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1706, 2022
  • What To Do When Your GFCI Won’t Reset

What To Do When Your GFCI Won’t Reset

Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) trip when there’s a ground fault, overload, or surge in electricity, cutting power in a fraction of a second. For outlets and appliances near water sources or moisture, a GFCI prevents burns, electrical shocks, and electrocution. The use of GFCI outlets is often required by building codes. An outlet’s reset button can quickly restore

1406, 2022
  • How Many Watts Does it Take to Run a House

How Many Watts Does It Take to Run a House?

When selecting a whole home generator, it’s important to know the total wattage of your house. The unit’s capacity must support your power requirements. You therefore won’t be left in the dark when there’s an outage. Our electrical installation professionals can properly install a generator in your home, but here, we’ll help you determine how many watts to run a

1006, 2022

Everything You Need to Know About a 200 Amp Panel

The condition of your electrical panel can impact the function of appliances and the overall safety of your home. At Express Electrical Services, we recommend updating to a 200 amp panel if you haven’t already done so. Modern refrigerators, air conditioners, and luxuries such as hot tubs demand a lot of power. With an updated panel, a 100-amp service

2305, 2022
  • Do I need a Circuit Breaker Replacement

Do I Need a Circuit Breaker Replacement?

The lifespan of circuit breakers varies, so it’s important to know when circuit breaker replacement is necessary. Numerous standards cover these vital components. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), they should last from 30 to 40 years, but other standards cap it at 30 years. Some modern breakers last only 15 to 20 years due to their

1805, 2022
  • Is a Whole House Surge Protector Necessary

Is a Whole House Surge Protector Necessary?

Downed power lines and lightning present electrical threats from the outside. But did you know most surges originate from inside your home? The truth is small internal power surges occur several times a day, making a whole house surge protector that much more a necessity. Their sources include: Faulty Wiring: If your wiring is of poor quality, improperly installed,

505, 2022
  • What to Do When Your House Failed Electrical Inspection

What to Do When Your House Failed Electrical Inspection

If you’ve had new electrical wiring or fixtures installed, an upgrade, or are planning to buy or sell a home, state and federal law requires an electrical inspection. Professional inspections ensure your home complies with the National Electric Code or local codes. You should receive a detailed report on what was found during an inspection and information on any

205, 2022
  • Electrical Upgrades for Your Home

8 Must-Have Electrical Upgrades for Your Home

Whether you’re building, renovating, or remodeling a home, there are many choices to make. Electrical upgrades are among the most effective projects in terms of improving functionality, safety, and energy efficiency (not to mention property value). They also help maintain electrical code compliance. There are many options—here are eight must-have upgrades to consider: 1. Smart Home Upgrades The market

205, 2022
  • How to Trace a Wire with No Power

How to Trace a Wire with No Power

To find a wiring problem or perform an electrical remodel, you may have to trace a wire. When working with electrical wiring, the power must be off. Here, we will look at how to trace a wire with no power while ensuring your safety. You may not even have to break a single hole in the wall. First, it

1804, 2022

How Much Should a Whole Home Generator Cost?

According to BobVila, the average cost of a whole home generator is about $15,000, and the typical range is from $10,000 to $20,000. This is an investment that can keep the lights on, food frozen, AC going, or medical equipment running if a power outage affects your home. Think of the value of the whole home generator cost in

804, 2022
  • 14 Easy Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill

14 Easy Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill

Knowing how to lower your electric bill allows you to take steps that can save a bit of money. While electrical automation can help you be more energy efficient, there are even simpler steps you can take. Here are some easy ways to start saving right away: 14 Easy Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill 1. Use a Programmable

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