What Is The Standard Electrical Service For Residential?

Standard Electrical Service

How much electricity your home can use is closely correlated to how many appliances can be used simultaneously. If your electrical service is only 60 amps, you will need more power to run a hair dryer, electric water heater, and stove simultaneously. However, you can use numerous appliances at once with a 200-amp service. You […]

Track Power Outages in Your Local Area

Knoxville TN Power Outage Map

There is a directory of links to each electrical utility company’s power outage map and status. These maps and statuses allow you to see the current status of power outages in your area and track their progress as they are being repaired. This can be a useful resource for staying informed about power outages and […]

The Importance Of Electrical Safety Inspections

Electrical Inspection

Electrical safety testing and inspections cannot be overemphasized. We must recognize the place of electrical wiring safety. Most of the reasons we have major electrical problems, perhaps with a breaker or an entire circuit, are because we didn’t prioritize electrical wiring safety. To ensure that there are no electrical hazards in your home or office, […]

Do You Need A Surge Protector?

Surge Protector

Power surges are unavoidable occurrences in our current electrical system. Many modern devices are more fragile than older machine components, making them more susceptible to current surges. A surge protector is vital equipment for homeowners with electronic devices. In the event of a power surge, your devices could get damaged. A surge protector is designed […]

Bad Wiring In Your Home

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There are visible signs that show that the wiring in your home is faulty. A good example is dimming lights, frequently blown fuses, darkened outlets, and switches. To protect your home, be aware of these potential causes of fire hazards so you can seek the help of a professional electrician as soon as possible. Dimming […]

How Often Does Electrical Wiring Need To Be Checked?

Electrical wiring

Electrical problems can happen in your home because even the best quality systems develop faults eventually as they are used so often. That is why a professional electrician must have your electrical system tested.  HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU HAVE IT TESTED This depends on many factors as each homeowner has different needs for their electrical […]

How To Estimate Electrical Load

Electrical load

The amount of electricity your house requires may be determined by adding a safety margin to the amperage load of all the different appliances and fixtures. It is often advised to limit the load to no more than 80% of the electrical service’s capability.   You must comprehend the correlation between watts, volts, and amps […]

What Is An Electrical Service Panel In Buildings?

ELECTRICAL PANEL

It may be a metal panel in a distant corner of your home that you rarely notice. Then the kitchen loses electricity since you used the blender. Resetting the GFCI outlet on the countertop doesn’t work. Suddenly, you require the electrical panel box.   A homeowner should only check their electrical panel box once a […]

How To Do Electrical Maintenance?

Electrical Maintenance

You can improve the safety and efficiency of your home’s electrical system with easy maintenance and prevention strategies. This includes ensuring that all of your appliances are in good working order and that all of your outlets are safe to use for daily tasks like charging electronics and plugging in lamps.   A single blunder […]

When Electrical Outlets Stop Working

Electrical Outlet

It’s never a nice experience to have an electrical outlet suddenly cease working. But don’t jump to the worst-case scenario just yet. Some causes of a dead outlet are simple to fix, while others necessitate the assistance of an electrician. Here are a few reasons why your outlet isn’t working: The Circuit Breaker Has Tripped […]