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1604, 2019

What Is Knob and Tube Wiring?

Knob and tube wiring, now obsolete, was installed from the early 1900s to the 1940s, to as late as the 1970s in some areas. The knob and tube (K&T) format is not compliant with today’s electrical standards. If an older home has never been rewired, you should consult a Los Angeles electrician to determine if you have K&T [...]

904, 2019

Benefits of Having Outdoor Outlets

Outdoor outlets have become a common feature of modern homes, but many homeowners aren’t familiar with their benefits. Outdoor electrical products are certainly a convenience. Are you concerned with the safety aspects of plugging in your electronics outdoors? This is not a problem with GFCI outlets; a ground fault circuit interrupter cuts the power when there’s a current [...]

2502, 2019

Aluminum vs. Copper Wiring

Wiring for your home may be aluminum or copper. There are advantages and disadvantages to each, while the popularity of aluminum wires for home electrical installations as waxed and waned over the years. Today, copper wiring is more commonly used in homes. But some still debate the advantages of using aluminum. Why Use Aluminum? Aluminum wiring, despite some [...]

1202, 2019

Electric Over Gas Heating

At some point, every homeowner will need to replace their furnace. When you do, there are basically two options; an electric heater or gas heater. Your choice depends on a few factors, including cost, efficiency, and where you live. If you’re weighing the decision of gas vs. electric heating, here’s a look at both to help you decide: [...]

702, 2019

Dangers of Counterfeit Electrical Products

Counterfeit electrical products are problematic worldwide. An estimated 5 to 7 percent of consumer electrical components on the world market may be counterfeited. Even some electricians may be deceived by brands that appear legitimate. A counterfeit product can be dangerous if installed during electrical repairs or routine service. Many counterfeit electrical goods are copies of common protective devices. [...]

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