Electrical Tips for Brand-New Homeowners

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Call Today for a Free QuoteCongratulations on unlocking the door to your new home! As you enter this exciting new chapter of your life, Milton Electric is thrilled to accompany you on your move-in journey. Being a first-time homeowner means you will have a season of new beginnings. This adventure will be filled with new […]

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The Rise of Home EV Charger Installation

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Electric vehicles are on the rise, gaining more popularity as consumers are becoming more environmentally friendly. The Department of Energy found 80 percent of EV owners charge at home, especially overnight. Electric vehicles rely on electric charging stations for fuel and aim to reduce one’s carbon footprint. The increased demand for electric vehicles means home […]

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Fuse vs. Circuit Breakers: What are the Differences?

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Fuses and circuit breakers are both designed to ensure the safety of electrical circuits in a home. While both fuses and circuit breakers share similar characteristics, there are differences in functionality, resetting options, response time, and protection. Understanding the distinctions is important for all homeowners, especially when considering electrical wiring upgrades. Read the key differences […]

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A Buyer's Guide to Ceiling Fans: What are the Benefits?

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Call Today for a Free QuoteCeiling Fans: What are the Benefits? Ceiling fans have always been a popular choice among homeowners. Whether you have a large or small room, ceiling fans can keep your home consistently cool, no matter your room size. Ceiling fans also do not require a lot of energy to turn on compared […]

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The Power of Progress: Upgrading to USB-A and USB-C Wall Outlets

Call Today for a Free QuoteIn today’s digital age, our reliance on electronic devices is ever-increasing. From smartphones and laptops to tablets and e-readers, USB-A and USB-C have become the go-to standard for charging and data transfer. It’s no wonder that homeowners are considering an upgrade from standard wall outlets to USB-A and USB-C outlets. […]

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Electrical Upgrades That Can Add Value to Your Home

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Call Today for a Free QuoteWhen it comes to increasing the value of your home, many homeowners think about renovating their kitchens or bathrooms, adding a fresh coat of paint, or sprucing up the landscaping. While these improvements certainly contribute to a home’s appeal, one area that is often overlooked but can significantly boost your […]

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Understanding Electrical Panels: 7 Signs To Replace Your Electric Panel

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Call Today For a Free QuoteElectrical or breaker panels, load centers, service panels, or breaker boxes are crucial in delivering electricity to your home. Often found in basements, garages, or utility closets, these panels connect external wires from the street to your home’s internal wires, powering your lights, appliances, and more. The amperage of these […]

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Illuminating Your Home: Unveiling the Benefits of Recessed Disc Lighting

Call Today for a Free QuoteAs a homeowner, here are ways to constantly enhance the ambiance and functionality of living spaces. While numerous options are available, recessed disc lighting has become popular among interior designers and homeowners. With its sleek and minimalistic design, recessed disc lighting offers many benefits that can transform any room into […]

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Overloading vs. Faulty Wiring: Differentiating the Causes of Tripped Breakers

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Call Today for a Free QuoteTripped breakers are a common occurrence in many households and commercial buildings. They serve as a vital safety feature that prevents electrical circuits from overloading and causing potential hazards such as electrical fires. However, when a breaker trips, it can be challenging to pinpoint the exact cause. Two primary factors […]

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Top Tips to Stay Cool (Safely) Using Window or Portable A/C Units this Spring and Summer

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Call Today for a Free QuoteFolks residing in the greater Baltimore area know that springtime is one of the most charming times of year around Charm City. The Orioles return to the baseball diamond, the iconic waterfront buzzes after another long winter, and area parks—from Patapsco to Patterson—fill up with people enjoying the outdoors.With temperatures […]

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