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How to Label Your Electrical Panel in Ten Minutes

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on February 10th, 2018

If you’re a homeowner, there are some basic things you need to know about your electrical panel. It’s usually located in a corner of the basement or garage. It goes by many different names including “fuse box,” “fuse panel,” and “circuit breaker panel“, but they all refer to the same piece of equipment. Today, we … Continue reading How to Label Your Electrical Panel in Ten Minutes

How Do I Know if My Electrical Panel Is Out of Date?

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on December 20th, 2017

When was the last time you checked your electrical service panel, otherwise known as a breaker box? Most homeowners only check them when they have an electrical problem like a light stops working, an appliance won’t function, or a breaker blows. Old panels can cause fires if overloaded. If fuses blow or circuit breakers trip … Continue reading How Do I Know if My Electrical Panel Is Out of Date?

Attention Older Homeowners: Check for These 4 Dangerous Electrical Panel Brands

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on December 6th, 2017

If you live in an older home, there’s a distinct possibility that your electrical panel is old and outdated. Believe it or not, we still find old, dangerous electrical panels in use in older homes. Electrical panels should be replaced every 20 – 30 years. Check your electrical panel to make sure that it isn’t … Continue reading Attention Older Homeowners: Check for These 4 Dangerous Electrical Panel Brands

Switching to LED Christmas Lights- 4 Tips to Know

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on November 24th, 2017

I think we all know there are many benefits to switching to LED lights and we’ll touch on these briefly. But while LED lights are the latest and the greatest, there are a few things you might not know that would be good information to have before you purchase them. The team at Jeremy Electrical … Continue reading Switching to LED Christmas Lights- 4 Tips to Know

Winter Storm Kits – How to Survive When the Electricity Goes Out

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on November 12th, 2017

Imagine this scenario…a bad ice storm blows through Kansas City practically shutting down the entire metro area. Power lines are down. Your home is freezing cold. You have no hot water and you can’t drive anywhere because the entire city is buried in a sheet of ice. You’re huddled together with your family trying to … Continue reading Winter Storm Kits – How to Survive When the Electricity Goes Out

Kitchen Lighting Ideas to Whet Your Appetite for Design

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on October 22nd, 2017

When you are watching HGTV, do you find yourself drooling over the beautiful kitchens the homeowners have? Sometimes these stunning kitchens can seem too good to be true…but they aren’t! By upgrading your kitchen lighting, you can have the space of your dreams. The team at Jeremy Electrical can help you turn your “traditional” and … Continue reading Kitchen Lighting Ideas to Whet Your Appetite for Design

3 Outlet Troubleshooting Tips to Try before You Call an Electrician

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on October 10th, 2017

We’ve all been there. You plug in your electric shaver or curling iron to get ready for a night out – and you get nothing. All it takes is one conveniently placed outlet to stop working for us to remember how important electricity is to us and how much we need the expert electricians who … Continue reading 3 Outlet Troubleshooting Tips to Try before You Call an Electrician

Getting a New Patio? The First Call You Should Make

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on September 28th, 2017

If you are planning on installing a new patio, avoid the shoulda, woulda, couldas by making this one phone call first – to your electrician. Why? Once you pour the concrete or lay the bricks, adding underground wiring is extremely difficult. Disadvantages to Using Overhead Cable Unless you enjoy dragging extension cords out every time … Continue reading Getting a New Patio? The First Call You Should Make

3 Types of Patio Lighting Every Patio Needs

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on September 10th, 2017

There is nothing like a patio to extend your living area into the great outdoors. In recent years, patios have become all the rage. From simple concrete pads to elaborate outdoor kitchens, patios are hot, hot, hot. But no matter the size, the one thing all of these patios have in common is that they … Continue reading 3 Types of Patio Lighting Every Patio Needs

How to Shop for LED Light Bulbs

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on August 22nd, 2017

There’s no arguing that LED light bulbs are the way of the future. Incandescent bulbs are fast going the way of VHS tapes and Atari consoles. So if you haven’t already, you will soon find yourself shopping for LED bulbs to fill the fixtures in your home. There are some handy things you’ll need to … Continue reading How to Shop for LED Light Bulbs