Commercial Electrician J.M. Mullen
Written by John Mullen

Suggestions for Lighting Your Commercial Property

Business owners are well aware that lighting a commercial property is very different than lighting a residence. There are a variety of considerations that must be taken into account. For instance, the lighting that illuminates your business name and brand may require one type of fluorescence while the offices and manufacturing areas within the structure may have totally different requirements and be varied as well. Yes, lighting a commercial property can be a challenge for even the most savvy business owner.

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

Welcome Spring with a New Electric Panel

The electric panel in your home also goes by the name ‘load center’. You should already know where it is because you have probably had to reset a circuit breaker when the power goes out. Specifically, it is the metal electrical service box frequently located in the garage or utility room. Its purpose is to ‘accept’ the power that enters your home and then distribute the electric current to the various circuits.

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

Services Provided by Commercial Electricians

Residential electricians primarily confine their services to homes and that means there is a limited amount of work they focus on. However, commercial electricians have an extensive range of jobs they can complete in a commercial setting. Let us outline several of the more common commercial tasks in this blog.

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

Questions to Ask a Potential Electric Services Professional

There are few things that are more sophisticated and fraught with potential danger than the installation or repair of electrical systems. While DIYers can paint, build, plumb and landscape, it really does take a certified professional to address electrical issues in the home or place of business. You simply should not chance making a mistake that you would regret. Here are some tips for hiring the best electrical professional for your job:

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

Preparing for a Weather-Related Power Outage

March heralds the coming of spring in all its bountiful glory. Flowers and trees are blooming, the earth is beginning to turn green again and there are more sunny days. However, Mother Nature tends to play tricks on people and spring is also a busy time for weather-related power outages. This article will provide some advice on how to prepare for and ride out a storm that can leave you ‘powerless’.

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Annapolis MD, J.M. Mullen Electric
Written by John Mullen

Is Your Home Getting Smarter?

The rage in 2020 and in the decade that looms ahead is ‘smart technology’ for your home or simply – a “smart home”. It is where your home comes equipped with devices to control your heating, lighting and electronics with your computer or phone! All of the household and maintenance chores are being taken over by technology that can perform the tasks faster, more efficiently and usually for less money. The trend is happening so quickly, it is difficult to stay abreast of what’s out there. Let’s consider a few of the devices that will help make a smart home this year.

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

Ensure Your Homeowner’s Insurance Includes Electrical Issues

Your home is often your biggest investment. People will pay for insurance to cover their automobiles, boats, and a variety of other items. But, buying an insurance policy for the home is a very challenging prospect. There are so many issues to consider. Homeowners often don’t realize there are subtle nuances that become important when working with an insurance agent. So many problems can arise that are unexpected. Weather-related issues tend to be a common destructive force that should be covered in an insurance policy. Fire and catastrophic events are also generally included in an insurance policy.

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

Electrical Certifications

While there are many types of jobs that don’t require certifications, electrical servicing is not one of them. It is never advisable to attempt to repair or install electrical systems of any kind without proper training and the accompanying certification. It is important to know that when you have electrical work done on your residence or commercial property you should keep all of your paperwork organized and in one area for easy retrieval. The reports should include such information as when and what tasks were performed and the outcome. Let us consider several different certifications that can be acquired for electrical work.

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

About Commercial vs. Industrial Electric Services

Electrical service companies may offer support for homes and businesses up to and including some very sophisticated and large building sites. The difference between the work expected of the commercial electrician versus the industrial electrician is the worksite. The industrial electrician will have the skill set to maintain and install electrical components for manufacturing and production sites. The commercial electrician will likely specialize in office facilities and retail locations.

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

Replacing Your Electrical Appliances

Today’s electric appliances are more energy efficient than ever before. They are also designed to last longer. It is often a good investment to replace aging appliances because your energy cost savings can be significant over time. There are a variety of questions to ask before making that purchase. Consider the questions listed below.

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