FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Tripping breakers and blown fuses can be frustrating but it happens for your safety. Power is shut off due to the circuit being overloaded, an electrical short, or a ground fault has occurred. Try resetting the breaker by turning it completely to the off position and then to the on position. If the circuit keeps tripping you will need to call an electrical expert to help repair the issue and restore power.
On an average electrical panels should be replaced every 25 years. Some signs to look for are lights flickering and or dimming, breakers tripping, the panel warm to the touch, rust and or water damage. If you are experiencing any of those signs, call one of our experts to evaluate your panel.
An inspection is a great way to insure your family’s safety. It will help identify parts of your electrical system that might have degraded over time. The inspection will also help identify electrical safety issues throughout your home and stop future unplanned electrical failures.
The National Fire Protection Association says your smoke detectors should be replaced ten years from the manufacturer date. Look for a manufacturer’s date that should be written on the back. If you can not find the date then you should have them replaced by an electrical expert.
Building codes require ceiling fans to be mounted on special fan rated boxes to prevent the fan from falling due to the movement.
As a homeowner you want to protect your investment and your family. By installing a generator to back up your home during troubled times you are investing in your family’s future well being. You are helping to maintain your family’s safety and security by keeping power on during storms, preventing the loss of your valuables, your food supply, keeping the sump pump going to prevent flooding. A generator is an investment to help you prevent a loss due to unforeseen circumstances.
LED lights use an average of 50% less energy. LED’s offer a wide range of varieties and can be used in different applications. LEDs come in a wide range of colors to meet your needs. Leds last 10 times longer than incandescent lights.
A GFCI will help prevent electrocution. GFCI’s are required where a water source is present. Rooms requiring GFCI protection are the kitchen, laundry rooms, basements, crawl spaces, bathrooms, garages, and exterior outlets.