Electrician,J.M. Mullen Electric
Written by John Mullen

Electrical Upgrades for the Home

Homes are like humans – we all need an upgrade every now and then! While you may get a haircut or manicure – enhancements to your house may be more than cosmetic and will add value, comfort, and safety to the structure.

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Electrical contractor in Annapolis MD, J.M. Mullen Electric
Written by John Mullen

Troubleshooting Flickering LED Lights

The world has embraced the LED light in place of the incandescent bulb. LED lights are infinitely more efficient. They last for thousands of hours, tend to use much less electricity, can be dimmed or turned up, and are generally a softer intensity. Even with all its advantages, however, the LED light can require occasional intervention. In other words, LED lights may start to flicker after a while. You may not even notice it at first, but flickering LED lights require your attention. In fact, you may find that they even fade out or fail to turn on. In these cases you may want to rely on the following advice to get to the root of the problem.

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Electrician in Annapolis, J.M. Mullen Electric
Written by John Mullen

Do You Need a New Ceiling Fan?

Ceiling fans have long been a finishing touch to many home decors. But, they can also be an important part of ventilating and cooling a home as well. One recent market study found there are an average of 15 million ceiling fans purchased by home and business owners annually. However, there are many home and business owners who purchase a property where installed ceiling fans are a part of the sale. Although they may not have decided to purchase ceiling fans on their own – they still own them nonetheless.

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Electrician, J.M. Mullen Electric
Written by John Mullen

Proactive Tips for Electrical Fire Prevention

Homeowners must always be cautious and aware of the possibility of an electrical fire. Fall and winter are the most common times of year for electrical fires to occur for several reasons. First, people are indoors for longer periods of time and using more electricity to light and heat the home. Too, they are generally too trusting of electrical appliances and don’t understand they pose a danger if not handled properly. What follows are some tips for preventing electric fires in the home.

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Electrician, J.M. Mullen Electric
Written by John Mullen

Specialty Outlets

It is the responsibility of professional electricians to be knowledgeable about a variety of subjects including ‘specialty outlets’ – better known as electrical receptacles. Many people are unaware that different appliances require varying specialty outlets. It is important for homeowners to have a basic knowledge of standard and specialty outlets. In most homes a standard duplex receptacle is most common. It is the typical two plug outlet that provides 15 amps of power.

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Electrician in Annapolis, J.M. Mullen Electric
Written by John Mullen

Reminders on Electrical Fire Prevention in the Home

With the onset of fall and winter, there is often an increase in electrical fires in the home. People tend to stay indoors more than any other time of the year. Since there is less natural light available, there is an increase in electrical consumption for lighting. However, today’s homes are filled with electronic devices that entertain and make the home more efficient. However, this increased demand can also lead to an electric fire. So, before you shut yourself and your family in for the next few months – take an assessment of the electrical issues that could result in a home fire.

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Electrical contractor in Annapolis MD, J.M. Mullen Electric
Written by John Mullen

About Outdoor Security Lighting

No matter where you live outdoor lighting is essential to your security. It provides illumination so family and visitors can easily find their way from door to driveway or backyard. Outdoor lighting is also a deterrent to unwelcome guests. Equally as important is the fact that outdoor lighting will often add to the overall ambiance of a property – raising its value for resale. These reasons are applicable to commercial property as well.

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Benefits of LED lighting

LED lighting is becoming more popular

Traditional lighting is a thing of the past; thanks to LED innovations it is possible to improve the energy efficiency of your home. In this article, we’ll list the main benefits of LED lighting and why you should use it in your home.

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Electrician in Annapolis, J.M. Mullen Electric
Written by John Mullen

Humidity Is A Necessity

Humidity by definition is the amount of water vapor in the air. Humidity can vary depending on climate, location, and season with an ideal humidity between 30-50%. Too much or too little humidity can cause issues not only to your home but to your health. At low humidity, your skin can become dry and your nasal cavities and eyes can become irritated and itchy. A high humidity can cause your home to become stuffy with condensation building on the walls. This is the perfect environment to invite thriving bacteria, dust mites and molds which can cause flare ups in allergies and asthma.

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Electrician in Annapolis, J.M. Mullen Electric
Written by John Mullen

Tips for saving energy during the summer

Saving energy will always be a critical issue, especially during summer when the temperature requires the use of air conditioners. However, there are many things you can do to reduce the energy consumption in your home. We’ve put together some tips from our experts so you don’t waste energy during the summer.

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