Posts Tagged ‘electrician’

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! […]

Broken Well Water Line

One of our Colchester CT customers called us in distress. He’d been noticing water puddles in his finished basement but couldn’t figure out what was causing it. Once our technician arrived at the residence to perform some troubleshooting, the cause became clear. The water line to the well was broken somewhere. Well water line repair […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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