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June 30, 2017

Landscape Lighting to Enhance Your Home’s Features

Outdoor lighting is a great way to improve visibility around your yard and home, but it can also be used to create a more visually inviting space.  Landscape lighting, which includes several varieties, can add a level of beauty and comfort to your space that you can enjoy during any outdoor activity.

Why You Should Consider Landscape Lighting

Landscape lighting is lighting strategically placed to enhance a home or building’s best assets or landscaping. Adding landscape lighting to a property is one ... Read More
June 8, 2017

Why a Service Panel Upgrade Is Necessary

A home can experience many issues relating to electrical wiring because of an outdated electrical service panel. Flickering lights, unusual sounds coming from a fuse box, breakers constantly tripping, or smoke coming from outlets or burning smells are just some of the reasons why you might need a service panel upgrade.  One particular appliance that tends to get overlooked by a lot of homeowners is their electrical panel. The problem with that, however, is a service panel upgrade is always ... Read More
June 4, 2017

How Electrical Rewiring Will Save You Money on Your Electricity Bills

Struggling with the electric bill? Appliances like your air conditioner, heater, and water heater, can cost anywhere between 40 cents to $1.50 per hour. Trying to cut down on energy consumption helps, but sometimes unplugging an appliance after use, or taking shorter showers, is not enough to keep your bills down. Something to consider is how old the electrical wiring is in your house or rental property. Aging electrical wiring means your home is likely not capable of performing the ... Read More
May 28, 2017

Electrical Myths On Your Home

We hear so much advice nowadays about how to handle your home’s electricity and what’s right and wrong. It all comes down to taking care of your family and your home without seeing any problems. Of course, we like to think that what we are doing on a daily basis is okay and that we’re not harming our home in any way. However, a lot of the time our electricity system can go unnoticed and it becomes hard to keep ... Read More
May 17, 2017

Five Features That Make Up Your Electrical System

When we first become a home owner there are a lot of tasks put on our plate. There are so many things to know about your home once you start moving in, and it tends to feel like a full-time job. Sometimes we overlook certain features of our home because of this, which can cause lasting effects. One of the things that should never be overlooked is your electrical system because without a maintained electrical system, a lot can go ... Read More
May 1, 2017

Aluminum Wiring and What You Need to Know

It’s time for a little history lesson. Back in the 1960s, copper experienced a spike in price. For newly constructed homes, this proved inconvenient and aluminum became an acceptable, cost-efficient alternative, especially for electrical wiring. Due to its comparatively lower cost, aluminum saw a surge in popularity over the next decade as it became the go-to choice for reliable electrical wiring that wouldn’t leave homeowners with an empty wallet. But its glory days wouldn’t last forever. Throughout the 1970s and ... Read More
April 27, 2017

Signs That Tell You It’s Time to Update Your Circuit Breaker

It’s s smart investment to have a circuit breaker replacement. The reason is because so many of your electrical appliances rely on it. Without its protection and management of your electrical system, a lot of things can go wrong that will harm your home. If you care about their safety of your family and how your electricity will be handled, then it is important to take care of your circuit breaker. Circuit breakers are a valuable line of home safety, ... Read More
April 23, 2017

Emergency Handling Advice From Your Local Electrician

Electrical emergencies can be a threat to your health and safety and you should be knowledgeable about what to do when you encounter one. If you’re experiencing a concern with your electrical panel, have a sparking wire, or smell burning odors, it’s time to get a local electrician in there ASAP to find and resolve the source of the issue. If you have the knowledge of how to handle an electrical emergency, you are better equipped to keep your home ... Read More
April 20, 2017

Questions to Ask Before a Landscape Lighting Installation

When you decide it’s time to hire an electrician to conduct a landscape lighting installation, there are always going to be questions that you’ll need to ask. What it comes down to is hiring someone who can complete the installation in high-quality fashion. Well, how do you know if the task will be completed right? That’s why it is always important to ask the right questions to ensure that your landscape lighting installation will be performed with the best quality. ... Read More
March 22, 2017

Our Technicians at Reliable Electrical Services Discuss Fire Pit Installation

Camping is so much fun! You’re outdoors with friends and family, swapping crazy stories, listening to music, and of course, eating way too many s’mores. There seems to be a certain magic in the air that arises the second the camp fire gets going. Nothing in the world seems to matter. That is, until it’s time to go to sleep. We don’t know about you, but our backs aren’t what they used to be, and sleeping on the ground can ... Read More