Monthly Archives: April 2017

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

3 Reasons to Replace That Old Electrical Panel

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on April 8th, 2017

There is one project related to updating an electrical system that is often overlooked. When was the last time you gave any attention to your electrical panel? Here are three key reasons for having it checked, and replacing it if needed, now: 1. Adding Circuits Reduces the Risk of Fire As a household, or business, … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Replace That Old Electrical Panel

Why Labeling Your Electrical Panel Is Important to Your Safety…and Your Social Standing

Posted by Jeremy Tollie on April 3rd, 2017

You’ve managed to corner a buddy to help you install that new living room ceiling fan, with the promise of freedom in under an hour. You’re proud of your preparations, having unboxed the fixture, inventoried the hardware and reviewed the instructions. All your tools and your ladder are set out, and you’ve even set down … Continue reading Why Labeling Your Electrical Panel Is Important to Your Safety…and Your Social Standing