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Expert Electric Blog - Residential Electricity

Benefits of Electric Water Heaters

If you prefer warm showers or use hot water to wash your laundry, you likely understand the importance of water heaters. These units are heavily used every day in the average home, making them a vital part of your daily life. If your current hot water tank is nearing the end of its life and…

Do Ceiling Fans Save you Money?

When it comes to the intense heat of summer and the freezing cold of winter, it can be difficult to maintain the comfort of your home without drastically increasing energy costs. While central air conditioning and heating systems can produce great results, they are often quite expensive and can cost several dollars per day to…

How to Deal with Frequent Power Surges

When it comes to residential electrical hazards and problems, power surges are among the most common and most damaging. A power surge is an event that occurs when the flow of electricity in a building is interrupted and then started again. They can also occur when a device sends electricity flowing back into the system….

5 Common Home Electrical Problems

Regardless of size, layout, and age, every home is susceptible to a variety of electrical issues. From flickering lights to hot outlets, a few small issues can quickly become a substantial hazard if left unchecked. As leading providers of residential electrical services for all types of homes, Expert Electric understands how difficult it can be…

Why is Knob and Tube Wiring Bad?

Knob and tube wiring was a common type of electrical system for homes built between the 1880s and 1940s. Though it was once viewed as an effective method, it has since become outdated and obsolete to the point that most homeowners have never heard of it. Even though knob and tube wiring has not been…

Hot Tubs and Spas – Installation and Wiring Tips

Hot tubs and spas are incredible features that can create a relaxing space in any home. When adding either of these features to a home, there are several crucial installation and wiring considerations to keep in mind. As leading providers of quality residential electrical services, the team at Expert Electric has compiled some information on…

Why Do My Lights Flicker?

Flickering lights are a common occurrence, especially in older homes; however, the fact that this is a common occurrence should not prevent you from seeking the aid of a licensed electrician. Lights can flicker for a variety of reasons, and an electrician can help you get to the bottom of the problem and keep your…

Should Fuse Boxes Be Replaced?

Many older homes have outdated electrical systems that are no longer installed in new homes due to updated electrical codes and standards. While some of these are extremely dangerous and should be replaced as soon as possible, others are simply outdated and can continue to be used. At Expert Electric, one of the questions we…

Why is My Electrical Bill So High?

There are many reasons that you may be seeing a steep increase in your electricity bill’s price. If you feel like your electrical bill is too high, it is important to know some of the reasons and whether or not your problems could be preventable. At Expert Electric, our team of licensed electricians can help…

How to Get Spa Lighting in Your Bathroom

There is a growing trend with home designers to make bathrooms look and feel more like spas. Having a spa-like ambience in your bathroom can help give you a place to relax and enjoy life. A bathroom can be much more than a strictly utilitarian space with the right lighting and other design features. If…

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