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Importance of Smoke Detectors

At Expert Electric, we know that smoke alarms can only save lives if they are properly maintained and in good working condition. That is why our team of licensed electricians have put together some information on smoke detectors and how to properly maintain smoke detectors in your home. What are Smoke Detectors? Smoke detectors are…

Adding a New Chandelier to Your Home

At Expert Electric we often get calls from our customers requesting chandelier installation. A chandelier is a great lighting option. Adding a new chandelier can do a lot to change the look and feel of a room. It adds style to your home while lighting effectively. A chandelier is basically a beautiful piece of illuminated…

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…

Energy Efficient Lighting

Sometimes it can seem that the light switch is connected to your wallet. But you don’t need to live with the lights out to keep your money to yourself. Here are some tips to help you make your lighting more efficient this year. Adjustable Lighting The most common response to managing usage is to “turn…

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…

How a Home Electrical System Works

We use electricity everyday of our lives; powering our televisions, lights, and appliances. While these may seem easy enough to turn on with one click of a button, the steps that go into powering these things can be complex. Here is a look at the systems that go into powering your home. The Home Electrical…

Measuring Your Energy Usage

Many of us can forget about our households energy consumption in the mist of busy daily life.  However, for those who look a bit deeper into specific energy costs, families will be able to determine where their homes’ energy is going and can make adjustments to reduce their energy bills. Energy Consumption According to the…

Expert Electric Safety tips for Halloween

Electric safety tips for you and your family to enjoy Halloween

Controlling Your Fall & Winter Energy Bills

Now that winter is around the corner and the temperature is already dropping, the heating bills will start to increase. Here are a few ways you can keep down your expenses this season. Lower the thermostat at night – Wrap yourself up in bed and turn down the thermostat by 10 degrees. If you are…

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