An outlet that’s hot to the touch could mean that several things, but it does always mean that something is wrong.
While we in Raleigh tend to be sheltered from the flooding that can come from major storms, we can often suffer from long-lasting power outages.
There’s nothing worse than going to boot up your computer or turn on an appliance after a big thunderstorm to find out that your electronics were fried due to an electrical surge during the storm.
A home energy audit or a home energy assessment is when you or a professional inspect your home to find out how much energy is being consumed and to evaluate what can be done to your home to make it more energy efficient.
Often the main objective behind DIY repairs is to save money, but when it comes to electrical work, attempting to save money by doing it yourself can have big consequences.
As the rain fell and the wind howled this past weekend during Hurricane Matthew, as you watched the lights flicker and worried about the groceries in your fridge, or as you showered with cold water that you purchased from the supermarket, you probably had one thought on your mind: I should have gotten a generator.
As you may have seen the commercials, Ring doorbells allow you to “see who’s there, from anywhere.” These video doorbells allow you to not only see who is at your door but also communicate with them, whether you are on the back porch or on the other side of town. Watch this video by Ring to […]
Power surges are known as the most destructive of the four types of electrical power disturbances. An electrical surge can cause damage to a wide range of your electrical equipment in your home or business to include, but not limited, to the following: TVs, computers, fax machine, copier, tablet, cell phone, and many other electronics […]
In the hot summer sun, many families look to spend time in the water to stay cool. However many people have a hard time recognizing the electrical hazards that accompany the outdoor fun. While participating in summer activities such as swimming and boating, being aware of how electrical hazards can be prevented and avoided can […]
When it comes to how to survive a power outage, there are few things to keep in mind beyond candle safety and digging out board games. By taking a few measures beforehand, you’ll be more comfortable –and less panicked—when the power goes out.