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Electrical Shock Is Reason Enough Not to Try DIY Electrical

January 24, 2020

We live in an age of DIY homeownership. It’s easy to hop online and watch a video or two about how to fix up your home, then drive to a hardware store and get the materials you need. What most people fail to realize, however, is that doing is much harder than watching. As a result, people often make mistakes and come up short on their home projects. Electrical is one area where you should never attempt a DIY project. Why? Because even a small mistake or the slightest misstep could have extreme consequences. If the effects of electrical shock... View Article

Types of Safety Gear Required by Electricians

January 10, 2020

Every electrician is well-informed regarding the dangers of electricity. They’re also extremely well-versed in how to protect themselves on the job, where even in the safest conditions it’s still important to take precautions. The first and best way to prevent electrical problems from sending you to a hospital in Carlsbad, NM is to make sure you’re fully equipped with the proper electrical safety gear. This gear may differ from job to job, depending on what components and projects you’re dealing with. Nonetheless, every electrician should know the basics—not only to keep yourself safe, but to remain compliant with OSHA electrical... View Article

Look Out for These Common Winter Electrical Issues!

December 23, 2019

Lower temperatures this time of year can result in a variety of electrical problems for both homes and businesses. We believe knowing the most common issues is the first step in preventing them from happening in the first place. Keep reading to learn more about the most common winter electrical issues in Carlsbad, NM, and how you can avoid them: Tripping a breaker: Strands of holiday lights, multiple space heaters and heavy-duty appliances can all put quite a strain on your home’s electrical system. When that’s the case, you may accidentally trip a breaker. Though it’s not the end of... View Article

What Causes an Electrical Surge?

December 9, 2019

Power surges are one of the most common electrical problems this time of year—and a big reason why they’re so common is that people don’t understand what causes electrical surges in Carlsbad, NM in the first place. We put together this helpful post in order to reduce the number of surges and prevent property damage this season: Lightning: When lightning strikes near a power line, the electrical energy boosts the electrical pressure by millions of volts. The bad news is that this surge overpowers pretty much any surge protector on the market. The good news is that lightning strikes are... View Article

Winter Safety Tips for Home Electrical Systems

November 27, 2019

With winter approaching, there are a variety of potential power-related issues that could affect your home. Now is a good time to conduct a thorough analysis of your electrical system and make sure it’s prepared for the season so you can avoid any accidents that could cause some significant repercussions. Here are a few important winter safety electrical tips in Carlsbad, NM for you to follow this year: Flickering: Have you noticed lamps or lights flickering around your home? You should check them out and see if it’s just a bulb preparing to burn out. Swap out the bulb and... View Article

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