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Why Get an Electrician to Set Up Your Christmas Lights

Whether your holiday season starts the day after Halloween or the week before Christmas, hanging lights is a great way to embrace the holiday spirit. If you’ve seen National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, you know that getting lights up on your home’s exterior can be a risky chore, so it is often best to get help…

The Best Brands for Home CCTV

Setting up security cameras for your home can be more complicated than many people initially realize. There are many criteria to consider, including whether your CCTV system will be wired or wireless, where to position the cameras, whether to use a system with an app or not, and how much memory space your DVR will…

How to Choose the Right Standby Generator

If you experience frequent power outages in your home, you have likely considered purchasing a standby generator to alleviate the stress caused by these outages. While every standby generator is designed to perform a similar purpose, it can be difficult to determine which option is best for your needs and budget. As a leading provider…

How to Choose the Right LED Bulbs for Your Home

If you are looking to make a switch from incandescent or CFL bulbs to modern LED bulbs in your home, it can be difficult to determine which options are best for your preferences and current fixtures. While LED bulbs offer many benefits including reduced energy costs, increased light coverage, reduced heat production, and longer life,…

Benefits of Electrical Safety Inspections

While electrical safety inspections may not be something that the average homeowner thinks of often, they are crucial for every home regardless of its age and size. As a leading provider of complete residential electrical services, the team at Expert Electric knows how important electrical safety inspections are for every living space. That is why…

What is Included in an Electrical Service Upgrade?

As technology continues to become more sophisticated, devices will require additional power to run them. While most older buildings and homes were constructed with power allowances between 50 and 100 amps, this is no longer a suitable capacity for modern appliances and electronics. To ensure that your home or business can accommodate the energy demands…

Power-Saving Tips for Home Offices

As people continue to work from home, it has never been more important to consider energy efficiency for the home office. While energy costs may have once been lower for most homes during a typical workday, energy consumption for most properties has increased due to the number of people working from home full time. As…

Can Dimmer Switches Save You Money?

When it comes to energy usage, homeowners are always looking for ways to reduce their energy costs without compromising comfort or safety. While many devices consume power in your home, your light systems will account for a large portion of your energy expenses each year. Though many homeowners have started to save money by making…

3 Reasons Why You Need a Backup Generator for Your Home

Power outages can cause a variety of issues within your home while disrupting your daily routine, especially if the outage lasts for several hours or days. While a detailed safety plan can help to mitigate the effects of a power outage, this may not be enough if you work from home or live in an…

Should You Install a Subpanel in Your Home?

Your main electrical panel is a vital part of your home as it carries the electrical load for every light fixture, appliance, and device plugged into your outlets. While most homes can function properly with one electrical panel, some homes may require a subpanel to ensure optimal safety and functionality. As a leading provider of…