Four Electrical Issues That Everyone Should Take Seriously

Posted on: 26 September 2016

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 home are examples of minor inconveniences, and electrocution or electrical fires are examples of serious consequences. [Read More]

Installing A Customized Doorbell? Do You Need An Electrician?

Posted on: 26 September 2016

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 doesn't have a working door chime, or if you're not confident in your ability to swap out the existing door chime for an mp3 version, you may be reluctant to undertake this project on your own. [Read More]

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

Posted on: 22 September 2016

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 and cleaning an electric pump's evaporator, remember to avoid these three pitfalls. Starting Your Work Before The Unit Can Properly Cool Down [Read More]

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

Posted on: 21 September 2016

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 making these three mistakes that novices tend to make: Running Cables Near Noisy Fixtures Any electrical device that emits electromagnetic signals can interfere with signals along your data lines. [Read More]