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If the Breaker Fits…It Still May Not Be the Right One!

February 14, 2012 at 10:13 pm | Category: Electrical Panel Upgrades

Breakers…What’s the Difference?   From time to time there may be a need to change a breaker or add one to your Atlanta home’s electrical panel. Most electrical devices, like switches, outlets and such, can be switched out with another brand without any problems. Breakers, however, are brand specific and require the exact replacement type […]

Electrical Receptacle Spectacles

February 9, 2012 at 7:43 pm | Category: Residential Electric

Receptacles are a convenient way to plug all types of appliances and lighting into to supply power. However, these convenient devices have their share of problems over the years. Your Atlanta electrical contractor can easily correct any of these problems and install new receptacles should the need exist.  Here is a look at the many […]

Don’t Blow a Fuse Over a Tripped Breaker!

February 7, 2012 at 8:56 pm | Category: Electrical Panel Upgrades

If you have ever had a problem in your Atlanta home with a tripped breaker or a blown fuse that just left you confused on what to do next, don’t fret. The answer may be as simple as an overloaded circuit or a bad cord. Although you may feel resetting a breaker or replacing a […]

Electrical Inspection Room-by-Room Cheat Sheet

February 2, 2012 at 8:07 pm | Category: Electrical Inspection

General Guidelines Electrical codes are in place to protect you, the Atlanta homeowner. These general guidelines apply to new installations and will give you the basics of what electrical inspectors are looking for. Be sure to check with your local electrical inspector because Atlanta codes may vary from the list provided. In the case of […]

Fight the Power (Save Some $$)

January 31, 2012 at 8:57 pm | Category: Electrical Repairs

Electric Power Meter: A Good Read

January 26, 2012 at 8:49 pm | Category: Electrical Repairs

Can’t Find Just the Right Lamp? Make Your Own!

January 24, 2012 at 9:59 pm | Category: Lighting Repair

Purge the Surge in Atlanta

January 19, 2012 at 8:29 pm | Category: Surge Protection

An electrical surge is the equivalent to all of a sudden having extra blood and it bursting through your body, damaging all of the sensitive veins and capillaries. You wouldn’t want your laptop or 40 inch plasma television to have to go through an ordeal like that would you? Unfortunately, without some kind of protection, […]

Wireless Lighting Control? This is Even Better Than the Clapper!

January 17, 2012 at 10:59 pm | Category: Lighting Repair

Arc Flash is Not a Super Hero

January 12, 2012 at 9:14 pm | Category: Electrical Inspection

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