Three Differences Between Point-Of-Use Surge Protectors And Whole-House Surge Protectors

If you're contemplating setting up surge protection in your home, you may be wondering which is the "best" type and whether you should shell out for individual surge protectors or a more generalized protection system for the whole house. These three differences between the two types will help you see the advantages and disadvantages of each. 1. The whole-house type makes it easier to be sure all your electronics are protected. Read More 

4 Tips For Preventative Maintence Of Your Commercial Generator

If you have a permanent, or standby, commercial generator in place at your business center, chances are you follow commercial guidelines when it comes to scheduling biannual and annual maintenance appointments. However, when you perform monthly visual inspections of your generator, you'll be sure to prevent hazardous malfunctions that could damage your system. You'll also be more likely to spot something that needs repair before it ever becomes a problem. When performing your monthly visual inspections, keep in mind these four points so preventative maintenance becomes routine. Read More 

Keep Cool and Save Cash—Maintaining Your Central Air and Avoiding Breakdowns

Expensive repairs are sometimes accepted as a fact of life for a home owner, but they can often be more easily avoided than many people realize. Rather than being a reactive home owner, there's a great deal of value in being a proactive home owner. When it comes to your central air conditioning system, this means taking preventative steps to keep it running as smoothly as possible. Below, you'll find some suggestions for maintaining your home's central air. Read More 

Recessed Lighting In Your Kitchen: How To Add More Light With So Little Space

Recessed lighting is often reserved for vaulted or cathedral ceilings, but there are ways to install recessed lighting in other rooms of your house. Electricians can put recessed lighting in your bathroom, especially if you would like a heat lamp right outside your shower or tub or more light in your shower. If you need more light in your kitchen, but you think that you do not have enough wall or ceiling space for bulkier lights, here is how an electrician will install recessed lighting to brighten up your kitchen. Read More 

Keeping Your Electricity Bill Manageable During Summer Months

In the summertime, your electricity bill may be higher due to the use of cooling systems to keep your family comfortable during higher temperatures. If you have children, your bill may be higher because they are home instead of in school, as well. Here are some tips to use during the summer months to help keep your electric bill at a level you can afford. Change Lighting Habits Swap any incandescent light bulbs in your lamps for LED or fluorescent bulbs instead. Read More