Categories for Electrical Safety

Why You Need a Surge Protector

December 15, 2022

Electronics are expensive, and no one likes to get an expensive electronic to have it ruined by a power surge. A surge protector is a great way not only to get more space to plug things in, but it also helps to protect your electronics. There are plenty of reasons why a surge protector is a must. What Are Surge Protectors? A surge protector, or a power strip as some people might refer to them, is a cord that serves two functions. First, it helps you to plug in more than one thing to your outlet of choice. Second, it... View Article

Electrical Safety Tips for Halloween

October 15, 2022

Halloween is a time for spooky costumes, trick-or-treating, and pumpkin carving. While it’s all fun and games, it’s crucial to keep safety in mind, especially when it comes to using electricity. You don’t want your Halloween festivities to turn into a nightmare in the form of electrocution or a devastating fire. Here are some electrical safety tips to keep in mind this Halloween. Inspect your home’s wiring and outlets. Your first step should be to make sure your home’s wiring and outlets are in good condition. Sometimes, electrical problems can cause fires, so it’s important to be proactive in checking... View Article

Tips For Hanging Outdoor Christmas Lights

October 1, 2022

The Christmas season is around the corner, and nothing sets the mood like beautiful Christmas lights. Hanging them up, however, can be quite a hassle, especially if you have to do it by yourself. If you want to make the job easier (and safer), follow these tips: Holiday Light Safety Use a Good Ladder One of the most important things you need for hanging outdoor Christmas lights is a good ladder. Make sure that the ladder is tall enough to reach the area where you need to hang the lights, and that it’s stable. It’s also a good idea to have someone... View Article

Electrical Tips to Consider for the Holidays

September 1, 2022

The holidays are a time for family, friends, and fun. But they can also be a time for danger, especially when it comes to electricity. Many decorations use electricity, and if you’re not careful, you could end up with a fire accident or electrocution. To help keep you safe this coming holiday season, we’ve put together a list of electrical safety tips. Keep these in mind as you decorate your home and enjoy the holidays. Inspect all lights and electrical decorations before use. Your decorations haven’t been in use for quite a while, so it’s important to check them for... View Article

Why It’s Important to Use Surge Protectors

January 31, 2022

Electrical professionals strongly recommend the use of surge protectors by owners of residential and business properties alike. There are two main options for surge protectors: whole-home and outlet or strip surge protection. Both have their own unique advantages and disadvantages, and both are designed to protect your home and devices from power surges. Let’s take a closer look at surge protector uses and why they are beneficial to have in your home. Extra protection for electronic devices Today’s homes and businesses use more electronic devices than ever before. This means there is a much greater reliance on electricity to power... View Article

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