Are Ungrounded Outlets Safe?

In some of your reading, you’ve likely seen people mention “ungrounded” outlets in homes and buildings. But what makes an ungrounded outlet such a negative? Are they dangerous? Our certified electricians are here with answers to your questions about ungrounded outlets. What Is an Ungrounded Outlet? Ungrounded outlets can be identified by looking at the…

Christmas Light Safety

For some, the holiday season starts the day after Halloween, while others prefer to wait until they’ve carved into the Thanksgiving bird to decorate their home in red and green. Whether you’re an early bird or a week-of decorator, the most important thing about decorating for the holidays is being sure that you do it…

Talking Bulbs: CFL vs LED

  Energy experts agree that the incandescent bulb is rapidly becoming a thing of the past. In fact, in 2007, Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act, which requires that all light bulbs sold on the market have a 30 percent increase in efficiency over today’s standard incandescent bulbs. The law has already meant…

Most Common Electrical Problems in the Summer

The summer season certainly aggravates the many electrical issues that homeowners find themselves faced with. Here is a helpful list of common issues you may this summer and some tips on how to avoid them: Increased Electrical Overload When sparks from plugs, flickering lights, overheated receptacles, buzzing sounds, and tripped circuit breakers are present, rest…