Preventative Measures Blog Archives | Milton Electric

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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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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Electrical Safety Tips For Winter

The holiday season is underway, which means electric costs are on the rise. While there’s no getting around needing more electricity during cold months, there are precautions you can take to ensure a safe household this winter. Holiday Lights There are major differences between outdoor and indoor holiday lights. Outdoor lights are more durable to […]

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The Value of Security Lighting

Security lighting is the best preventative measure that you can take for home security. This may include outdoor motion lights or other such lighting for burglary deterrence and nighttime security purposes. Intruders, no matter their intention, do not like lights on at night. It will expose them and will most certainly deter them. Here are […]

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Take Advantage of These 5 Electrical Safety Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is right around the corner! These next few weeks are traditionally the time of year we clean the house, clear the clutter, and finally find the time to really get our house in order. Electrical inspections may not be part of your annual checklist, but as the temperatures start to warm, consider some of […]

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Advantages of Installing Timers for Your Lights

Summertime is nearly here, as we’ll soon enjoy the longest day of the year. One of our most popular requests in the summer is timers for exterior lighting. Here are just a few benefits of installing timers around your home: 1. Safe When darkness falls, we turn on our lights. It’s natural and (almost) automatic. […]

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How To Choose A Generator

We all remember the recent storms that knocked out power to thousands of customers in the Baltimore area. Being without electricity can be downright miserable. Besides not having basics needs such as a working microwave or electric stove, houses heat up very quickly with no air conditioning during the summer. A house without power can also […]

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