Category: Electrical wiring

When to Inspect Your Home’s Electrical System

When to call a professional electrician

According to research, it is estimated that nearly 48,000 home fires were reported to U.S. fire departments in 2011. These incidents involved some type of electrical malfunction or failure as the culprit. As a homeowner, it is very important to have your home structure’s electrical wiring inspected from time to time.

Overall, most homes are built with either 12-gauge or 14-gauge electrical wiring, depending on the type of home and size. In hopes of preventing future electrical problems, it is ideal to contact a qualified electrician upon buying your home, adding a major appliance, and even after completing a house renovation. Often, Read more ...

5 Tips for Finding a Qualified Electrician

When to call a professional electrician

If you are looking to have some electrical work done you need to make sure you get a qualified electrician to do the work. More than $1.5 billion in property damage is done every year by electrical fires. Fire departments around the United States responded to at least 47,700 home structure fires that were caused, at least in part, by problems with electrical systems. Finding a qualified electrician can be very important but it can also be a challenge. Here are some tips to make the process easier and yield better results.

  1. Talk to the other homeowners you know. You probably have friends, family, neighbors or coworkers who own their own homes. At least one of them has probably used the services of a residential electric contractor. When you are working on finding a qualifi

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