Posts in Category ‘Electrical’

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Lightning season It’s thunder & lightning storm season in Eastern CT! The storms usually bring relief from a spell of hot, humid weather. Most of us enjoy watching nature’s light show. Unfortunately, these electrical storms can cause a lot of damage. Every summer, we replace well pumps and other equipment for homeowners because they get […]

May is Electrical Safety Month

DIY electrical safety tips May is electrical safety month. A licensed, qualified electrical professional should perform the repairs in your home. However, if you decide to DIY, here are some safety tips: Always turn off the power at your electrical panel before you begin a repair. Never touch plumbing or gas pipes during your repair. […]

Quick Tip: Check your home for winter damage

Please inspect your home’s electrical and plumbing systems for any signs of water or pest damage. This winter was exceptionally cold and LONG so the critters had plenty of time to nest! Ice dams also caused a lot of hidden headaches. We’ve had several calls from customers trying to use their outside spigots and running […]

Tamper Resistant Receptacles Save Kids

Get ready for baby! You’ve spent months preparing for the arrival of your pride and joy. You have the car seat installed, the crib set up and you’re pretty sure you’ve covered all the advice you’re read in countless parenting books and blogs. You. are. READY. Well, as ready as you’re ever going to be! […]

Popping Light Bulbs in Hebron CT

Popping light bulbs are never a good sign. There IS a chance that you happened to purchase a faulty bulb. However, if you’ve replaced it more than twice and it keeps popping or burning out, it’s an indicator that there’s an underlying electrical issue. If you have popping light bulbs or fixtures throughout your home, […]

Space Heater Safety Tips

Space heaters can be fire hazards Space heater safety needs to be at the top of everyone’s minds. Each winter, we see the horrible headlines of families displaced due to a fire. They can be so easily prevented. Space heaters are often used during the coldest days of the year, to provide that extra burst […]

Electrical Safety for the Holidays

Our friends at the Electrical Safety Foundation International [ESFI] have put together some great electrical safety tips to help you prepare for the holidays.  Prepare with care Planning and preparation is essential to reducing your stress during the holiday season.  While we can’t help you manage your budgets, guests, and travel arrangements, we can help […]

A Heated Bathroom Floor Keeps Toes Toasty

Stay warm this winter A heated bathroom floor. Just stop to think about that for a moment. A long, hot shower feels GLORIOUS during the freezing winter months. The warm water melts away the stresses of the day, and the steamy air brings relief to your irritated sinuses. It’s a relaxing end to a day […]

Sparking Electrical Switch

A sparking electrical switch or outlet is never a good sign. A Manchester CT homeowner called us because she noticed that her light switch wasn’t working and she could see a spark. We recommend that you immediately stop using any electrical source that is not working properly until a repair can be made. For added precaution,  we […]

Need a dishwasher installed?

Dishwasher installation Scenario: Your shiny new dishwasher has finally been delivered. You’ve never had one in your home and you can’t wait to put it to work. Your plumber is scheduled to install it the next day. Unfortunately, he calls you to tell you that he won’t be able to make it. Now, you need […]

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