When to Fix-It-Yourself and When to Call an Electrician

Redesign Electrical Cables For Computer Support

Posted by on May 22nd, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Redesign Electrical Cables For Computer Support

Whether you need to redesign a home office to work as a tech center or rebuild a department for a large delivery of computer workstations, you need to evaluate your electrical capabilities. Accidental unplugging, awkwardly placed outlets and electrical overload can challenge your ability to run a reliable computer center. As you look through the desired area for improvements, consider a few ways that an electrician could help you with the new design. Loose And Poorly Placed Electrical Outlets Older electrical layouts have a few things that...

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Signs That Your Home Has An Outdated Electric Panel

Posted by on May 18th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Signs That Your Home Has An Outdated Electric Panel

Take a few minutes and think about all of the new technology advances that you can find by talking a quick walk through your home. How about that snazzy new appliance or all of the new gadgets and devices requiring electricity to stay charged? Consider the modern HVAC system you have or all of the new lighting. Now think about when your home was built and if any of these items would have been around. If you are like a lot of homeowners, your home is much older than the electrical objects that fill it and this could mean that you have an...

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Tips for Replacing a Circuit Breaker

Posted by on Apr 20th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

American homes are full of devices, appliances, and tools that love to consume electricity.  In most newer homes a breaker panel acts as a control center for the various electrical pathways in the house.  Of course, like all electrical parts it’s possible for an individual breaker to wear out.  Replacing a breaker is relatively simple (essentially a matter of removing the old one and plugging in a new one) and can instantly improve your panel’s function.  Here are some tips for safely replacing a broken...

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3 Signs That Your Home Might Need A New Electric Panel

Posted by on Apr 19th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Your electric panel is used to control the electricity throughout your entire home, so it’s obviously a very important component of your wiring system. If you’re like many homeowners, however, you might not pay much attention to your electric panel or whether or not it is in good condition. What you should know is that an older electric panel that is in need of an upgrade can pose a serious threat to you, your family members and your home. Failing to upgrade your panel as necessary can be very dangerous, so it’s important to...

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3 Signs That Your Circuit Breaker Panel Needs Repair Or Replacement

Posted by on Apr 17th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The circuit breaker panel for your home plays a huge role in ensuring that electricity is safely and properly distributed through the wires in your home. If your circuit breaker panel is having issues or is in poor repair, it is important to contact an electrician to fix the problem. Living with a circuit breaker panel that needs to be replaced can be very dangerous, and it can eventually damage your electrical system, which can result in needing expensive electrical work. Some of the top signs that your circuit breaker panel needs repair or...

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About Me

Messing with electrical appliances and components is serious business. Hello, my name is George Tanner. I’m a retired electrician. I can’t even begin to tell you how many horror stories I heard over the years of working as an electrician. People who thought they could quickly fix something in their homes but never should have even tried. Some got hurt and others were lucky. My goal here is to provide you with some guidelines as to what electrical malfunctions are easily fixable by nearly any adult, and what you should never attempt on your own. One thing you are going to hear me stress more than once is that electrical components are not to be taken lightly. We protect our children from them; we also have to protect ourselves. I hope you find this blog to be helpful!i

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