5 Reasons You Should Always Hire a Licensed Electrician

Electrician working on house wiring

Are you a #WeekendWarrior who likes to fix everything without assistance? Maybe you find that getting professional help is a waste of money because you can watch a YouTube tutorial and get the job done in your spare time. This may be the case with most DIY projects, but not when it comes to tampering […]

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Knob-and-Tube Wiring

Vintage 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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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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Winter Electrical Safety Checklist To Get Your Home Winter Ready

  1. Check for and prevent leaks Water and electricity are a dangerous combination. The melt from winter snow and ice can cause water leaks that could affect your home’s electrical panels or outlets. Check any equipment that could cause potential leaking, such as your water heater, and ensure it is working properly. Make sure […]

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A Homeowner’s Guide To The Residential Circuit Breaker Box

Some homeowners find the gray box in their basement or utility room to be confusing or even a little intimidating. Some folks avoid the main breaker panel because they are concerned about getting shocked or breaking something. While there are many electrical issues that are best left to a licensed electrician, as a homeowner it […]

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Hardwire Your Home Office For Increased Productivity

Like many people, you may be working out of your home office more these days. Experiencing technical issues such as internet connectivity problems or service interruptions can wreak havoc on your workday and make it difficult to stay on schedule. Follow these tips to get the most out of your work-from-home experience: Hardwired Internet vs. […]

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Creating the Best Study Space for Online Learning

Whether your child is attending school exclusively online or will have a combination of online and classroom instruction, experts say they must have an efficient at home study space to succeed at online learning. It’s essential to create an area that is organized, has good lighting, is comfortable, and SAFE! Tips for Student Workspaces Tip […]

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Enhance Your Outdoor Living with Patio Lighting

Patio lighting helps create an inviting outdoor getaway

Don’t let social distancing prevent you from being social! Now that summer is in full swing, warmer evenings beckon us to the deck or patio for unwinding in the evening. Good patio lighting can help you create your own “great outdoors” and spend time (in person) with the people you love! Whether it’s for cooking, […]

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Routine Electrical Checklist For Your Home

We want to let you know that we are still open during the COVID-19 outbreak. At Milton Electric, we are taking the necessary steps to ensure that our employees and customers stay safe. If you have some free time, now’s the perfect opportunity to check around your home and ensure that all your electrical outlets, […]

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