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Electrician’s Tips for Pet Safety

Keeping Pets Safe
Pet Dog

Pets should also be kept safe from the dangers of electrical shocks. (Photo Credits)

Electrical accidents spare no one. Not even pets. Hence, it is just important that if a homeowner has pets, these domestic animals should also be kept safe from the possible harm electrical accidents may bring.

British website Safer Pets emphasized […]

By |August 8th, 2017|Electrical, Orange County, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s Tips for Pet Safety

Electrician’s Advice on Safety for Older Homeowners

Prevent electrical accidents among the elderly
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Electrical Safety is Important for the elderly especially if they live on their own. (Photo Credits)

Electrical injuries are not uncommon among older people. And this is the reason why electrical safety precautions should be taken to prevent accidents.

UK-Based Electrical Safety.Org explained why senior citizens are more vulnerable to electrical […]

By |August 1st, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s Advice on Safety for Older Homeowners

Electrician’s Guide in Choosing Appliances

Selecting Energy Efficient Home Equipment
GE GSH25JSDSS Side-By-Side Refrigerator

Energy efficiency should be achieved at home. (Photo Credits)

An energy efficient home is something that most homeowners would like to achieve, whether consciously or unconsciously. This is because an energy efficient home is beneficial for both the homeowner and the environment.

Electrician’s Tips in Installing a Dimmer Switch

It is beneficial for […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s Guide in Choosing Appliances

Frayed Wiring and Electrician

Wiring problems
Frayed

Wiring problems should be addressed for safety purposes. (Photo Credits)

Frayed wiring can be inevitable and dangerous at the same time. It has to be repaired as soon as the issue is discovered to avoid accidents and injuries.

CNET.com shared ways on how to deal with frayed cables. American Lighting Association

“You can take your time […]

By |July 18th, 2017|Electrical, Huntingtn Beach, Newport Beach, San Diego|Comments Off on Frayed Wiring and Electrician

Electrician’s Tips on Installing a Chandelier

Easy ways to put up a chandelier
Light #2 is up! The chandelier!

If unsure about how to install a chandelier, a professional electrician’s help should be sought. (Photo Credits)

Installing a chandelier can be quite challenging, especially to those who may not have enough experience in working around the house.

Moreover, this type of light fixture is not the normal type as improper […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s Tips on Installing a Chandelier

Electrician’s Tips in Installing a Dimmer Switch

The Benefits of a Dimmer Switch
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Installing a dimmer switch at home. (Photo Credits)

Dimmer switches can be very useful around the home, and it is more so appealing to execute accent lighting around the house. American Lighting Association

The website How Stuff Works explains how dimmers function. “When you’re furnishing a home, light is everything. The […]

By |July 4th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s Tips in Installing a Dimmer Switch

Electrician’s Tips on Fixing a Defective Light Switch

Light Switch 101
Switch

What to do with a defective light switch. (Photo Credits)

Light Switches are very important in any home. They enable homeowners the convenience of not having to plug something over and over again. This is the reason why when these switches falter, it becomes a huge hassle for any homeowner.

House Logic gave a low […]

By |June 27th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s Tips on Fixing a Defective Light Switch

Different Types of Electrical Cords of an Electrician

Various Choices of Electric Wires
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It pays to know the different types of electrical cords. (Photo Credits)

Electrical cords are important components of electrical fixtures in any given structure.

Hometips.com shared information on the two main types of electrical wires. Builders and Contractors      

“The two most common types of single conductor wires are THW and THWN/THHN, which […]

By |June 6th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Different Types of Electrical Cords of an Electrician

Electrician Hacks Every Homeowner can Benefit from

Learn from Expert Electricians
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There are some minor electrical repairs that can be safely carried out. (Photo Credits)

It is always important to seek professional help from electricians, especially since electrical matters are a safety concern.

There however are simple electrical chores, that can be safely carried out by any homeowner. American Lighting Association

The Spruce for instance came […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician Hacks Every Homeowner can Benefit from

Electrician Conserving Electricity in the Kitchen

Power conservation and kitchen tools
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Some kitchen tools can use up a lot of electricity. (Photo Credits)

For families that regularly cook food, the kitchen will always be one of the rooms that are bustling with activity. Along with these activities come the use of kitchen equipment and gadgets that consume electricity.

