Grounding Outlets

3 Reasons To Have a Professional Install Grounding Outlets If you own or rent a home with old electrical wiring, chances are that many of the wall outlets will not be grounded. Many years ago, before appliances and electrical devices were made with 3-prong plugs, electrical cords only had two prongs. The third ground wire … Continue reading Grounding Outlets

4 Tips for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

If you own an electric vehicle, you know the importance of having a charging station available when and where you need it. Saving on fuel costs, being environmentally friendly, and all of the other benefits of electric vehicles are great, but they don’t always outweigh the inconvenience of not being able to charge when you … Continue reading 4 Tips for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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Whole House Fans

Summer has arrived, and so has trying to find ways to keep a house cool during the warmer months. A recent article by ABC news says that electricity rates in California are due to go up by up to 80%! People do not always like to spend extra money on electric bills each month just … Continue reading Whole House Fans

3 Common Misconceptions About Solar Panels

Solar power is one of the oldest alternative sources of energy. People are increasingly becoming aware of the immense benefits associated with solar energy. However, there are a lot of false perceptions about solar panels out there. This article will debunk some of the common misconceptions. 1. Solar panels are similar but expensive It is … Continue reading 3 Common Misconceptions About Solar Panels

3 Unexpected Benefits of Whole House Surge Protectors

Many homeowners don’t understand that a whole-home surge protector offers unexpected benefits when severe storms impact an area. Although dozens of the advantages are practical, there are three reasons why the equipment can help teens and grown-ups avoid costly situations following major weather events. Financial Benefits In every home, there are numerous electronic devices that … Continue reading 3 Unexpected Benefits of Whole House Surge Protectors

Motion Detector Lights Protect Your Home

Homeowners are frequently looking for ways to protect their home from invaders, unwanted animals or other unwelcome guests. One of the best and inexpensive ways to add a level of security to your home is with motion sensor lights. These lights are designed to turn on automatically when there is movement within the range of … Continue reading Motion Detector Lights Protect Your Home

Are Solar Panels Worth the Money?

Solar panels have been showing an increase in popularity over the past few years. They are a great way for homeowners and renters to reduce their carbon footprint and even save a little bit of money. These systems can get very expensive and it makes many people wonder if paying the high cost is worth … Continue reading Are Solar Panels Worth the Money?

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Electrical Hazards

Resolve to enjoy a safe New Year! With the arrival of 2017, many residents of the greater San Jose area find themselves contemplating some exciting new technologies requiring electrical work. From solar panel upgrades in solar power systems to EV charger installation projects, households and businesses across this dynamic California community often use electricity to … Continue reading The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Electrical Hazards

Whole House Surge Protector Installation

A couple of decades ago, power surges were really no big deal. Sometimes, you might see your lights flicker or sense a small interruption in your power supply. It would simply pass as you went about your daily business. However, as technology in our homes has essentially exploded in the last 10 to 20 years, … Continue reading Whole House Surge Protector Installation

Whole House Fans

While HVACs and air conditioners are powerful tools, they can be expensive and, in some cases, completely unnecessary. Depending on the region and time of year, in many climates a whole house fan may be all that’s needed to cool the entire home. Whole house fans can create the comfort your home needs without HVAC … Continue reading Whole House Fans