Before Listing Your Home, Ensure It Meets Electrical Codes

Are you thinking of selling your house? There is a lot of prep work to do before a home goes on the market, including decluttering, giving the interior a good scrubbing and a fresh coat of paint and adding some “curb appeal” with new landscaping. One item that is very important, but is often overlooked, […]

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Winter Electrical Safety Checklist To Get Your Home Winter Ready

The colder temperatures and shorter daylight hours associated with winter can really kick your home’s electricity into overdrive. Increased usage puts a burden on your electrical system, and potentially hazardous weather conditions like sleet or snow can create additional safety concerns. To help get your home winter ready, we’ve created a winter electrical safety checklist. […]

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Holiday Lighting Safety Tips

This winter is certainly different from most and holiday gatherings are sure to be smaller. Still, many families have already started decorating this inside and outside of their homes for the holidays. In fact, since indoor gatherings are limited right now, many people are putting extra effort on fitting out their outdoor spaces with dazzling […]

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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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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

Christmas tree next to a fireplace with lit candles

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

Overloaded power board and tangled cords in home office

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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