Category: Professional Electric Blog

TIPS FOR PROTECTING YOUR HOME FROM POWER SURGE

February 6, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

WHAT IS A POWER SURGE? According to the NEMA Surge Protection Institute, it is possible to have a voltage surge, current surge, or a power surge. The most common is a voltage surge, where large voltages spike on the grid- such as increased usage of AC in the summer or large machinery cycling on and… Read more

ELECTRIC BLANKET DO’S AND DON’TS FOR SAFETY

February 6, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

Nothing feels better on a chilly night than a warm electric blanket. Blankets and mattress pads can keep you warm. However, with the mattress pad, the heat comes from under you, so it feels warmer than a blanket. One will make a huge difference from the other, and both options have some safety concerns if… Read more

OUTDOOR CHRISTMAS LIGHT SAFETY

February 6, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

It is that time of year again, and people are scrambling to decorate their homes. Everybody loves driving around and looking at the beautiful displays, but they represent a LOT of hard work. If they aren’t done correctly, they can also represent a danger to the family in the home. With that said, remember these… Read more

DIY VERSUS HANDYMAN VERSUS LICENSED PROFESSIONAL

February 6, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

As a homeowner, you’ve probably encountered renovation projects. Whether they involve maintenance or new ideas that you want to incorporate for function or style, one of the first things you must decide is the level of skill involved. Then, you can determine whether you can tackle it yourself as a DIY project, bring in friends… Read more

OUTDOOR GENERATORS

February 6, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

Power is an absolute necessity when it comes to dwellings and buildings, but, what if you are working outside in the cold and need to heat up and stay grinding? Of course, you snag your outdoor generator from your garage and dust it off. There have been numerous accidents that have occurred because of generators… Read more

Signs of Home Electric Problems

February 6, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

If you have a feeling that there is some electrical issue in your home, whether it be a circuit breaker trip or a flickering light, you may want to find the root cause before it becomes a major issue such as an electrical fire. According to the National Fire Protection Association, in 2011, a total… Read more

Under the Cupboard Lighting Solutions for Kitchens and Bathrooms

February 6, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

In our homes, it’s often the kitchens and bathrooms that we dream of being the most glamorous. Unfortunately, they’re also the two that receive the brunt of the work. So how do you marry the two? What is the best way to keep things functional while also maintaining your aesthetics? Professional Electric is here to… Read more