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Posts Tagged ‘electrical safety’



What Is Whole House Surge Protection?

Power strips vs. Full surge protection Surge protection is NOT provided by those power strips. They are good to provide power to multiple devices but that’s about it. Only a FEW of them are actually surge protectors. Even then, they only protect what’s plugged into them. Larger appliances or electronics can still suffer damage. For […]




What’s Hiding in YOUR Electrical Panel?

Last week, we gave you a checklist to get your home ready for Spring. This week, we want to remind you to look your electrical system as well. While plumbing problems can be a nuisance, electrical issues can be a fire hazard. We want you to have a safe Spring season. Check your electrical panel […]




How to Make Your Bathroom Safe for All Ages

Your bathroom and kitchen are two dangerous spots in your home. They are both places where water can become a hazard. There’s the risk of electrocution if it gets too close to outlets. There are fall risks if it spills on the floor. Whether you have family members that are two or ninety-two, there are […]




4 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Electrical Panel

Is it time to upgrade your electrical panel? Do you know what dangers to be on the lookout for in your electrical panel? You may call it a fuse panel, circuit box or breaker box. If you still have fuses, you have a very old electrical system. If you have breakers, your system may be […]




Pro Electrician Advice: Holiday Safety Tips

Your local Columbia CT electrician wants your family to stay SAFE during holiday decorating. We always look forward to sharing wonderful tips & graphics from ESFI each year. Please share this information with your friends and family on Facebook to help us get the word out! Let’s work together to keep the holidays safe for […]




Fall Plumbing and Electrical Maintenance Checklist

How many pumpkin spice coffees have you had so far this fall? Have you baked any apple crisp yet? Did your family make the trek to the local orchard? There’s so much FUN to be had during the fall season in Windham CT. But don’t forget to get your home ready for the changing temps. […]




Summer Savings for Plumbing & Electrical Repairs

Luau music – check. Umbrella drink in hand – check. BBQ wafting up your nostrils – check. WAIT….THAT’S NOT BBQ, DEAR!!! The outside outlet is smoking!! Save on electrical repairs Your local Coventry CT electrician would like to announce our new summer savings available to Eastern Connecticut homeowners. You know that electricity and water don’t mix. […]




Pro Electrician Advice: Practice Pool Electrical Safety

Your local Columbia CT electrician wants you to stay safe while you’re having fun this summer. You may remember to slather on the sunscreen and chug plenty of water, but electrical safety isn’t usually on the top of your mind. Electricity & water Electricity and water don’t mix. That’s not news to anyone. However, the […]




Electrician Tip: 4 Signs of an Outdated Electrical System

Inspect your electrical system annually The electrical system in your CT home should be looked over each year. New England weather, electricity demands and pests can all prematurely age your system. They can also create fire hazards and put your family’s safety at risk. Your electrical system has a lifespan of about 20 years. After […]




Checklist for Spring Home Maintenance

Robert H. Schuller said it best: “Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.” Hello Spring! It’s finally here! NOW you can make […]




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