Jeremy Services Blog

Jeremy Services Announces Our Pest Control Division

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on July 20th, 2017

You know Jeremy Services for great electrical and heating & cooling services. You know you can call us when you have a problem and we’ll be there to fix it fast. You count on us to keep your family comfortable and safe. Now, we’ll be able to help you with other things that bug you…like … Continue reading Jeremy Services Announces Our Pest Control Division

Everything Homeowners Need to Know About AFCIs

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on July 17th, 2017

Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters, or AFCIs, are an extremely important component of your home’s electrical system. What do they do, why do you need them, and how are they helping keep your home safe? Jeremy Electrical breaks down everything Kansas City homeowners need to know about AFCIs. What Are Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters? Arc Fault … Continue reading Everything Homeowners Need to Know About AFCIs

What To Do About Aging Wires & Outlets

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on July 5th, 2017

Many people ignore their electrical systems until they have a problem. After all, they’ve lasted this long. Is leaving them in place for a little longer really such a problem? Each year, between 45,000 to 55,000 house fires occur across the United States due to faulty electrical work or old wiring. If your home is … Continue reading What To Do About Aging Wires & Outlets

Top 4 Warning Signs It’s Time for an Electrical Evaluation

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on June 21st, 2017

You’d like to believe that your house is safe, but there are plenty of potential electrical problems that could cause your home to burst into flames–all without you ever being aware that there’s an issue. Electrical fires can quickly cause a serious amount of damage to your home, leaving you scrambling to repair. If it’s … Continue reading Top 4 Warning Signs It’s Time for an Electrical Evaluation

Breaker Box 101: A Guide to Electrical Panel Parts

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on June 18th, 2017

Are you familiar with your home’s breaker box? If you’re not, you should familiarize yourself with it since a properly functioning, properly sized breaker box stands between your family and an electrical fire. A breaker box — aka electrical panel — is mounted on the wall, usually in the basement of a home, and its … Continue reading Breaker Box 101: A Guide to Electrical Panel Parts

3 Great Reasons to Upgrade Your Electrical Panel

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on June 15th, 2017

Usually, when we replace an electrical panel (also called a breaker box), it’s because the panel is outdated and dangerous (a fire hazard), the home needs more electrical capacity than the old breaker box can handle (breakers keep tripping), or there is a problem with the functioning of the panel (they can be damaged by … Continue reading 3 Great Reasons to Upgrade Your Electrical Panel

Ask an Electrician: Q & A to Frequently Asked Electrical Questions

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on June 2nd, 2017

For many, electricity is a mystery. Considering the danger inherent in electricity, it is common for people to play it safe and ask questions rather than go tinkering about their home’s electrical system. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions posed to electricians, along with their corresponding answers: 1. Is there a difference … Continue reading Ask an Electrician: Q & A to Frequently Asked Electrical Questions

FAQs about Outdoor Power: RV Hookups, Hot Tubs & GFCI Outlets

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on May 19th, 2017

With the increasing popularity of outdoor living areas, we get a lot of questions regarding outdoor electricity at Jeremy Services. If you are thinking of upgrading your outdoor living spaces this year, read on to learn a bit more about electricity when it comes to planning your landscaping and hardscaping projects, installing hot tubs, outdoor … Continue reading FAQs about Outdoor Power: RV Hookups, Hot Tubs & GFCI Outlets

4 Ways to Safeguard Your Home from an Electrical Fire

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on May 4th, 2017

Every year thousands are killed or injured in house fires. No one wants to become part of America’s national house fire statistics. When was the last time your home had its electrical system inspected for the sake of safety? Chances are, it’s been too long. There may be some hidden fire hazards surrounding you and … Continue reading 4 Ways to Safeguard Your Home from an Electrical Fire

Prevent House Fires with an Electrical Inspection

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on April 18th, 2017

Electrical fires are among the most dangerous fires that occur each year in the U.S. The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) states home electrical fires account for more than 51,000 fires each year, nearly 500 deaths, and more than 1,400 injuries. Not only are electrical fires tricky to extinguish, but they can often start behind … Continue reading Prevent House Fires with an Electrical Inspection