10 Reasons Your House Needs Rewiring

Most homeowners understand that as your house ages, it needs more and more work. This is especially true for your electrical wiring. It’s not only necessary for basic electrical needs, but it can also be dangerous to leave old wiring unchecked. The U.S. Fire Administration states that there are approximately 29,000 electrical fires each year….

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What is Whole Home Surge Protection

Are you considering whole home surge protection to keep your electronics from sustaining damage? Were you even aware this was an option? Much like the power strips you likely have all over your home, whole home surge protection aims to protect your electrical system and appliances. If you have never experienced a power surge, it…

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What’s The Difference Between a Fuse and a Circuit Breaker?

If you work in the electrical design field, it’s standard to know the differences, advantages, and disadvantages of fuses versus circuit breakers. However, for the common homeowner, answering this question can be a little bit more difficult. In order to understand the difference between a fuse and a circuit breaker, it’s good to start at…

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What Type of Electrician Do I Need

For most people, an electrician is an electrician. They’re respected professionals with extensive knowledge in all things electric. However, what most people don’t know, is that there are a variety of electrician specialties, services, and repairs. Hiring the wrong type of electrician for the wrong job could end up costing you in the end. That’s…

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10 Tips for Identifying and Fixing an Electrical Short

Fixing an electrical short can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. For most people, a short circuit diagram looks like rocket ship schematics. If you have ever dealt with an electrical short without any previous experience, you likely know how frustrating it can be. The information provided in this article…

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Electrical Panel 101: Do You Know the Basics of Your Electrical Panel?

One of the things that you may be taking advantage of in your home without really thinking much about is your electrical panel. As long as it’s working correctly, and providing electricity for your home you more than likely don’t give it too much thought. However, when something goes wrong do you know the basics…

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Electrical Terms and Acronyms You Should Know

Whether you are familiar with electrical terms or not, it’s always a great idea to familiarize yourself with the different acronyms associated with it. After all, electrical abbreviations apply throughout several industries. It goes beyond just electrical wiring. You can find electrical terms in the automotive, construction, and manufacturing industries. These acronyms apply to various circuits, sizes, conduits,…

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Installing Surge Protection: Protecting Your Home in a Hurricane

Florida homeowners know the importance of protecting your home when a hurricane is approaching. Store loose items in the yard. Put shutters on the windows. Load up on bottled water and canned goods. These preparatory steps are all second nature. When thinking of our homes’ electrical needs, we tend to think about the damage the…

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Solar Energy in Florida: How It Is Growing In 2018

It hasn’t exactly been a smooth ride when promoting solar energy in Florida. It turns out that, although it’s called the “Sunshine State,” Florida isn’t exactly as solar as it’s made out to be. In Tallahassee, lawmakers are having trouble creating common-sense solar laws to motivate homeowners around the state to switch to solar energy….

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Solar Energy Will Be Affected By Trump’s Tariff

Climate change has been very controversial lately, and solar energy is no exception. Now that The President has placed a tariff on the panels, there is, even more, to talk about. Everyone is wondering how this will play out. While there appear to be many reasons to forego solar energy, that isn’t necessarily the case….

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