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How to Buy Common Electronic Components to Replace in An Existing Circuit?

How to Buy Common Electronic Components to Replace in An Existing Circuit?

A friend of mine tells me that he wants to buy some common electronic components to replace in an existing circuit because some of the original components have been broken in the circuit, so he asks me for help. Well, for such condition, I think there are some key parameters should be kept in mind. […]

Smoke Detectors – Avoid Fires and Save Lives

Smoke Detectors – Avoid Fires and Save Lives

Fires in the home take many lives each year. They occur most often when the family is sleeping and a properly functioning smoke detector has repeatedly proven to prevent untimely fatalities. Although the evidence clearly states smoke detectors do save lives many homes do not have properly functioning smoke detectors. There are many reasons for […]

Magic Chef Parts – The Real Story

Magic Chef Parts – The Real Story

Frankly, there's a lot of misinformation with regards to Magic Chef Parts as to why they're so expensive. As they've been known for a long time as a relatively cheap home machines and appliances a lot of people expect that the parts for the aforementioned brand will be similar in costs. For many of the […]

Outdoor Electrical Enclosures – What You Have to Know

Outdoor Electrical Enclosures – What You Have to Know

Outdoor electrical enclosures are vital for the running of all of our electrical infrastructural systems. Many people don't realize the importance of them as keeping their electric circuitry safe. Most houses receive electricity as a given without thinking about how it really gets to their home. On most streets you'll usually find one of these […]

The Advantages of Using A Photo Cell Versus a Time Clock

The Advantages of Using A Photo Cell Versus a Time Clock

Be it a time clock or a photo cell, automated outdoor lighting is the mark of professionalism and safety in many places, such as Atlanta. Electrician-installed systems have the benefit of greatly reducing (if not eliminating all together) incidences such as unlawful entry, robbery, vandalism, as well as accidents. Installed in the home, outdoor lighting […]

What Are Ground Fault Circuit GFCI Receptacles?

What Are Ground Fault Circuit GFCI Receptacles?

Hundreds of deaths occur each year due to electrocutions in or around the home. Over two thirds of these deaths and thousands of electrical shocks can be prevented if a ground fault circuit interpreter is installed properly in the homes branch circuits. However many people do not know what a ground fault circuit interpreter or […]

Eliminate Extension Cords With Adequate Receptacle Outlets

Eliminate Extension Cords With Adequate Receptacle Outlets

Extension cords are a common sight in today's technologically rich and gadget friendly society. They can be extremely convenient, due to their ability to provide electrical power to areas that do not have receptacle outlets nearby. In fact, many older or historical homes may have only one or two electrical outlets per room. This is […]

My Breaker Keeps Tripping! Should I Use a Larger Size Without Risking a Fire?

My Breaker Keeps Tripping! Should I Use a Larger Size Without Risking a Fire?

You are having a quiet evening at home watching television, cruising the internet, or perhaps simply reading a book. Suddenly, the power goes out and you think to yourself “not again!” as you fumble in the darkness for the flashlight. Your breaker keeps tripping, you are wondering if you should hire an electrician to install […]

Why Does My Circuit Breaker Trip When My Space Heater Is In Use?

Why Does My Circuit Breaker Trip When My Space Heater Is In Use?

As colder weather approaches, some people are using space heaters to help ensure that their house is heated adequately through the winter months. However, those who use space heaters frequently may run into a problem in which they notice that the space heater causes a circuit breaker trip. Although this occurrence can provide a lot […]

Is Your Electrical System Grounded Properly?

Is Your Electrical System Grounded Properly?

It is very important to determine if your house is properly grounded because it will lessen the occurrence of power surges. When power surges do happen, they can sometimes cause fires, or even electricity-related deaths. In the event of a break or interruption in the circuit, your house's ground wire acts as the shortest path […]

Why Your House Should Have Surge Protection

Sure, you've heard lots of people talk big talk about having surge protection for their house, but is it right for you? Is it really worth your while to invest in surge protection at this time or in your current location? While you're at it, ponder these two questions; 1) Do you own any appliances […]

Electrical Contractor Duties and Responsibilities

Electrical Contractor Duties and Responsibilities

An electrical contractor is a professional who install, repairs, maintains and services equipment and other electrical installations. These installations need not be of his making or may not be previously installed by the electrician. In spite of this, many of these professionals may decline work due to the fact that they are not familiar with […]

5 Signs You’ve Found a Great Electrical Contractor

5 Signs You’ve Found a Great Electrical Contractor

It's more likely a fan stops working in the heat of summer, or the only outlet available for your microwave fizzles out right before dinnertime. When people have electrical problems, they want them fixed as soon as possible so they can get back to their everyday lives. In Atlanta, for instance, there's a good chance […]

5 Essential Skills of an Electrician

Few things are as off-putting as having a contractor come back to complete work he already done once. You also want someone who will communicate well with you to get the problem solved efficiently an effectively. Find a local expert with a great competition. When searching for an electrical contractor in Atlanta, you have a […]

Dangers of DIY Electrical Work

For homeowners who want to save money, there is a lot of appeal to the do-it-yourself route. Doing home modification or improvement onyour own can give you results at minimal expense and generate a sense of pride. For those with the skills and the ability, doing home improvement yourself makes a lot of sense. If […]

Some Household Repair Projects Shouldn’t Be DIY

Some Household Repair Projects Shouldn’t Be DIY

DIY household repair projects are on the rise right now. More and more people are attempting to fix things around the house that should sometimes require a professional. Keep in mind that if you do not have the skills to complete the task, it could cost you more time and money than you planned on. […]

Electrician Tips for Dealing With a Power Outage

Electrician Tips for Dealing With a Power Outage

If you are faced with a power outage the first thing NOT to do is panic. If possible call your electric company to check on the status of the outage. Most electric companies have a recording that will give you information on outages in your area and estimated time of restoration. If you live in […]

How To Look For A Good Electrician

If you are being troubled with your electric wires, appliances, or any other electrical problems, it is necessary that you immediately call an expert electrician. Probably, the very first thing that you will do is to attempt to solve the problem yourself. If you know that you cannot handle it, you will get your phonebook […]

Electricians Protect Against Electrocutions

Electricians Protect Against Electrocutions

Isn't it bizarre the way we only call in the help of specialists in some fields after our dilemma has reached the point of no return? That leaking water pipe in the bath room is usually left until the whole pipe blows up and the entire house ends up receiving an instantaneous wash! Why did […]

Tips On Finding A Great Electrician To Take Care Of Your Wiring Needs

Tips On Finding A Great Electrician To Take Care Of Your Wiring Needs

When you need an electrician, it can be a pretty daunting task finding the right one for the job. You should look for one early before you need them; that way you have time to look around and find a good one. Here are some ways to find a good one to do your important […]