Lights On, Lights Off: Why Is The Light Switch Not Working?
5 July 2017
When you flip the light switch up, the light is supposed to go on. But what if it doesn't? Living in a dark house is no fun at all, so follow these tips to troubleshoot what might be wrong with your light switch or the wires leading to it.
Step 1: Change the Bulb
If your light bulb is fairly new, you may assume it can't be the problem. However, there are sometimes errors made in the manufacturing process, so your bulb could have blown out prematurely.
Causes And Concerns About Brownouts
15 June 2017
You might be familiar with an electrical blackout, but have you also heard of a "brownout?" Brownouts are basically where the electrical current is reduced, rather than totally cut off. When it happens, appliances will stop working and lights will dim, but some electricity will still be available in smaller amounts. While some brownouts are beyond your control, most of them could indicate that you have a potentially serious problem in your home.
Is Your High Tech Business In A Low Tech Building?
13 June 2017
Many new, brilliant ideas are entering the business world, but the explosion of inspiration comes at a few costs. Not all start-ups and bright ideas are focused on some of the underlying engineering feats that support the basic conveniences that the world takes for granted. Electrical stability, outlet convenience, energy efficiency, and many other electrical infrastructure concepts can be very wrong if you're bringing your new ideas to the most affordable buildings, but a few electrical inspection, upgrade, and maintenance points can help you figure out the problem before learning the hard way.
What To Expect When You Upgrade Your Electrical Panel
6 June 2017
If you're planning to put in a pool or hot tub, you may be wondering if your current electrical system can support the extra load. If your house is several decades old and has never had an electrical upgrade, you may have problems with circuits tripping when you add a new major appliance, operate hand tools, or install a hot tub. The solution may be to upgrade your electrical panel from 100 amps to 200 amps.