How Does a Residential Electrical System Work?
For most of us, electricity is a mystery. We plug in our appliances, turn on our lights and enjoy the convenience of power, but we don’t really think about what goes on beneath the surface of our homes. Understanding how a residential electrical system works is an important part of…Read More >>
How Long Do Breaker Boxes Last?
Breaker boxes (also known as electrical panels) are an integral part of any home’s electrical system. They protect the home from electrical surges and provide the main point of access for an electrician when it comes to making repairs or upgrades. But how long do breaker boxes last? The answer…Read More >>
Are Portable Space Heaters Dangerous?
Portable space heaters can be a welcome source of extra heat in a home, especially as the weather gets colder across the nation. However, many people are wondering if portable heaters are risky as news stories about unintentionally started house fires stemming from these convenient devices continue to make headlines.…Read More >>
Surge Protector Safety
In the good ole days, we had things like butane or natural gas heaters that did not need any electricity to power them. Our phones were not plugged into an outlet but rather a phone line. Nowadays, everything is plugged in. The gas heaters need electricity to ignite the pilot…Read More >>
Dos and Don’ts When Hanging Christmas Lights
The time has changed, the sun goes down earlier, and people need something to spark their lives. Thankfully it is that season when bright lights can adorn many a rooftop, causing the streets to feel both merry and bright. So long gloomy December and January, and hello, twinkling roofs! To…Read More >>
The Benefits of Patio Heaters
What are the Benefits of Patio Heaters? After a long day on the run, there’s nothing better than enjoying the fresh air outdoors. It’s relaxing, calms us down, and makes us feel a little better. Most of us could benefit from a little more time outside. It’s a little easier…Read More >>
How To Choose the Correct Extension Cord
The holiday season is right around the corner – oh wait…. IT’S HERE! Most of us will soon be up on the roof, in the front yard, or inside the house putting up all of our festive decorations and making this Christmas a holly, jolly good time. Let’s be honest,…Read More >>
Fall Electrical Safety Tips for Homeowners
Temperatures around Oklahoma are finally starting to drop. While this is a welcome change from the significant heat we have experienced this year, it also signals the need for homeowners to assess the current status of their electrical systems in preparation for the fall and winter seasons. This article will…Read More >>
The Ultimate End of Summer Electrical Maintenance Checklist
As the weather starts to cool off towards the end of summer, many people breathe a sigh of thanks for the cooler temperatures. However, did you know that the temperature decrease can also stress your electrical systems? As your HVAC unit shifts from cooling to heating, it is wise to…Read More >>
What Does a Residential Electrician Do?
An electrician comes in many different disciplines. Industrial, commercial, automotive, and low-voltage communications electricians are just a few. One such discipline in the electrical field is the residential electrician – which everyday citizens are sure to hire at some point in their lives. Residential electricians are also known as home…Read More >>