Taking care of the electrical wiring of your home is an important part of home ownership. It is vital that every homeowner know what to do to protect their house from electrical hazards. Many people assume that their house is up to code pertaining to the electricity, but that is not necessarily the case. Instead, it is important to understand the signs that you need to call an electrician to upgrade the wiring and electrical sockets in your house. [Read More]
Electrical Jobs Around The Home In Which You Can Involve Your Kids
If you have enough knowledge of basic electrical projects around the home, you might occasionally decide to handle a job yourself instead of call an electrician. Children will often be curious about what you're doing, and you don't necessarily have to shoo your kids away when you're working. While you certainly need to keep them out of harm's way, there are certain projects in which you can involve your kids, beyond simple things such as holding your screwdriver when you're not using it. [Read More]
Three Times You Should Call Your Electrical Contractor For An Inspection
Unlike your annual AC maintenance checkup, electrical checkups don't need to happen every year. Instead, experts often recommend that they're held every 3-5 years in a continuously inhabited home as long as there are no other problems. This means you may be able to get away with spending money on your electrical system a lot less frequently than on other systems in your house. Here are three times you should call your electrical contractor for an inspection. [Read More]
What Is Infrared-Imaging Inspection and What Are Its Advantages?
One of the challenges of promptly servicing a home with needed electrical repairs is detecting issues that require attention right away. Infrared imaging inspection is a great diagnostic tool for examining a home's electrical system and pinpointing malfunctions. Infrared electrical inspections work by detecting "hot spots" or areas where excess heat is being given off by electrical-system components. These hot spots detect abnormal overheating that indicate a problem that could lead to component damage, safety issues, and losses in system efficiency. [Read More]