Pool & Hot Tub Electrical Safety

As you know, water and electricity don’t mix. That’s why electrical safety is so important when dealing with swimming pools & hot tubs. Pools and spas come in every shape and size, and most require some electrical equipment to maintain water quality, power lights, run pumps, etc. These electrical installations must be done according to the electrical …

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Electrical Panel Potential Problems

Electrical wires are designed to carry certain amounts of electricity.  The larger the wire, the more current it can carry.  If a wire gets too much current flowing through it, it can overheat and cause a fire.  Breakers and fuses limit the amount of current an electrical wire must handle.  When the amount of current …

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Is A Light Switch in Your Home Warm?

You may notice that, after leaving your light switch on for a few minutes, the switch feels warm or even hot to the touch when you go to turn it off. This could be a potential fire hazard. No matter what kind of switch you’re using, heat coming off the switch is a sign that …

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ELECTRICAL PANEL TUNE-UP

You should schedule a panel tune-up if you have had water leaks in the vicinity of your panel. Or if you think there may be improper wiring or your panel is being under powered or crowded. Tripping and blowing fuses, or a poorly manufactured panel are other reasons to call us. These are all potentially …

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5 Home Electrical Safety Tips from Genesis Electric.

Your home is a place of comfort and safety, but your personal safety can be improved by avoiding some very basic yet common electrical mistakes. Avoid using extension cords To compensate for too few power outlets, many home owners use extension cords.  The better alternative is to use UL listed plug strips with 2 to …

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