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Electrical System Upgrade Planning: Avoiding Code Violations When Upgrading Electrical Systems

October 8, 2019

Upgrading an electrical system is a massive undertaking with many components. If the slightest step is done incorrectly, you could be facing a major code violation that might not just slow down work, but stop it completely. This means additional costs for you, even if those numbers weren’t included in your final budget. If you are investing in electrical system upgrades in Carlsbad, NM, follow these tips to avoid costly code violations. Reference the NEC handbook The National Electric Code (NEC) handbook is put together by the National Fire Protection Association, and changes are made annually. Your electrical contractor should... View Article

Shocking Facts About Hydrovac Service!

December 4, 2018

Hydro evacuation, or “hydrovac” to those of us in the industry, is a new and exciting excavation process that’s becoming more and more popular across the country. The process includes first injecting pressurized water into the ground to soften the soil and then using a vacuum system to collect the soil and store it in a tank. Hydrovac has a variety of applications, including simply digging into the ground, discovery for oil fields and gas lines and even cleaning heavy-duty machinery. We’ve found that some of our customers want to know a little bit more about hydrovac service before they... View Article

Join the Most Electrifying Career Field!

November 20, 2018

Are you tired of working in a dead-end job? Would you like to start an “electrifying” new career that’s not only interesting but also exciting? If so, consider applying to become a residential electrician in Carlsbad, NM. This post will cover several different reasons why you should really think about changing your career and becoming an electrician as soon as possible: Apprenticeship opportunities: Becoming an electrician isn’t as easy as picking up your tools and heading off to a home to make electrical repairs. It takes a lot of schooling and on-the-job experience. Luckily, you can kill two birds with... View Article

What Is a Journeyman Electrician in Carlsbad, NM?

October 25, 2018

Are you interested in a career as an electrician in Carlsbad, NM? You’ll need to go through some initial training and then spend some time as a journeyman electrician before you can become a master electrician. But what exactly is a journeyman electrician? A journeyman electrician is someone who is only partially through the training process required to become a master electrician. Like a master electrician, they will install and repair wiring and electrical systems, inspecting circuit breakers, wiring and transformers. They need to be familiar with building codes that have to do with electricity, and must be able to... View Article

Signs Your Home Needs to Be Rewired

October 11, 2018

Your electrical wiring is one of the most important pieces of infrastructure your home has, so it’s crucial to make sure it’s well maintained and in good, safe operating condition. The U.S. Fire Administration reports more than 25,000 home fires caused by electrical issues every single year, with these fires resulting in hundreds of deaths, more than 1,000 injuries and more than a billion dollars in property damage. Some 39 percent of all electrical fires in the home involve interior wiring, outlets and receptacles. Fortunately, there are plenty of steps you can take to ensure the safety of your home... View Article

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