OUTDOOR SECURITY LIGHTING

Home security lighting will enhance your sense of safety when spending outdoors. Your well-lit home will provide security by discouraging trespassers and is less likely to be broken into. Residents that use outdoor lighting as part of their security plan significantly decrease their chances of being burglarized. Here are some general guidelines we suggest you …

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Kitchen Remodel?

One of the most common complaints from homeowners about their old kitchens is the lack of electrical outlets. Having an outlet installed every 4 feet would be best. Remember, however, that each circuit can handle a maximum of eight receptacles. Adding three or four outlets to the overall electrical layout could require running an additional …

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Problems with an Electrical Junction Box

Failing to install a junction box is perhaps the biggest mistake homeowners make. A junction box can be also called an electrical box or connection box. These inexpensive devices protect electrical connections while containing sparks or heat should a short circuit occur. Installing a plastic or steel junction box adds a step when you are …

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Safeguard Your Home with Surge Protection

How important is your home’s appliances & electronic equipment? The money you can save with surge protection may be more than you think. What Causes Power Surges? You may have thought of a thunderstorm first and you would not be wrong. Storms are responsible for lots of horror stories about home fires and property loss. …

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Springtime Electrical Projects

Welcome Spring! It’s finally here in Indiana! This is a great time to get all kinds of project done around your home. Here are some electrical projects that you may want us to accomplish. Upgrade Your Outdoor Lighting Strategically placed lighting can make a world of difference and turn your backyard into an oasis! Light …

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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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