WHAT IS INSIDE YOUR ELECTRICAL OUTLETS?

February 18, 2019 Professional Electric Blog 0

There are many different kinds of outlets. Within the confines of your house, you may find four or five different styles out outlets. In some areas of the house, near sinks and in basements and garages you may see GFCI’s. Behind the dryer and stove, you will see another kind of plug-in. What actually lurks… Read more

4 REASONS TO INSTALL UNDER-CABINET LIGHTING

February 18, 2019 Professional Electric Blog 0

One of the easiest additions to make when upgrading your kitchen is under-cabinet lights. Affordable, versatile, efficient, and easy to install, this upgrade makes good sense in many ways. Today, there are many forms of lighting available, and you can find exactly what you are searching for. Strip lighting will illuminate a large area. Puck… Read more

How To Save Money on Your Electric Bill in The Winter From Professional Electric

February 18, 2019 Professional Electric Blog 0

As the sun goes down on those long cold winter nights, up goes the thermostat to hold back the night chill. The colder months can be the most expensive time of the year for your family. With your children out of school for the holidays, large family gatherings, extravagant holiday lighting and decorations, cooking and… Read more

4 Cool Electronic Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed From Professional Electric

February 18, 2019 Professional Electric Blog 0

We as consumers are becoming increasingly dependent each year on technology and it’s daily advancements. Our gadgets aid in everyday activities making tasks much simpler than they used to be. Each day technology is advancing, raising expectations alongside keeping consumers on their toes anticipating what will come out next. Although we may not always need… Read more

4 TIPS FOR USING SPACE HEATERS SAFELY

February 18, 2019 Professional Electric Blog 0

Per the National Fire Protection Agency, space heaters accounted for 56,000 fires between 2009 and 2013. This was 16% of the reported fires during this time, and there were 470 lives lost, 1490 injuries, and $1 Billion in property damage. These room-sized warmers fill a specific need, and are safe when used properly. With that… Read more

FIVE TIPS FOR THE SAFE USE OF EXTENSION CORDS

February 18, 2019 Professional Electric Blog 0

Extension cords can be a lifesaver for many of us. We all reach for them at one time or another. However, they also can be the mechanism for the delivery of a death sentence when used improperly. These helpful aides should be used wisely, monitored carefully, and disposed of quickly when necessary. Although there are… Read more

6 TIPS FOR PREVENTING ELECTRICAL FIRES IN YOUR HOME OR OFFICE

February 18, 2019 Professional Electric Blog 0

According to ESFi, there are an estimated 51,000 electrical fires each year, with 500 deaths and 1400 injuries. Property damage is approximately $1.3 Billion. Power distribution (your home or business wiring) is involved in one third of these fires, and 5,300 fires involve a receptacle. Here are a few ideas to help you avoid becoming… Read more

4 Reasons Your Business Needs An Energy Audit From Professional Electric

February 18, 2019 Professional Electric Blog 0

Every business owner has a responsibility to make money. It may be to support your family or maybe it is to keep the investors happy. An energy audit may seem like a mundane task, but the results could surprise you. Why should you have an inspection done? 1. IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BENJAMINS. No one… Read more

Do I Need Special Equipment to Charge My Electric Car at Home?

February 8, 2019 Professional Electric Blog 0

Electric cars are great for the environment. They can also be beneficial for your budget considering you’ll be purchasing far less fuel than you used to. If you have recently purchased an electric car, or are considering buying one, there’s a lot of terminologies that may be thrown your way making it puzzling to determine… Read more

What is a GFCI Outlet?

January 11, 2019 Professional Electric Blog 0

  Ground-fault circuit interrupter, also know as a GFCI, is the only protection device designed to protect people against electric shock from an electrical unit. In order for a GFCI to work, it needs to be installed properly or the device will fail. GFCI outlets help to protect electrical wiring and receptacles from overheating and… Read more