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Dimmer & Three Way Switches

Home lighting serves two major purposes: functionality and aesthetics. When walking into a dark room, the last thing you want is to have to navigate to the other side to turn on the lights. This can be unsafe and highly impractical. When it comes to aesthetics, the right lighting can change an entire room and…

Too Few Outlets In Your Home?

It seems like everything you buy today requires an electrical outlet. If you find yourself living in an older home or one with out-dated wiring, you could also end up at a loss for power. With electrical outlets spread sparsely around your home, it can be difficult to find enough outlets to plug in a…

Hot Tub & Spa Installation

Having a hot tub or spa at home is a wonderful amenity. But before you have the ability to sit back and relax, there can be a lot of headaches. Proper preparation is required before you position the hot tub and plug it in. Here are a few things to keep in mind when planning…

How Does a Main Electrical Panel Work?

An important component in your main electrical service panel is commonly known as the breaker. If you’re a homeowner, surely you have visited yours a few times over the years. But what exactly is it? And what does it do? Let’s go over the importance of the breaker and what its doing for your home….

Why Do My Lights Flicker?

We often get asked by a lot of our customers this question: Why do my lights flicker? Here are a couple of questions you want to ask or observe first to get to a possible resolution. When do the lights flicker? Is it when a large appliance is on, such as air conditioning or heat…

When to Call a Professional Electrician

Sometimes replacing a light switch or an outlet can be a quick job done in an afternoon. You may think looking up a ‘how to’ video on YouTube is all you need. But remember, electricity is dangerous and if you are not sure about what you are doing, it is better left to a professional….

How Do Grounded Outlets Work?

Surely you have seen electrical outlets your entire life… but do you know how they work? Their purpose is so important, it can actually save your life. If you read our article last week, you will understand how the electricity has already arrived at the outlet. Grounded electrical outlets then take the energy from your…

Christmas Decoration Safety Tips

From the staff and owners of Expert Electric we wish everyone Merry Christmas. We would also like to post a few safety tips for decorations, lights, and trees.

Winter Storm Electrical Safety Tips

Winter is here soon, and when we think of winter we think of snow, ice and strong winds. As we head in to for a cold and snowy season here are some Electrical Safety Tips you might want to read about.

Expert Electric Safety tips for Halloween

Electric safety tips for you and your family to enjoy Halloween

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