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. While it’s not necessarily dangerous, the system has been considered obsolete for decades and, in some cases, can pose a safety hazard. […]

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Breathe New Life into Your Detached Garage

If you’re currently living in an older home, your detached garage may be without electrical power. With a professional electrical installation, you can breathe new life into this dark, dingy space and add value to your entire property! Here are a few things to consider with your electrician while you transform your garage: Meeting Requirements […]

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Which Type of Lighting is Best for My Home?

Whether you just purchased a home or are remodeling your existing living space, lighting is a major factor in the functionality as well as the aesthetics of each room. Your bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, and basement all have different dimensions, serve various purposes and can be illuminated in multiple ways. When deciding between surface-mounted fixtures or […]

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Ceiling Fan Benefits

Ceiling fans can be an easy update to an old room and add significant circulation. This is beneficial during summer months to circulate cold air and in the winter months to push down warm air. Whether you are looking for a quick decoration update or want to make your home more energy efficient, adding a […]

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Generators

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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Do I Really Need GFCI Outlets in My Home?

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (better known as GFCIs) are outlets that can prevent electrical shock in areas that are near water sources, including bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms and outdoor areas. GFCIs are required by the National Electric Code (NEC) in all kitchens, bathrooms, crawl spaces, unfinished basements, garages, and outdoor receptacle locations. GFCIs were invented […]

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