An Introduction to the Different Types of Electrical Outlets

  There are 75 electrical outlets in the average home, of various sizes, shapes, and functionalities. Are the ones gracing your walls the right ones for the job? Here we’ll take a closer look at some of the most common types in your home, including what they have to offer, as well as new home […]

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6 Aug
By: Tracey

Light Up Your Yard for Summer Entertainment Looking to jazz up your yard for this season’s summer festivities? A little outdoor lighting can go a long way! From fancy patios to tree-lined country yards, the right outdoor lighting can help you meet an array of needs, including illumination that makes tasks easier, sets the mood, […]

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21 Jul
By: Tracey
Summer Tips

Summer is the Most Stressful Time for Your Electrical System The weather is heating up, and with it, so is the load on your electrical system. Don’t let the stress pile up. Protect your electrical system – and your wallet – from the stresses of summer with the help of these simple tips. Take a […]

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9 Jul
By: Tracey
Do Window AC Units Use a Lot of Electricity?

Do Window AC Units Use a Lot of Electricity? Summer heat can be brutal, especially if you don’t have any sort of air conditioning in your home. Installing a central air conditioning unit is quite the undertaking and can be expensive, so many homeowners opt for window AC units instead. But do window AC units […]

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26 Jun
By: Tracey
Outdoor Security Lighting Installation & Benefits

Installing Outdoor Security Lighting Installing outdoor security lighting is important for your home’s safety and security. When your saying goodbye to guests in the evening, you don’t want to send them out in the dark to fumble their way back to their vehicle. Without proper outdoor security lighting, your front yard can be riddled with hazards […]

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7 Apr
By: Tracey
2019 Outdoor Lighting Trends. Bright Ideas and Timeless Beauty

Improved technologies such as LEDs (light emitting diodes), and the growing trend for mobile, transportable, and flexible light options have all opened up a world of new ideas in the realm of landscape lighting. Here are some of the biggest trends in outdoor lighting right now: #1 Cloud-Based Landscape Control Systems The most obvious lighting trend […]

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30 Mar
By: Tracey
Why Do My Light Bulbs Keep Burning Out?

A frustrating electrical problem that many people encounter is a light bulb that continuously burns out for no apparent reason. Depending on how long a light is on during the day, most incandescent light bulbs should have a lifespan of about 900 hours, which usually comes out to about 4 months. If you find that your light bulbs keep […]

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24 Mar
By: Tracey
3 Home Lighting Trends We Are Seeing in 2019

1. Coastal Lighting Having just named “Living Coral” their color of the year, the Pantone Color Institute predicts coastal motifs will be popular nationwide, not just in water front homes. From coastal colors, to materials mimicking oceanic shapes and movements. 2. Indoor Outdoor Lighting More and more, homes are wanting outdoor spaces to match the […]

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10 Mar
By: Tracey
What is the difference in commercial, residential, and industrial electricians?

An electrician is not a “one size fits all” profession because there are many differences among commercial, residential, and industrial electricians. For each type of job, an electrician will use different wiring techniques due to energy needs, equipment used, and load demands. Also, commercial, residential, and industrial electricians abide by different procedures and different materials. […]

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3 Mar
By: Tracey
Signs of Possible Problems with Your Home Electrical Wiring

The electrical system is something that is very scary for homeowners, and they do everything they can to avoid dealing with it. However, remember, you do not have to address the problems yourself; you just need to know how to spot them so you can call in an electrician to help you fix them. Here […]

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23 Feb
By: Tracey