A programmable thermostat is a quintessential feature of the modern smart home. Once you’ve installed a smart thermostat, life may simply never be the same. It functions using internal sensors that monitor ambient temperature and trigger the unit if it differs from the set temperature. Depending on the model, the thermostat may also have a range of other functions.
When installed and used properly, a back-up generator can be convenient and safe. It can provide temporary power during an outage so you can use lights and essential appliances, while businesses and facilities such as hospitals and telecommunications centers can continue service. However, improper use of a generator can lead to some dangerous situations. Before installing, be certain to
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
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
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,
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
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
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,
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
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
Express Electrical Services serves all of Southern California, including Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County & Ventura County. Our electricians offer a variety of electrical services & home safety services and we have a 60-90* minute response time on most services.
We guarantee same day response time for requests for emergency electrical services received before noon,
Monday through Saturday; our service within 60 minutes guarantee is subject to availability of electricians, and unless we have advised you at the time of the service call of a delay, if we do not arrive within 60 minutes of the end of our call with the Customer, the initial service call fee will be waived. We cannot guarantee same-day service or service within one hour on Sundays, but will do our best to respond to emergency service calls on Sundays, subject to electrician availability; there will be no waiver of the initial service call fee on Sundays. License: #992260