Milton Electric Blog: Tips for Hiring The Best Electrician

Knob-and-Tube Wiring

Was your home built before 1950? There’s a good chance you have knob-and-tube (K&T) wiring. This early method of wiring was most common in North America from around the 1880s to the 1940s as American’s used less energy and electricians were less skilled. As years passed and more energy is consumed by televisions, computers, air […]

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Make the Most of Your Storage: Selecting the Best Lighting for Closets, Pantries, and Other Storage Areas

When was the last time you dug through your storage areas just to realize you can’t find the item you’re looking for? It’s not because you misplaced it – it’s because you can’t see well enough in the dark areas to locate the object you need. While having closet lighting or cabinet lighting might not […]

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The Benefits Of Smart Switches

An increasing number of homeowners are adding “smart” devices to their homes. These connected devices and appliances perform tasks or automated routines to save energy, money or time or improve security. In fact, consumers are expected to spend $62 billion worldwide on smart home-related devices in 2021. Smart switches can be an important part of […]

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Outdoor Electrical Outlet Guide

Outdoor living spaces have become an extension of the home for many families. So it is only natural that folks have come to expect many of the same conveniences outside as they enjoy indoors. One example is safe and ready access to electricity. From outfitting the back deck with a TV, to adding string lights […]

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A Guide To Hiring An Electrician

Whether you are adding a new light fixture, embarking on a home renovation or undertaking a commercial construction project, it is important to hire the best electrician for the job. In fact, hiring the wrong electrician can end up being a costly mistake resulting in additional repairs and fixes. Hiring the wrong electrician can be […]

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Power Up When There Is No Power

In the event of a weather disaster, a downed power line or a power grid going offline, a home generator is often a good solution for keeping a home powered-up. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), thunderstorms and lightning occur once every 5 to 6 days in Maryland during the months of […]

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Guidelines For Your Basement Remodel

Many homeowners who are seeking extra space (or some additional privacy) opt for a finished basement instead of a more expensive and time-consuming home addition. Basement remodels have lots of practical uses, such as: storage area, family room, media or recreation center, home office, man cave, children’s playroom or a guest room. Finishing a basement […]

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