Signs You Need an Electrical Panel Upgrade
The heart of your home’s electrical system is an electrical panel, a breaker box, or a fuse box. It’s responsible for distributing power to all the electrical circuits in your household. It also safeguards against electrical fires by tripping or breaking the circuit during an overload. However, your electrical panel can become outdated or damaged […]
How to Protect Your Appliances From Winter Power Surges
A power surge is simply a surge of electrical power that is too high. Most electrical devices in the United States use about 120 volts of power, and many appliances can tolerate a surge of up 169 volts. When hundreds or thousands of volts are forced through, an appliance can be damaged, sometimes beyond repair. […]
Can a Bad Breaker Increase Energy Bills?
How Bad Breakers Increase Energy Costs and What to Do About It In Reno, Nevada, customers may see an 8.12% increase in their energy bills beginning in January 2023. This is due to the fact that the local utility company has filed an application with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada to ask for permission […]
How to Hire an Electrician
When you are installing an electrical system or having it serviced, it is crucial that you hire a knowledgeable and skilled electrician. Frankly, a bad wiring job can cause a fire, and a fire can have truly catastrophic consequences. But how do you hire the best electrician for your house? Basically, you need to know […]
What Is Retrofit Lighting?
Whether you’ve consciously thought about it or not, you’ve likely noticed the difference between the look of LEDs and traditional lights before. LEDs (which stands for light-emitting diode) are being used in more places and for more applications each day. It’s generally easy to tell the difference between these and traditional lights because LEDs are whiter […]
Electrical Safety 101
Electricity gives us the ability to light, heat, and cool our homes. It allows us to store and cook our food, charge our phones, and so much more. As many of us know from times when the power has gone out, it requires major adjustments to our normal routines to live even a few hours […]
How to Save on Your Electric Bill
Being a homeowner comes with plenty of expenses along the way. If you’re looking to cut costs, exploring some techniques to reduce your electricity bill is a great place to start. Plus, saving money isn’t the only benefit of taking measures like these. Many will also help reduce your carbon footprint, making them better choices […]
What Is a Bucket Truck?
Even if you’ve never heard the term ‘bucket truck’ before, you’ve certainly seen these vehicles around. If you’re a business owner, you may need to enlist the services of a bucket truck at some point to troubleshoot or fix certain electrical issues related to your building or other commercial space. Let’s dig into what bucket […]