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

Space Heater Dos and Don’ts

December 13, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

As the colder weather sets in, many people are turning to their space heaters for that extra bit of warmth. While space heaters are great for convenience and comfort, many house fires are started every year due to misuse. If you use a space heater to heat your home, then it is necessary to follow… Read more

How To Dispose Of Electronics Responsibly

November 8, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

At some point or another, all electronics get replaced. Maybe you upgraded to a newer model, perhaps they just don’t get used anymore, or maybe they’ve quit working. No matter what your reason is for disposing of your electronics, they need to be disposed of properly. Electronics can be donated, recycled or traded-in. They should… Read more

Why You Should Switch to LED Bulbs

October 4, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

Lighting is an important part of your home. It can create a specific atmosphere, open up your space, or highlight artwork. The type of lighting you use is what creates the aesthetic that you are going for, but not all light bulbs are created equally. LED bulbs have a multitude of benefits in comparison to… Read more

Why You Should Consider a Whole House Generator for Hurricane Season

September 6, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

In the next few months, hurricane season will be coming to an end but that doesn’t mean you need to let your guard down. Tropical storms and hurricane activity usually peaks during the latter part of the season but you still have time to protect your home. Investing in a whole house generator will give… Read more

Considerations for Upgrading Your Mounted Light Fixtures to Recessed Lighting

August 9, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

Lighting is a necessary part of any indoor structure. The type of lighting chosen is dependent upon what you are trying to accomplish. Here are a few things to consider when you are thinking about changing from mounted light fixtures to recessed lighting. When to use mounted lights versus recessed lights Mounted light fixtures can… Read more

Lighting Options You Should Consider for Your Kitchen Remodel

July 27, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

Design and brightness play a big part in your kitchen remodel. Too dim and you’ll be searching for your silverware or if it’s too bright you’ll outshine your guests. Gone are the days of large, overhead fluorescent lighting. Today, there are several options available that will allow you to combine function with style. LED Under… Read more