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The Importance Of Buying The Right Extension Chords For Your Home

Extension chords are very important for many reasons but one of the top reasons is because electricity must always reach certain places. Some of these places do not have any kind of wall outlets and this causes a problem. These cords are also a major cause of accidents in many homes. They create a great […]

4 Reasons To Hire An Electrician

The modern world in which we all live operates largely on electricity. Almost every part of our lives depends upon it in some shape or form, whether we are using a computer at work or are boiling a kettle to have a cup of coffee.

Insuring Your Older Home Despite Outdated Wiring? Electricians Can Help

It’s no secret that owners of older homes often have trouble finding a company who will insure their asset. By avoiding insuring older homes, insurance companies protect themselves from claims related to damage done by outdated electrical systems. This is not unreasonable, as electrical fires can quickly turn an old home into a major disaster. […]

Modern Residential Electrical Systems and Innovations

Residential electricians in Calgary see safety, innovation and efficiency as key elements in home building and renovation. Of course, it is no secret that residential electrical systems are much more efficient and safe than they once were. With the current trends toward sustainability and conservation, Calgary electricians are also seeing increased innovations in this area. […]

Electrician Mistakes Made by Home Owners

Electricians Electricity can be perilous, and attention must always be given when working with it so as to avoid making any life-threatening catastrophes. These mistakes, often made by those who are untrained with working with electrical installations, can be deadly. Electric cable comes in different gauges, each designed for a particular type of use. This […]

A Kilo-What?

How many appliances do you have in your home or office? Do you know how many watts each device consumes? Or are you unaware of the “pollution” that is happening beneath your walls? Don’t be left out in the dark, we’re here to shed light on how you can become more energy-efficient. But first, let’s […]

Is a Solar Power House Worth the Cost?

There are more and more articles on the internet and in the newspapers about the value of putting solar panels on your house and there are almost as many which say that the figures just don’t add up. So which is the case? Is it worth getting a solar power house or not? The question […]

Electricians Weigh in on the Importance of Residential Electrical System Health

Responsible homeowners know that regular inspection and maintenance of a house’s ‘parts’ can offer many benefits. Certain items, such as the furnace, hot water tank, and roof, are typically taken care of on a regular basis. On the other hand, residential electricians in Calgary note that the electrical system is frequently overlooked when it comes […]

GE Circuit Breakers

Do you know and understand the different types of GE circuit breakers? After reading this article you will understand the four major types. The General Electric Company is an American corporation that leads the industry in creating and manufacturing innovative electronics products. Formed in 1890 by infamous Thomas Edison, GE quickly took over the market […]

Review on a Battery Trickle Charger

A battery trickle charger is simple charger that charges the battery slowly, at the same rate as the self-discharge rate. Higher temperatures cause batteries to self discharge faster, at a rate roughly of.1 volt per 5 degree Celsius, or every 41 degrees Fahrenheit. These charger is the slowest kind of battery charger. A trickle charger […]

Surge Protectors – Can They Really Avoid Lighting Damage to My Electronics?

Did you know that in 2009, Atlanta, Georgia residents’ lost property worth $643.2 million due to electrical fires? Most of these fires started in homes due to the sudden voltage surge that damaged electronic equipment. Later, the entire electrical wiring in the unit was engulfed in flames. You may have updated up your home with […]

While Remodeling My Home, Do I Need To Consider Rewiring?

Taking advantage of the recently introduced tax benefits for home renovation by the US government, many residents in Atlanta, Georgia are gearing toward giving their homes a new facelift. From adding additional space to dressing up the home with latest electronic devices, Atlanta locals are leaving no stone unturned to turn their homes into comfortable […]

Ensure Your Home Is Electrically Grounded and Avoid Hazards

The recent report published by National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) showed that 38,300 home fires were reported in Atlanta, Georgia in the last 5 years, and that most of them could have been easily avoided if the homes were properly grounded. The NFPA suggested that lack of knowledge about the home electrical wiring was one […]

Is Your Electrical Contractor Licensed?

Have you recently purchased a new home in Atlanta, Georgia and do you now want to add ceiling fans or chandeliers to deck up the bed rooms? Or are living in an older home and are planning rewire the electrical? In both the above scenarios, the work should be left to experienced Atlanta electrical contractor. […]

Stop Using A Higher Wattage Bulb In Lighting Fixtures With A Lower Wattage Rating

From the power generation stations and the transmission lines to the electrical panel installed in your homes, everything has been carefully engineered to carry a designated amount of electric load safely. The electrical circuits in every home in Atlanta, Georgia is designed keeping in mind the guidelines issued by National Electrical Code (NEC) to protect […]

How Often Should I Change the Batteries in My Smoke Detectors?

As winter sets in, barbeque parties are still a common sight that can be witnessed in Atlanta, Georgia. Along with a chilly breeze, the smell of grilled steaks and hotdogs is extremely appealing. In order to shut down the nuisance alarm that would be raised by the smoke detector, we often switch off the device […]

Smoke Detectors – Where Should They Be Installed?

The skyline in Atlanta, Georgia is becoming dynamic due to the numerous high-rises that are being constructed at an accelerated pace. Tall buildings are being constructed for commercial and residential purposes. In present day Atlanta, space has become a precious commodity, with many offices and residential complexes packed together in tall, narrow buildings. An accidental […]

Can Replacing Switches With Dimmers Save on My Energy Bill?

Want to enjoy a romantic dinner with your significant other at home while enjoying cost savings on your electricity bill at the same time? Sounds like a dream come true, doesn’t it? Well, this has been made possible thanks to the introduction of dimmer switches. Atlanta, the capital of Georgia, is one of the fastest […]

The Importance of Having Your Panel Directory Labeled

Global warming has made Atlanta summers turn warmer and has made many residents opt for ceiling fan installation, but due to unlabeled panel directories, many homeowners pay extra money to Atlanta electricians in order to locate the right circuit to make the necessary modifications for ceiling fan installations. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) also […]

Can I Use Just Any Size Fuse or Circuit Breaker?

Our love for electrical gadgets is on the steady rise, and at the same time, there has also been an increase in the number of accidents caused due to the improper use of electricity. In Atlanta, Georgia properties worth thousands to millions of dollars are being lost annually due to accidental electrical fires. In order […]