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

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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2 Renovations That A Home Electrician Can Do For You

Posted by on Apr 16th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Choosing to renovate your home is a fantastic decision that can benefit you in many different ways. However, certain renovations are best left to a professional, such as an electrician. Hiring an electrician to complete a home theater or security system is a great way to ensure that you have nice and effective system in place. Home Theater Home theaters are great home renovations because they can boost your home’s value, provide a great entertaining space when you have guests over, and provide a relaxing place for you to play video...

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Why You Want A Professional Electrical Contractor When You Remodel Your House

Posted by on Apr 14th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are getting ready to finally start the home remodeling project that you have been waiting for, you might want to consider bringing in a professional electrical contractor. Simply take a moment to review the following reasons as to why this might be the best decision so that you are thoroughly prepared. Deals With The Permits And Inspections For You It is generally required that all electrical work done to a home is monitored through the use of permits and inspections. This can seem to be a lot to deal with, especially if you have never...

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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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