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How to Properly Install a Ceiling Fan

There are some household electrical appliances that have become a staple in almost every house over time. One of these is the ceiling fan. A ceiling fan is one of the more practical and useful items one can have in their house as it serves multiple purposes. Along with providing a nice, decorative look for […]

How to Properly Wire Your Home

When it comes to wiring or re-wiring your home there are many different factors that you should be aware of. First and foremost we suggest that unless you are a licensed electrician, you should not try to take on this task. Many people are under the impression that just because they know how to handle […]

The Dangers of Electrical DIY Work

There are many dangers involved with DIY electrical work for anyone that is not both knowledgeable and licensed as an electrician. So many people think that just because they tend to be a little ‘handy’ that it is no problem for them to try to do their electrical work as well. This is a huge […]

Bringing in an Electrician

Bringing in an Electrician ‘Don’t cut corners on electrical work. Hire a qualified electrician familiar with the type of work you want done.’ – Danny Lipford   For the most part the average person who does work directly with electrical work is not aware that being a qualified electrician takes a lot more skill than […]

Residential Electric Demand Charges

The residential electrical consumer was never more empowered than they are today. In this day and age there is simply no excuse for not doing all that you can do to save on your electrical bill and your homes electric usage. There is a wealth of knowledge out there on the internet to learn from, […]

The Importance of planning for safe electrical work

It is pretty safe to say that our world pretty much runs on electricity, in fact just about every factor of our lives relies on electricity working well, and if for some reason it is not working it doesn’t take much to notice. In fact according to where it states the Greatest Achievement of […]

Get Involved From The Inside

One phrase that always stands out in my head whenever people are talking about industry problems, faulty standards and areas of codes and other regulations that are less than optimal is ‘get involved’. People are always quick to point out the flaws in NEC regulations or other code books but those very same people are […]

Electrical installation safety measures

Many people like to try and do it yourself with many household installations including electrical installations. This article will walk you through important safety codes you need to follow when doing this however first of all it is important to note that electricity is very dangerous if it is poorly handled by people who do […]

What is an Electrician?

What is an Electrician? If your house needs the installation of a new electrical system, embarking on this project as a DIY task could be risky. This is why you need the services of a licensed, insured, professional and qualified electrician. If the electrical system within a building has developed problems thus in need of […]

Problems with Zinsco Electrical Panels

We have had customers calling us for years here in Northern California with problems they are experiencing with their Zinsco electric panel. These panels have been causing problems for a long time now and a lot of people consider them a hazard. It has definitely become a confusing subject because problems with the Zinsco panels […]