When the use of these […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Electrical, Huntington Beach, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician Conserving Electricity in the Kitchen

Call up an Electrician before buying a new home

Electrical Inspection is a Must
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Inspect details prior to finalizing the deal. (Photo Credits)

Buying a new home can be very exciting. After all, it is a new phase in life and definitely a milestone for the whole family. But before inking that deal, every property owner should conduct a thorough examination of the whole home, […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Call up an Electrician before buying a new home

An Electrician’s Guide to Common Electrical Problems

Common Electrical Problems
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Most Households Experience electrical problems too. (Photo Credits)

When living in any type of structure, it is but normal for any home occupant to encounter electrical problems. This is because, electrical problems can occur anytime, and that despite careful work and rigid maintenance it can still surface and affect any unsuspecting homeowner.

Electrician’s Tips […]

By |May 12th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on An Electrician’s Guide to Common Electrical Problems

How to remove a broken bulb like an electrician

Broken Bulb Fixes
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What to do when a light bulb breaks? (Photo Credits)

Removing a broken light bulb from its socket can be risky given the many dangers that a broken electrical fixture brings.

Electricians are always in the best position to carry out such tasks given their knowledge and vast experience in handling these things.

Electrician-Installed Motion-Sensor Lights […]

By |April 19th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on How to remove a broken bulb like an electrician

Electrician’s Guide to Problems on Electrical Outlets

What to do when an outlet sparks
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Find an electrical contractor that can ensure the whole household’s safety. (Photo Credits)

Electrical outlets are easy to ignore as long as they are properly working. But once they do not – and worse, spark as well, then problems may soon arise.

Electricians on First Aid for Electrical Shocks

So what […]

By |February 27th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s Guide to Problems on Electrical Outlets

Electrician’s tips on staying safe during power outages

What to do upon power restoration
Power Outage

Safety measures should still be taken even when power is already restored. (Photo Credits)

Most property owners are aware of the safety measures to taker during power interruptions. What most do not realize though is that staying safe should remain a priority even after power is restored, especially in the […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s tips on staying safe during power outages

Electrician-Installed Motion-Sensor Lights

Lighting and Movement
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Save energy with motion-sensor lights. (Photo Credits)

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have the lights automatically turned on upon getting in with handsful of groceries or stuff? This is what motion-sensor lights are all about.

Engadget featured motion sensor lights in one of its blog posts. Builders and Contractors   

“During my demo, I walked through a […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician-Installed Motion-Sensor Lights

Electricians on First Aid for Electrical Shocks

Responding to Shocks
Shocking

What to do when someone sustains an electrical shock. (Photo Credits)

Sustaining an electrical shock is no joke. Be it for an adult, a child, or a pet, it will surely stun anyone and could even end up in a serious injury. Builders and Contractors

The Health Site enumerated step-by-step measures to take upon […]

By |January 31st, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electricians on First Aid for Electrical Shocks

Trends on Green Energy for Electricians

The Renewable Source
Green Energy

Updates on sustainable sources of energy. (Photo Credits)

Green energy has become a bi-word, and is something that some industries – and even private entities – dream of utilizing on a more permanent basis.

The good news is more and more countries and industries have started harnessing it.

The Huffington Post for instance reported that […]

By |January 25th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Trends on Green Energy for Electricians

Solar-Based Home Heating System for Electricians

Generating Warmth from the Sun
Charity Works Greenhouse Family Room

Off-the-grid heating system. (Photo Credits)

The home heating system is an indispensable fixture in any home. It provides much needed warmth during chilly days helping home occupants to remain productive throughout the day in spite of the weather.

At the same breath, home heating systems eat up a lot of energy hence […]

By |January 19th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Solar-Based Home Heating System for Electricians

Off-the-Grid Air Conditioning and Electricians

DIY Solar-Powered Aircon Unit
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Sun-powered air cooler. (Photo Credits)

When trying to bring down utility costs it will always be a great idea to tap renewable energy. Solar power for instance is being used by more and more homes nowadays because it is a practical choice in the long run.

