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Warning Signs of Faulty Wiring

Warning Signs of Faulty Wiring

If you could see behind these walls, you would see a maze of electrical wires and junction boxes all leading to outlets and switches. Your home’s wiring may be out of sight, but it shouldn’t be out of mind. That’s because 39% of home electrical fires...
Signs of Faulty Switches and Outlets

Signs of Faulty Switches and Outlets

Have you ever thought about how many times you turn on a light switch or plug something into an outlet? Over the course of 20 years, that could be thousands of times. Switches and outlets wear out with daily use. When they wear out, they can become dangerous. Here are...
How Electrical Generators Work

How Electrical Generators Work

A storm can leave you with a power outage that can really disrupt your life. The lights go out. Your furnace and a/c won’t work. Food spoils. Computers, garage door openers, and security alarms won’t work. Your pipes could freeze. And, depending on the...
Electrical Panel Upgrade

Electrical Panel Upgrade

This metal box is an electrical panel. It’s where the main power line from outside enters the home and then gets routed throughout the electrical system inside the home. Inside the box, these are the circuit breakers. Circuit breakers have a built-in safety...
Why Does My Circuit Breaker Trip?

Why Does My Circuit Breaker Trip?

Your electrical panel is the heart of your home’s electrical system. Power comes in from the utility lines outside, and then it’s distributed throughout your home by passing through the circuit breakers. When a circuit breaker trips, it’s acting as a...