Limiting Financial Losses Associated With Power Blackouts

Posted on: 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: Power Surge 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. [Read More]

Winner's Pride: Electrical Upgrades For A Trophy Display Case

Posted on: 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. [Read More]

How Can I Prevent Electrical Fires In My Home?

Posted on: 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. [Read More]

What You Should Do When The Power Goes Out During Extreme Weather Conditions

Posted on: 30 August 2016

No area of the country is safe from extreme weather. From droughts to floods and tornadoes to blizzards, bad weather can wreak havoc on power lines. In fact, weather-related power outages have drastically increased from about 5 to 20 a year in the mid 1990s to 100 a year in 2011. And climate changes and more frequent extreme weather conditions are contributing to this alarming increase in power outages. Since weather is unpredictable, it's very important that you know what to do when the lights go out. [Read More]