Water In Your Basement: When To Call A Plumber To Assess The Situation
7 September 2016
Water can occur in your basement for a number of reasons. Whether your water heater has corroded and is leaking water, or you have a crack in your foundation, determining the source of the water is important. If you have working electrical outlets in your basement, it is safer to have a professional come and assess the situation. You don't want to walk into water that is holding an electrical current, a mistake some homeowners make when trying to find the source of a basement leak.
Limiting Financial Losses Associated With Power Blackouts
2 September 2016
Apart from plunging your house in darkness, a power blackout can also lead to a severe financial loss. Here are some of the ways in which blackouts can cause financial losses, and how to limit the damages:
A power surge is a spike (sudden temporary increase) in your home's electrical current. Power surges sometimes occur when the power comes back on after a blackout. Although brief, it can cause severe damage to your electrical appliances.
Winner's Pride: Electrical Upgrades For A Trophy Display Case
2 September 2016
Winning awards and trophies comes with a lot of pride. Many people want to show off this pride by creating a trophy case that can display all of their achievements. Setting up a basic case is fine, but if you really want to display your case of achievements, then you can pull out all of the stops with the help of an electrician. There are multiple upgrades you can add to a trophy case that will make it standout and become a highlight of any room that it is featured in.
How Can I Prevent Electrical Fires In My Home?
30 August 2016
Electrical fires can be both deadly and cause high damage, especially since your traditional fire sprinklers won't do much to stop the spread of these fires. There are many things that you can do around your house to make your space safer from electrical fires.
Step 1: Do an Electrical Audit
If you have not had you home inspected recently for electrical issues or if you don't know the status and age of your electrical wiring, then have a residential electrician do a thorough inspection of your home.