2017

  • Is Your Electrical System Prepared For The Onset Of Winter?

    The arrival of winter can produce unexpected demands on your home's electrical system, possibly resulting in tripped breakers from overloaded circuits. There are various aspects of the winter season that can individually produce these troublesome results, but there is most likely to be an issue from the cumulative effects of the season. Electrical Demands from Winter Weather The cold weather alone can cause circuits to become overloaded, as families attempt to supplement the central heating system with portable electric heaters.
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  • Why Having A Generator For Your House Is Ideal

    If you have heard of others having a generator for their home, but you never really understood why it was so important to have one, you will want to keep reading. Before you know it, you will be off to locate the best company for house generator electrical services in your area. You Won't Have To Worry About Food Spoilage During Power Outages No matter what time of year it is, when the power goes out, you run the risk of all of the refrigerated and frozen foods in the house going bad.
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  • Ways To Avoid Electrical Shock In A Business Facility

    Electrical system and wiring are crucial for a business facility. Its operations may depend on the reliable electric system installed in the building. The safety of the employees and customers depend on the integrity of the electrical system too. The possibility of having electrical shocks in a business facility puts the effective operations and safety of employees and customers in jeopardy. Follow these tips to avoid electrical shocks in a business facility:
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  • Managing Home Office Energy Consumption While Staying Productive

    Contracting, hourly wage, and salaried work have all embraced telecommuting/work from home productivity in one way or another. Home offices powered by at least one computer, an internet connection, and supporting office equipment such as printers and scanners are usually necessary, but how efficient is the setup for a home electrical bill? An overview of how home office electrical concerns are managed can help you figure out if you need to make electrical infrastructure changes, equipment changes, or a bit of both.
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  • Efficient And Flexible Electrical Layouts For Tech Startups And SMBs

    Are you starting up a programming business, or bringing together an office for professional friends with common interests? Running a high-skill, low overhead business is doable, but there are some risks at the small business level that can cripple operations if you're not careful. Using a large home or renting out  mostly unused office suite can work with a small team or 10 or fewer people, but being too cheap or cutthroat with certain expenses can lead to power outages, fires, system damage, or inconvenience if your team can't get set up quickly.
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  • How To Tell If You Have A Bad Electrical Panel

    Homeowners rely on electricity to power a variety of objects throughout the day. Without access to a constant stream of electricity, it would be impossible to watch your favorite television program or keep your food cool in the refrigerator. Your home's electrical panel is responsible for distributing electricity to various circuits throughout your home. Ensuring that your electrical panel is in good working condition is critical when it comes to the safety and performance of your home's electrical supply.
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  • Lights On, Lights Off: Why Is The Light Switch Not Working?

    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.
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  • Causes And Concerns About Brownouts

    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.
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  • Is Your High Tech Business In A Low Tech Building?

    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.
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  • What To Expect When You Upgrade Your Electrical Panel

    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.
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