Whether you’re a new homeowner or have owned one for years, it’s time to change the lights! A very common question regarding this subject is what type of light bulb is best: incandescent, CFL (compact fluorescent light), or LED (light-emitting diode). It comes down to factors such as price, the kind of light that they [...]
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You see it out of the corner of your eye and then stare to make sure it’s really happening: flickering lights. Whether it’s only in certain circumstances or if it happens (seemingly) randomly, it can be incredibly annoying to have your lighting not working as it should. Luckily, you don’t have to live with it; [...]
As a Maryland resident, you know that severe weather is hard to predict and even harder to prepare for. But even during a calm hurricane season or an unusually mild winter, power outages can occur without warning. In 2015, there were 3,571 power outages affecting over 13.2 million people. In 2016, the average power outing [...]
It’s pretty obvious when most things need to be thrown away and replaced. Food, for instance, makes it pretty clear once it’s gone bad and is unsafe to keep around. However, you may not realize that even your electronics have ‘expiration dates’ beyond which you should replace them in order to keep them functioning well… [...]
Many people do not understand how easy it is to conserve energy in their homes and we help them change that. We can help residents attain a drastic minimization in heating and cooling and thus reduce the electricity cost by performing simple changes, so read some of the following energy-saving tips. […]
Would you say that your home is safe? Probably, at least at first glance. However, you may not realize that electrical safety plays a big role in this, and there are some factors that may be revealed under inspection to be dangerous. […]
Electricity is an essential part of our contemporary life as it helps us power appliances, air conditioning, heating systems, light our structures and install modern conveniences. It is important to understand your home electrical system and how it works to make you a more “empowered” homeowner. […]
Have you ever heard of “knob and tube wiring?” If not, you may be surprised to hear that this type of wiring may actually be the kind of electrical system that is behind the walls of your home! […]
When it comes to any concerns relating to the electrical wiring in your house, you want to bring in an experienced and qualified electrician to address those concerns and fix the problem. Faulty wiring can lead to a devastating fire and other hazards, so choose a qualified electrician to avoid these potential safety issues. [...]
Everything gets worn down over time. Did you know, though, that your light switches can actually wear down, too? If not, then look for some of these signs that they’re in need of a replacement. […]