensure the safety, convenience and practicality in your home. Consider electrical upgrades, safety and security fixes, outdoor lighting, and installation of security systems, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, generators, ceiling fans and more.
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  • How To Install PVC Conduit Underground

    If you need power to an outbuilding, run electricity using PVC conduit and existing circuits to hide the cables. PVC conduit is easier to install than metal conduit, and the only difficult part is digging the trench. You don't need advanced electrical skills, but it requires patience and attention to details. Install PVC conduit underground by following these steps.  Prepare to Install the PVC Conduit To install the conduit. gather:
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  • 3 Things To Include In Your Hiring Post When Looking For An Electrical Contractor

    Whether you own a large-scale business or you have a basic project that will be a one-time thing, hiring an electrical contractor to help you out either temporarily or for the long term can be a challenge. What many looking for an electrician fail to recognize is they often make this process harder on themselves by not creating a listing that does what it should. Take a look at some of the specifics you should include when you create electrical contractor job postings in search of someone to help you out with your projects:
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  • Signs That You Urgently Need An Electrician In Your House

    As a homeowner, it is important to make sure that you are doing everything you can in order to keep the home free of all electrical issues because of how much risk there is for a fire. Should you experience any of the following things, you will want to get in touch with a licensed electrician. Remember, just because someone says they know how to do electrical work, does not mean that they are truly qualified to do the work.
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  • Ready For A More Energy-Efficient Home? 3 Easy Steps To Help You Use Less Electricity And Save Money

    With severe winter weather once again just around the corner, many homeowners are already dreading the uncomfortably high heating bills that are sure to come. If you are one of these worried homeowners, the following tips are sure to help you manage your home's energy use more effectively and succeed in lowering future heating and utility bills: Find your home's problem areas The first step to solving any problem is to first assess its scope.
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  • Want To Add Dimming Lights? Hire An Electrician To Add Them To Specific Rooms

    Standard light bulbs are functional and provide you with illumination when it is needed. If you want to tone down or turn up the brightness, you can adjust the wattage of the bulbs. But, this is not the only way that you can adjust how much lighting you get throughout your home. This solution is not ideal as it requires you to switch to different bulbs depending on how much light you need.
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  • 3 Reasons To Hire A High Voltage Service Before Installing A New Transformer

    If you rely on a transformer to power your manufacturing plant or other business, you might be looking forward to purchasing a new transformer so that your business will have adequate and reliable power. However, before you purchase the transformer, it's a good idea to consult an industrial electrician who works for a high voltage service. Basically, one of these professionals is trained and experienced in working with transformers and other electrical components with high voltage.
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  • How To Troubleshoot Motion Sensor Light Issues

    Motion sensor lights alert you to movement in your yard by beeping and flashing, and they allow you to see your way around the house at night. However, you may experience a light that won't come on and other issues.  You don't always have to take the unit for a professional repair. Many times, the issue is simple to fix. Troubleshoot and fix motion sensor light tissues by following these tips:
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  • Why Circuit Breakers Won't Stop Tripping

    Constantly dealing with circuit breakers tripping is something that you should not have to experience in your house. Circuit breakers are actually designed to trip if there is a risk for a fire starting from an electrical problem. You don't want to allow the breakers to continuously trip for too long without getting the problem inspected by an electrician. There could be a serious electrical problem in your house or a few simple electrical upgrades might need to be made.
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  • Signs Your Light Switch May Need To Be Replaced

    A light switch is one of the most overlooked elements of a home. Most people are accustomed to flipping the switch on or off without ever giving the switch a second thought. While this part lasts for decades, at some point in time, it can begin to wear and should be replaced. If you live in an older home, you may be curious as to what the signs are that a light switch needs replacing.
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