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September 27, 2018

Tips for Keeping Smoke and CO Detectors Working Properly

Unlike other major appliances, smoke and CO detectors have a shorter shelf life, smoke detectors generally lasting 10 years and CO lasting five. Like any other appliance, however, they can be a little unpredictable and break down early. A well functioning detector needs more than just a new pair of batteries, but routine cleaning and care. To stay safe inside the comfort of your home, here are five easy maintenance tips for your smoke and CO detectors.

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September 5, 2018

Benefits of a Dimmer Switch Installation

You might not think it, but the quality of lighting can increase your home value and comfort tremendously. Installing a dimmer adds a variety of different lighting settings to your home to save money and add ambiance. Like any electrical appliance, however, your lighting is complicated and it can be difficult to get just the right amount of lighting. Dimmers give you that trial and error without having to have a licensed electrician replace and install multiple light fixtures. If ... Read More
July 17, 2018

Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater Installation

Did you know that switching to natural gas can save you money on your utility bill? Did you know that using it to power a tankless water heater can save you even more? If your current water heater has a tank, it's possible that it's outdated or working inefficiently. Here at Reliable, we want you to have hot water when you need it. We also want your home to be running as efficiently as possible! If you are considering upgrading ... Read More
June 15, 2018

Stay Cool This Summer With a Ceiling Fan Installation

Are you looking for an energy efficient way to stay cool all summer long, while adding style to your home? If so, then a ceiling installation may be the right choice for you. Here are some benefits of implementing them throughout your home or business:

Benefits of Ceiling Fans

There are many benefits of ceiling fan installation in your home. Because so many different types and models are available, you will be able to find one that meets your specific needs. For ... Read More
May 18, 2018

Is Your Home Up To Electrical Code?

Your electrical system is one of the most used in your home. Every time you turn on a light, plug your phone in to charge, or switch on your favorite show, electricity is being used. Because it's so vital for daily life, you need to make sure that yours is working properly. If your home electrical system is old or out of date, your home and loved ones can be at risk. An electrical home inspection will give you the ... Read More
April 30, 2018

Spring Electrical Safety Tips

As the temperatures continue to rise, it's likely that you'll be spending more time outdoors. Whether you're gardening, doing yard work, or lounging out by the pool, you need to be careful when using electricity. Electrical tools and appliances should always be used carefully, regardless of the season. However, outdoor use can be dangerous if the proper safety precautions aren't taken. Here are a few electrical tips to keep you safe this spring:
  • Keep cords, wires, and other electrical equipment ... Read More
April 2, 2018

Have Peace of Mind with 24 Hour Wireless Remote Monitoring

Storms are quite common here in Southern Florida. Heavy rains and winds are quite common during certain parts of the year, so it's important for us to be prepared. When major storms do it, strong gusts can easily cause power outages. Not only is an outage incredibly inconvenient for you and your family, but it can be a safety hazard and damage parts of your home as well. It's likely that you already have a backup generator in place to help ... Read More
March 19, 2018

Home Safety Features to Consider This Spring

As a homeowner, the safety of your home and loved ones should be your top priority. Electrical systems, as well as fires and CO2, can be a real threat to you and your loved ones. Fortunately, there are several home safety features that can help prevent these dangerous and unfortunate situations from popping up. For peace of mind knowing that your family, home, and belongings are safe, call Reliable Electrical Services today.

Whole Home Surge Protection

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February 28, 2018

How to Keep Your Switches and Outlets From Malfunctioning

As a homeowner, you should always be aware of the condition of your electrical system. It needs to provide power to your home sufficiently, and safely. There are really only two points where you and your family access your home’s wiring: at switches and outlets. That means that when a switch or outlet is broken, it can cause severe burns or electrical shocks. Read on to learn what you can do to keep your switches and outlets from malfunctioning.

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February 14, 2018

Signs that Your Home Needs Rewiring

Wiring is a vital part of any home. Ensuring that those wires are in good shape are just as important. According to Fire Administration sources, there is an estimated amount of home fires due to electrical problems is approximately 26,000. Thirty-nine percent of home electrical fires involve outlets and receptacles, interior house and electrical wiring. Because of this, there are ways to notice if your wiring at home is suffering from lack of attention and renovation.

Warning Signs

There are numerous indicators ... Read More