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Think Spring: Your Electrical Checklist


Apr 15, 2022

It’s time to start spring cleaning projects, and while there’s plenty to do, we suggest another area — your home electrical system. After all, when it comes to electricity, some simple preventative maintenance can save you from electrical shock and fire hazards. Here’s some ideas to help you keep your power system as spring fresh as the rest of your home. Kitchen Make sure all countertop appliances are plugged into a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) outlet. If your home doesn’t have GFCI outlets installed near water sources—such as in the bathr... Read more...

What You Need to Know About Your Electric Panel

Apr 15, 2022

A home’s electrical panel is the kind of thing that most people don’t typically think about, that is until they really have to, and then suddenly it becomes one of the most important things in your home!  At the very least, be certain that your electrical system is a part of your spring "to do" list. Faulty electrical wiring isn’t just extremely expensive to fix but it may even pose a significant fire risk. Location is Key Your electrical panel is probably located in your garage, basement, utility room, laundry room, or possibly even inside a closet. It... Read more...