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The Myths and Facts about Knob and Tube Wiring

01 Mar, 2020 / Comments:Comments Off on The Myths and Facts about Knob and Tube Wiring / By Corey Haywood

You have come here for information on knob and tube wiring. You have concerns, and they are probably valid. There are specific types of wiring in older houses that are so dangerous they can cause a fire. Yes, knob and tub, also known as K&T, is one you should be concerned with. However, each case is situational, and you should have a local electrician evaluate the wiring in your home.   What Exactly is Knob and Tube Wiring?   In many of the houses built before 1950 used a type of wiring

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Electric Car Charger for Your Home

20 Feb, 2020 / Comments:Comments Off on Electric Car Charger for Your Home / By Corey Haywood

If you own an electric vehicle, you know the struggles of charging your car at home. The basic charger that comes with your brand new electric vehicle is slow and can take more than 24-hours to complete a full charge. Who has that kind of time? Especially if you need to commute and a significant distance for your daily commute. Your EVSE (electric vehicle supply equipment) can help you save time and money while charging at home.   The standard electric car charger that comes with an electric

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Reasons Why Your Lights are Flickering in Your House

05 Feb, 2020 / Comments:Comments Off on Reasons Why Your Lights are Flickering in Your House / By Corey Haywood

If you are experiencing a problem with your lights flickering or blinking, it is crucial you get to the bottom of it. Often it can be something simple, and other times it can be a more severe problem with the electrical in your home. Below we will take a look at the specific electrical problem and offer reasons why you could be experiencing the issue and how it can be fixed.   How Many Lights Flicker?   The first thing to do is to try and isolate the issue. You will need to take detailed

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Federal Pacific Electrical Panels Are Fire Hazards

22 Jan, 2020 / Comments:Comments Off on Federal Pacific Electrical Panels Are Fire Hazards / By Corey Haywood

Do you have a Federal Pacific Electrical Panel, which is also known as FPE? These electric panels were sold and installed in masses back in the ’50s throughout the ’80s. The Federal Pacific Electrical Panel was one of the most popular circuit breaker panels during those periods. Unfortunately, many of the homes that were built during that time still have the same electrical panel.   The real problem with the electrical panel is the stab-lok circuit breakers, which were poor quality and failed

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Reasons Why Your Home Might Need Rewiring

30 Dec, 2019 / Comments:Comments Off on Reasons Why Your Home Might Need Rewiring / By Corey Haywood

You spent a lot of time and did a lot of research, and you finally found the property you want to call home. It is an older home, built over 50 years ago, but you like that aspect because your research showed that the older homes were better constructed than the new homes that can be built in no time. You have plaster walls instead of drywall, and nothing is prefabricated. You did a home inspection and found that there was no asbestos and no lead paint. Those were the main concerns you had, and the

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Smart Energy Saving Tips for Your Business

30 Dec, 2019 / Comments:Comments Off on Smart Energy Saving Tips for Your Business / By Corey Haywood

If you own a business, you are always looking for ways you can save money. You shop around for the best deal you can get on equipment, furniture, electronics, and maintenance, for example. You try to operate as efficiently as possible. You consolidate where you can and use technology to increase the efficiency of your production line and to help improve the efficiency of your staff. But that isn’t always enough. You still look at your bills and know there must be other options to cut them down

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The Most Common Electrical Problems Around the Home

30 Dec, 2019 / Comments:Comments Off on The Most Common Electrical Problems Around the Home / By Corey Haywood

Everyone needs electricity. That is a given. Unless you are living in a building that was built within the last 10 or 15 years, you may start to have problems with your electricity. You could have lights that flicker, or you could have circuit breakers that trip frequently. The bottom line here is that in this modern world, we use far more electricity than we did when many homes were built. Having Enough Outlets One problem is that you may not have a sufficient number of outlets to handle all of

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