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

Ways to Protect Your Curious Toddler from Electricity

July 12, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

Children are naturally curious and are unaware of the dangers of electricity. As their caregivers, we must take important safety measures to protect them from harm by teaching them early on about electrical safety. Here are some simple tips to keep your children safe from electrical dangers. Electrical Outlet Safety An electrical socket is such… Read more

Why Hire a Professional Electrician Over DIY

June 28, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

Do-it-yourself home maintenance has become wildly popular. With the popularity of television shows that make it look easy, many homeowners are opting to tackle home repair on their own. While this is a great idea in some areas, in the realm of electrical it’s best to leave it to the professionals. Today, Professional Electric gives… Read more

Ways to upgrade your home to a smart home

June 7, 2018 Professional Electric Blog 0

The world has been a more conscious place. Globally, we are more aware of our carbon footprint and energy efficiency. Even on a federal level, houses are now being held to a higher, safer, and greener standard. A smart home can accomplish all these things while providing you ease of access, peace of mind, and… Read more