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Electrician sheds light on Ambient Lighting

Ambient Lighting 101
Passive Daylighting

Ambient lighting can set the mood, and even influence productivity in any room. (Photo Credits)

Ambient lighting can do a lot in terms of influencing how a room, or a home would generally look and feel like. With this in mind, every property owner who is building a home, or remodeling their house […]

By |October 10th, 2017|Electrical, Orange County, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician sheds light on Ambient Lighting

Home Office Lighting Tips from an Electrician

Raising productivity through lighting
My Home Office III

Lighting can influence productivity in any office situation, even the home office. (Photo Credits)

Ever wonder why offices have bright lights that almost simulate daylight? That is because lighting helps spark productivity. And for those that work from home, a great home office set-up would help a lot in increasing the productivity […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Electrical, Orange County, San Diego|Comments Off on Home Office Lighting Tips from an Electrician

Electrician’s Advice on Installing Garden Lights

All about landscape Lighting
Blaze Of Glory - Syon House & Park, The Great Conservatory - London

Installing landscape lights can make a whole lot of difference in the aesthetics of a home. (Photo Credits)

Garden lights can accentuate any outdoor landscape for any home. And it definitely makes a whole lot of difference in terms of highlighting the vibrancy and beauty of the garden and the lawn during […]

By |September 26th, 2017|Electrical, Huntingtn Beach, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s Advice on Installing Garden Lights

Electrician’s tips in installing Holiday Lights

Safe installation of Christmas Lights
Xmas Lights

Holiday lights have always been a tradition to most households. However it could be a source of accidents and untoward incidents like home fires and strangulation.

Safe installation is important to ensure that the safety of every home occupant will not be threatened.

In its official website, DIYNetwork.com shared the advice of their […]

By |September 19th, 2017|Electrical, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach|Comments Off on Electrician’s tips in installing Holiday Lights

Electricians answer: When to install additional lights at home

Installing lighting fixtures
Light fixture

Installation can be a breeze when hiring the services of an electrician. (Photo Credits)

Some homeowners later discover that they need more lights for their home. Maybe in one area, maybe in every room. Whatever the case may be, a call to a local expert and licensed electrician will solve this issue. Builders […]

By |September 12th, 2017|Electrical, San Diego|Comments Off on Electricians answer: When to install additional lights at home

Electrician’s Advice on Safety during Inclement weather

Electrical Safety during Storms
Lightning Storm

Storms can be very dangerous and so safety precautions should be observed during inclement weather. (Photo Credits)

Inclement weather brings a lot of forces that might affect electrical flow. Water for instance in the form of leaks and flooding can be dangerous once it gets into contact with electricity. Power interruptions can […]

By |August 29th, 2017|Electrical, Orange County, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician’s Advice on Safety during Inclement weather

Electrician tips on kitchen safety

Electrical safety in the kitchen
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The importance of kitchen safety in electricity. (Photo Credits)

The kitchen is one of the most used part of a home. It also uses much electricity given the equipment and appliances that are essential to food preparation.

Kitchen fires are one of the causes of home fires and so every property owner […]

By |August 15th, 2017|Electrical, Huntingtn Beach, San Diego|Comments Off on Electrician tips on kitchen safety

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
I installed that dimmer switch.

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
Kitchen Remodel 01

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
Electrical Problem

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
light bulb / Glühbirne

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
Uk Solar Power Experiment

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
Commercial electrical contractor

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