5 Things Homeowners Need To Know About Power Surges

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You've probably heard the phrase "power surge" before, but if you're not an electrician, you may not know what it means. Here are five things that all homeowners need to know about power surges. What are power surges? Power surges, also known as voltage spikes, occur when the amount of voltage in your electrical system briefly increases above its normal level. If this increase lasts for more than three nanoseconds, it's officially classified as a power surge, while increases that last for only one or two nanoseconds are considered power spikes.

3 August 2015

4 Essential DIY Electrical Safety Tips

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While you should always leave large electrical projects to professional electricians, there are a few simple electrical fixes that many homeowners like to tackle on their own. However, working with home wiring can be one of the most dangerous DIY projects to take on. If you do not have experience doing electrical repairs and you are looking to attempt your first repair, here are four essential safety tips you should know.

3 April 2015

Make Your Home Electrical System Do More For You

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Having an electrician out to work on your home is expensive as it not only involves the electrical work, but often also involves opening up sections of your wall. That is why it is best to have as much work as possible done while the house is being built or an area is being remodeled. Consider some of these upgrades to make your electrical system do more for you. Get Better Internet Coverage

3 March 2015

4 Things You Must Know Before Becoming An Electrician

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So you're thinking of becoming an electrician. If you've wondered about the risks involved, how much work goes into learning the skills, and what sort of future you can expect, it shows you're a careful planner. While it is a highly rewarding career, here's what you need to know before deciding whether or not it's right for you. Training And Education Becoming an electrician doesn't call upon years of formal schooling, but it does require lots of training and preparatory work.

3 March 2015