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2309, 2021
  • Best Generator for Home Power Outage

Best Generator for Home Power Outage

When the grid goes down, you need the best generator for home power outage. But with so many options, how do you pick the one for you? A power outage can be damaging to people and buildings alike; no lights, no way to keep warm or cool, no refrigeration for food, no way to cook, and no computers or

1509, 2021
  • Home Electrical Safety Test

How to Conduct a Home Electrical Safety Test

Is getting an electrical safety test worth the money? Absolutely.According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), nearly 33,000 home fires in 2016 involved electrical equipment. About 13% of all home structure fires in the U.S. involved electrical failures and malfunctions. Oftentimes, the source of ignition is wiring and associated components, lighting, cords/plugs, and transformers and power supplies. Professional inspections

209, 2021
  • Smart Home Automation Electrical

What Is Home Automation, Electrical?

Electrical automation is a key aspect of having a smart home. With practically every type of home automation, electrical work is needed to wire your home for it. Express Electrical Services is known for a variety of home automation services; in this article, we’ll cover the interrelationship between electrical service and automation in your daily life. Types of Electrical

2608, 2021
  • Magic Light Trick Sconce

Does the “Magic Light Trick” Really Work?

Image Courtesy of Nesting With Grace Adding light to your home can come with many challenges that the newly viral magic light tricks seeks to solve. One is the need to do electrical wiring work, which can be difficult, and dangerous, if you don’t have the right tools and experience. If you rent your apartment, getting your

1308, 2021
  • Safety Guide in event of Downed Power Line

Safety Guide: What to Do If You See a Downed Power Line

A downed power line is an immediate danger to avoid at all costs. It can be loaded with over 500,000 volts of electricity! That’s more than the most dangerous home electrical hazards that you ordinarily would face (then again, all electrical hazards are bad). The danger from a downed power line remains long after a tornado, hurricane, or other

308, 2021
  • Home Wiring Room by Room

Your Room-by-Room Guide to Home Wiring

Do you know how many watts a standard kitchen needs? What about your bathroom? If you do, great! But if you need to know this information before your next home remodel, read our room-by-room guide to home wiring. All wiring and electrical work must comply with the National Electrical Code (NEC) and any local codes in your municipality. And

2807, 2021
  • Installing EV Charging Station

The Pro Guide to Installing an EV Charging Station

Being environmentally friendly and switching to an EV is a smart move, but installing an EV charging station can be tricky. If you like efficiency and having the latest technologies, an electric vehicle (EV) is just for you. Charging stations are often available publicly, but another benefit of EVs is you may be able to charge your car at

2107, 2021
  • Smart Breaker Panel

Are Smart Breaker Panels the Future?

Circuit breaker panels were a big jump from fuse boxes, but now the technology could be replaced by something even more advanced—smart breaker panels. Chances are, you have no idea where you’re getting power from, how much is available, or what appliances are consuming the most electricity. And, most issues will remain hidden until you’re aware of them, an

1507, 2021
  • Installing Hardwired Smoke Detector

How to Install a Hardwired Smoke Detector

Installing a hardwired smoke detector is an essential and required safety feature for protecting your home or building. A hard-wired smoke detector differs from a battery-powered model in that it connects directly to your home’s electrical system. Many hard-wired detectors have a backup battery. The smoke detector will therefore still work if there is a power outage. If you

607, 2021
  • Install 4 prong range cord

How to Install a 4 Prong Range Cord

Today’s electric ranges have specific power requirements. An electric range is a 240-volt appliance that usually plugs into a special range 4-pronged receptacle. While newer appliances have 4-prong cords to fit 4-slot outlets, many find stoves still manufactured before 1996 feature 3 prongs for the 3-slot receptacles. If you’ve purchased a new range and a cord wasn’t included, or

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