Air conditioning consumes a lot of power, and […]

By |January 13th, 2017|Electrical, Orange County, San Diego|Comments Off on Off-the-Grid Air Conditioning and Electricians

The Benefits of Hiring Electrician Contractors

Take advantage of the expertise and equipment
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The advantages of hiring expert electrical contractors. (Photo Credits)

Although electrical contractors and licensed electricians both carry out electrical jobs, there is still a marked difference between the two. For one, electrical contractors may be licensed professional electricians but not all licensed and certified electricians could call themselves electrical […]

By |January 7th, 2017|costa mesa, Electrical, Orange County, San Diego|Comments Off on The Benefits of Hiring Electrician Contractors

Electricians and electrical contractors

All about a career in the industry

What is in store for electricians and contractors? (Photo Credits)

Being an electrician or becoming an electrical contractor is never easy. It may be a high paying job, but it has its own share of risks.

The good thing about it though is that it is a highly specialized skill […]

By |January 1st, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electricians and electrical contractors

Electrician’s Advice on Buying an Older Home

Electrical Details of an Older House
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What to check before buying an older home. (Photo Credits)

Being safety conscious is very important when buying an older home.

After all electrical details should be examined, and should be safe for all occupants. Electricians        

Realtor.com for instance says electrical fixtures should be among the first things to be checked when […]

By |December 26th, 2016|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s Advice on Buying an Older Home

Electrician Installs Garage Lighting

Illuminating the Garage
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Better when brighter. (Photo Credits)

Driving into a dark garage can be dangerous. You can go past stuff that may have been left in the garage floor. Accidents can happen anytime. It is therefore very important to have adequate lighting in the garage. American Lighting Association      

The website Kickstarter featured motion activated garage […]

By |December 14th, 2016|Electrical, Huntingtn Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, News, Orange County, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician Installs Garage Lighting

Electricians and String Lights

Happy String Lights
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String lights add more fun. (Photo Credits)

String lights are happy decorative light pieces that make any place look more festive.

Caution though should be exercised especially when installing these lights to ensure safety against fire and injuries.

TUV Rheinland issued a warning to its readers. Build Safe  

“When individual lamps of old strings of lights fail […]

By |December 8th, 2016|Electrical, Huntingtn Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, San Diego|Comments Off on Electricians and String Lights

Electrician’s First Aid for Electric Shock

Steps to take following an electric shock
Danger Electric Shock Risk. Sign

Electric shock is very injurious, and could even be fatal. (Photo Credits)

Safety around electric fixtures should remain to be a priority especially inside the home. Knowledge on what to do in case of an electrical shock is very crucial especially in terms of ensuring the survival of the victim.

The […]

By |November 26th, 2016|Electrical, Huntingtn Beach, Huntington Beach, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s First Aid for Electric Shock

Electrician’s Safety Tips during Power Outages

Stay Safe During Black Outs
Power Outage

Power interruptions can also bring about safety hazards. (Photo Credits)

Power interruptions happen even in the most modern cities. It is important for every household to observe safety measures during power interruptions to avoid accidents.

In its official website Kohler Generators issued some safety tips for safety during power interruptions specifically during the […]

By |September 24th, 2016|Electrical, Newport Beach, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s Safety Tips during Power Outages

Electrician contractors get busier with solar installation

Solar Installation

Solar installations keep them busy. (Photo Credits)

The higher demand for solar related installations, make electrician contractors all the more busy in the recent years.

In the United Kingdom for instance the website Independent reported that energy production via solar panels have already surpassed coal fire electricity. Builders and Contractors

“Research by the Carbon Brief website found that […]

By |September 18th, 2016|Electrical, San Diego, Solar|Comments Off on Electrician contractors get busier with solar installation

What Electricians can Teach Children about Safety

Protecting kids from electrical injuries
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Ensure a child’s protection around electrical fixtures. (Photo Credits)

Children can be a very vulnerable group when it comes to electrical safety. They do not know what can hurt them and they are naturally curious individuals.

Electricians can help in the upgrade to High Efficiency Appliances

Electricians can help a lot in educating kids […]

By |September 12th, 2016|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on What Electricians can Teach Children about Safety

Traits of an Expert Electrician

Skills and Expertise
Los Angeles Electrician

How to spot a great electrician. (Photo Credits)

Being able to hire an expert electrician can give any property owner the peace of mind when it comes to the safety of the property’s occupants, and that of his home or commercial structure.

With the many companies claiming to have expert electricians in their roster, […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Traits of an Expert Electrician