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1106, 2021
  • Ways to Light Garden

Unique Ideas to Light Up Your Garden

Outdoor lighting is a great way to create a mood. It doesn’t typically require extensive renovation work, yet can make a big difference in how your garden looks. You’ll get the most out of landscape lighting if you first determine its purpose and make a plan. Try sketching out your yard, including buildings, tables, benches, trees, and shrubs as

106, 2021
  • Replace a Broken Thermostat

How to Replace a Broken Thermostat

Whether it’s broken or simply an eye sore, Express Electrical is providing you a simple guide on how to replace a broken thermostat. The thermostat is a small, yet vital component of your HVAC system. It enables your AC to respond to changes in temperature based on ambient conditions and your settings. If it malfunctions or fails, your heating

2805, 2021
  • Should I Install Under Cabinet Lights

Should I Install Under Cabinet Lights?

Installing under cabinet lighting is an option that many homeowners consider when remodeling or updating their kitchen. It is specialized lighting that installs underneath cabinets and can add functionality and efficiency. If you’re weighing whether to add under cabinet lights, here is a closer look at this versatile option. Benefits of Under Cabinet Lights Easier to See: With overhead lights,

2005, 2021
  • dangers of aluminum wiring

Dangers of Aluminum Wiring

If you’re purchasing an older home or live in a structure built before 1972, there’s a good chance it still has aluminum wiring. The use of aluminum wire became commonplace when there was a shortage of copper in the 1960s, so home builders sought a suitable alternative. Structures built between 1965 and 1975 are most likely to have aluminum

1305, 2021
  • things your electrician wishes you knew

9 Things Your Electrician Wishes You Knew

A licensed electrician is highly trained in their field. But you are the one using electrical appliances, devices, and outlets at home every day. Proper use and care can improve safety and efficiency. Here are some things an electrician in Los Angeles would wish that you knew: Get an Electrical Inspection Before You Buy Any Home Hire an electrician

605, 2021
  • is a home security system worth the cost

Is a Home Security System Worth the Cost?

Home security is a major concern in the U.S. Every year, about 2 million home burglaries are reported and 95% of them involve a break-in by force, which could be deterred with an alarm system.1 Losses from a single burglary can run into the thousands of dollars. Even a security system with a monitoring service will cost far less,

3004, 2021

Electrical Remodeling Tips

Electrical remodeling can update an older home and enable an electrical system to handle a higher load. But for the process to be successful, you need a fair amount of planning and professional assistance. Here are some remodeling tips to ensure your electrical system meets the needs of your home. Create an Electrical Wiring Diagram Before the Remodel Begins

2304, 2021
  • home level 2 ev charger

2021 Cost to Install a Level 2 EV Charger at Home

Installing a Level 2 EV charger in your home can enable you to achieve 25 to 30 miles of driving per hour of charging. Most electric vehicles can be fully charged in about four hours, while a Level 1 charger can take several times that. Having a Level 2 charger can therefore be very convenient. But they are an

1404, 2021
  • outdoor electrical outlet

How to Test and Reset GFCI Outlets

It is important that your home is equipped with proper electrical outlets that ensure your safety. Power surges from outlets are no joke. They can lead to electric shock or produce dangerous electrical fires. Installing proper GFCI outlets in your home will ensure that you and your family are protected from the risk of electrical harm. As a homeowner

904, 2021
  • electrical rewiring

Different Home Wiring Types Explained

Home electrical system wiring generally consists of a conducting material, usually a strand of copper or aluminum, and a non-conductive insulating plastic. “Hot” wires are colored red or black to identify which ones not to touch, while white plastic wires are neutral wires. Ground wires are made of copper and often covered in green plastic; since they’re not part