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Benefits of Commercial Lighting Upgrades

When it comes to commercial and industrial operations, the amount of power that can be used by lighting systems during a typical day is often surprising. While paying for lighting is inevitable for every business, the amount that is paid can be significantly reduced through a large-scale lighting system upgrade. As a leading provider of…

LED Bulbs vs CFL Bulbs

From incandescent to CFL and LED, there are many types of lightbulbs you can use to illuminate your home. While each type of bulb performs the same purpose, CFL and LED bulbs outperform incandescent bulbs in nearly every way. As a leading provider of complete residential electrical services, the team at Expert Electric knows that…

Everything You Need to Know About GFCI Outlets

Ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) outlets are an essential element of every modern home as they help to minimize the risk of electrical shock and other electrical hazards. These units can be identified by the presence of a reset button or switch between the two outlets, making it easy to determine if you have them installed…

Energy-Saving Tips for Electric Baseboard Heaters

While electric baseboard heaters are a common heating method for most homes, they are not the most efficient units available. Whether you have an electric baseboard heater in every room or only have a few in key areas of your home, it is important to optimize their usage and settings to keep your energy costs…

How to Reduce Electrical Costs for Your Home

There are many devices in your home that consume power throughout the day and increase your energy bill. While some energy costs are unavoidable, several steps can be taken to increase efficiency and cut costs without reducing comfort or livability. As leading providers of residential electrical services, the team at Expert Electric knows how detrimental…

3 Benefits of Electrical Service Upgrades

If you currently own an older home or commercial property, you have likely experienced electrical issues like flickering lights, hot light switches, and broken outlets. While each of these issues can be individually resolved, they are typically signs of an outdated or damaged electrical panel. If your electrical panel features aluminum wiring, outdated circuits, or…

Why Should You Hire a Licensed Electrician?

When it comes to commercial and residential electrical projects, it is rarely a good idea to choose the cheapest option to complete them. While it may be tempting to save money by hiring a hobbyist or experienced acquaintance, this can ultimately result in additional costs, safety risks, and a variety of other issues. As a…

Do You Need a Standby Generator for Your Business?

Sudden power outages can be devastating for all types of businesses. Whether you sell perishable food items or work in metal fabrication, a lack of power can result in financial loss through unplanned downtime and lost products. As leading providers of commercial electrical solutions such as electric generator services, the team at Expert Electric knows…

Should you Hire an Electrician to Install a Bathroom Fan?

Bathroom exhaust fans are a vital element of every home that are often overlooked when they are functioning properly. Once these fans break down, most homeowners will realize how important they are and will look to replace them as soon as possible. While replacing a bathroom exhaust fan is certainly a project that you can…

When are Electrical Restorations Required?

Electrical restorations are large-scale projects that involve updating and replacing most—or all—elements of a building’s electrical system. While many restoration projects are performed to restore power to a building, this service can also be performed pre-emptively to minimize the risk of prolonged outages, electrical fires, and other hazards. As leading providers of complete residential and…