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2505, 2020

NESM: Extension Cord Safety

May is National Electrical Safety Month. All month long we have been plugging away at blogs that are focused on electrical safety awareness. It is important to stay on top of the electrical health of your home. Understanding how to keep your property and family safe by eliminating electrical hazards is a great step towards remaining injury-free for the [...]

1905, 2020

NESM: Working from Home Electrical Safety Tips

During the coronavirus pandemic, more people are working from home to protect themselves against COVID-19. So, in response to stay-at-home orders, they’re in their kitchens, living rooms, or home offices more, where electrical hazards can occur. Electrical safety should never be ignored. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), there are over 35,000 home fires every year, [...]

1405, 2020

NESM: Home Safety Devices — Renovate Your Home to Code

May kicks off National Electrical Safety Month (NESM). As part of the occasion, we are taking a deep dive approach to supply you with the latest and most up-to-date information about electrical safety awareness and how to renovate your home to the current national electrical code requirements.  Every three years The National Electrical Code (NEC) is updated to [...]

705, 2020

National Electrical Safety Month 2020: Smart Home

According to The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), home electrical hazards like faulty wiring and the misuse of extension cords, result in $1.47 billion in property damage each year. Annually, home electrical fires account for over 500 deaths and nearly 1,500 injuries. With May being the National Electrical Safety Month (NESM), now is an excellent time to bring your [...]

2104, 2020

Best Smart Home Energy Monitors

With the recent uptick in people working from home and children being out of school, it may be nearly impossible to juggle everything while paying added attention to energy-efficiency and energy usage. Thankfully there are stress-free solutions to monitoring your home’s energy consumption so that you can stay on task and save money at the same time.  According [...]

1304, 2020

High-Tech Smart Home Security Upgrades

Smart home technology gives homeowners the ability to enhance and fortify their properties. Equipping your home with devices like motion cameras, smart locks, and modern alarm systems, all of which are capable of being controlled remotely from your smartphone or tablet, is an effective way to secure your home and restore peace of mind.  Our current reality is [...]

804, 2020

Count on Our Emergency Electrical Services During Coronavirus

During the coronavirus pandemic, many people aren’t thinking of electrical safety. But while we work to stay safe from COVID-19, electrical hazards still exist. You can still count on our Los Angeles electrician as Express Electrical Services is an essential business. A professional electrician is just a phone call away, but there’s one thing you should never forget: [...]

3103, 2020

Coronavirus: How to Prepare Your Electrical System for Working Remotely

The recent wave of the novel coronavirus has forced most companies and Americans to shift into work-from-home mode. Working remotely is nothing new, but typically it isn’t entire businesses having to modify their work-flow.  Working from home has its perks, like wearing pajamas during the day or having the freedom to remain horizontal while you work. But even [...]