electrician,Electrical Heavy-up
Written by Stu Kushner

Wiring For A Winter Wonderland

The sun may be shining and the temperatures are high, but now is the time to start thinking about winter weather. Cold temperatures bring electrical challenges and it’s better to plan now than get left out in the cold. Read on and see how prepared you are for the coming season.

Quiet as a Mouse

When the weather gets cold, both man and beast look for a warm place. Rodents and other small varmints are attracted to the warmth of your electrical wires. Chewing and nibbling on wires can mean a short lifespan for the furry guests, but it can also put your home in danger. Have a professional come out and check for signs that outdoor creatures are moving into your home. 

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Electrician, Annapolis MD, Electrical Repair
Written by Stu Kushner

When Do-It-Yourself Becomes DON’T Do-It-Yourself

According to the American Housing Survey, homeowners spent a whopping $383 billion on home improvements in 2017. While many projects can be done by homeowners with a little information and access to the right YouTube video, there are jobs that should be left to the experts and that includes most electrical projects. 

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Energy Saver Electrical Service
Written by Color Fire

Keep Electricity Costs Down

Every day money gets sucked out of your pockets when you overlook small details. It’s surprising how minor adjustments can make a major difference. Start by choosing three of the options listed below, and start saving money today.

1. Old Appliances: As appliances age, they’re less efficient and use more energy to run. Purchasing new appliances can decrease your bill and government tax credits can offset the cost of replacing them as well. 

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Electrical contractor in Annapolis MD
Written by Color Fire

Signs That Indicate Your House Needs Rewiring

Figures from the U.S. Fire Administration show that American fire departments respond to about 26,000 residential electrical fires every year, which are responsible for nearly 300 preventable deaths and more than 1,100 injuries. These incidents also cost more than $1 billion in property damage.

Checking your home’s electrical wiring is one of the best ways to prevent these tragedies from happening but how do you know that your house needs rewiring? Here are some of the signs to watch out for: 

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electrician, Electrical contractor in Annapolis MD
Written by Color Fire

Protect Your Electrical Wiring From Rodents And Other Pests

Rodents chew virtually everything; they do not just gnaw on edible items. They also chew wires and insulation, which could result in electrical malfunctions and hazards in your home. Damaged electrical connections and insulation may result in a deadly electrical fire so it is crucial that you protect your electrical wiring from pests and address the damage as soon as possible. 

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Electrician, home,commercial
Written by Color Fire

5 Ways To Green Your Home Office

Freelancers who work at home are providing the Earth a great service. They reduce the use of fuels and limit the amount of pollution produced by cars used for transportation. Nonetheless, there are numerous things freelancers can do to protect the planet. If you are working from home, here are ways to make your office more environmentally friendly:

Use Natural Flooring

Carpet requires a lot of energy and effort to keep clean so instead of having a carpet in your home office, go for natural tile, wood, or plain paint on the flooring. If you are using rugs, go for ones that are made of natural materials such as hemp or bamboo. 

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