Learning About Tools Used By Electricians

Four Electrical Issues That Everyone Should Take Seriously

Residential electrical services are a convenience that many people take for granted. This can cause them to overlook what they may deem as minor electrical issues. If you incorrectly assess the seriousness of an electrical issue, you may end up with a minor inconvenience or serious consequences. Losing power in parts or all of your […]

Installing A Customized Doorbell? Do You Need An Electrician?

If you’ve recently purchased your first home, you may be anxious to make small but noticeable changes that will help it feel more like your own. For some families, this can include a doorbell with a customized chime — a favorite song or even a personalized message you record yourself. However, if your new home […]

Three Pitfalls To Avoid When You’re Inspecting And Cleaning An Electric Pump’s Evaporator

Whether it’s for your pool or for your home’s heating system, electric pumps are an essential feature of modern life. If your pump hasn’t been working properly lately or is only working in spurts, the problem may lie with the evaporator (the part that takes in outside air to heat it up). While you’re inspecting […]

Data Cabling Mistakes You Are Likely To Make As A DIY Installer

If you are planning to upgrade your data cables, one of the decisions you have to make is to handle it as a DIY project or hire a professional electrician. This is, of course, assuming that you have some data cabling skills. Before you go ahead with DIY installation, however, make sure you won’t be […]

How Can You Tell If Your Home Isn’t Getting Enough Eletrical Service?

Older homes frequently get less electrical service than more modern homes. As a result, homeowners with older homes often find that their property doesn’t get enough electrical service for their needs. Knowing the warning signs that your home doesn’t get enough electrical service can help you decide whether or not it’s time for a panel […]

Different Methods You Can Use To Disguise Unsightly Wires In Your Home

The modern home typically has a number of electrical components throughout it, which means that there will also be a variety of electrical wires strewn about. An abundance of wires is generally unsightly, but you might be at a loss as to how to hide them. A good method is by hiring an electrician. He […]

Avoiding Electrical Hazards When Re-Entering A Home Damaged By Flood Waters

Cleanup is just the first step of what can be a grueling recovery process following a flood. Since water and electrical current don’t mix, the electrical safety of a home that has been inundated by flood waters is serious business. Avoiding the danger of electrical injuries requires taking certain measures before going back inside to […]

Why An Electrician Would Use Infrared Testing And Why You Might Need Such A Service

Infrared testing is often used to detect changes in temperature underneath concrete or detect objects under concrete that should not be there (e.g., human remains). However, in the world of electricity, infrared has slightly different uses. Here is why an electrician might need to use infrared testing and why you might need him/her to do […]

3 Things You May Want To Know About Electrical Motors That Power Your Mechanical Systems

There are many different components of mechanical systems in your home that use electrical motors. This can be the motor on a blower in your HVAC, a water pump, or in-home automation systems. Sometimes, completely replacing these things can be very costly, which is why you may want to consider some options to renovate these […]

I Need An Extension: 3 Hazards Associated With Extension Cord Use

If you use extension cords to make up for a lack of available outlets in your home, you might want to have your home rewired. Extension cords can lead to serious injuries. In fact, according to statistics, about 4000 people are injured by extension cords each year. Of those 4000 people, 13% of the injuries […]