Posts Tagged ‘electrical services’

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 […]

10 Ways to Spot Counterfeit Electrical Products

Counterfeit electrical products or legit? Buying a counterfeit electrical product may save you a few bucks, but is it worth putting the safety of your loved ones and home at risk? The Electrical Safety International Foundation (ESFI) has put together 10 tips to help you spot counterfeit electrical products. What to look for Only a […]

Signs of Bad Electrical Outlet

Bad electrical outlet signs Isn’t it funny how quickly time passes us by? One minute, you’re unpacking boxes and setting up ‘house’ in your new home. The next minute, you’re calling your local electrician because an electrical outlet is sparking. It’s only when making that phone call that you realize 20 years has passed since […]

Surge Protection from Summer Storms

Summer is a wonderful time of year for trips to the beach and picnics at the park. Unfortunately, we always have to keep our eyes to the skies for the unexpected thunderstorms in CT. High humidity levels create some powerful lightning storms that can wreck havoc on your home’s electrical system. Surge protection can help […]

Electrical Service Change in Storrs CT

Since May is Electrical Safety Month, we’d like to take the chance to walk you through one of our electrical service change jobs. Why an electrical service change? An electrical service change can be necessary for a variety of reasons. Age, weather exposure and usage are some of the factors that should be examined.  One […]

Standby Generator: Benefits for your home

A home standby generator is the answer to Mother Nature’s mood swings! Keep the lights on, the movie playing and the coffee brewing. It doesn’t matter what the weather is doing. A Kohler generator restores your power automatically and keeps you connected to what you love to do! When you think of emergency power supply, […]

Electrical Panel: When You Should Upgrade

Electrical panels may need to be upgraded for a variety of reasons. This article will point out what to look for & safety hazards to consider. When should I upgrade my electrical panel? You should consider replacement if any of the following are true: It is 20 years or older. There has been weathering exposure. […]

Pool Lighting: Why Fiber Optic is Best

The “unofficial” start of summer is finally here! It’s time to start thinking about uncovering that pool and planning family picnics. Maybe a pool party for your recent grad? Or how about relaxing in your spa tub to celebrate the start of your “empty nest”? No matter what your summer entertainment plans are, pool & […]

7 Springtime Tips for Your Plumbing, Electrical & Heating Systems

With the promised 7-day stretch of sunshine ahead of us, we can finally say that spring is here! You can put that long, hard winter behind you now. But it sure did a number on many plumbing, electrical and heating systems. We’ve put together 7 tips to help make your “spring cleaning” a little easier. Spring […]

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