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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Prepare for Hurricane Irma

With the destruction that Hurricane Harvey, and now Irma, have brought to our neighbors to the south, it’s obvious that we are often powerless to stop the extreme forces of nature. Thankfully, these storms are the exception, not the norm, and most us will never experience a catastrophic weather event of this magnitude in our […]

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Fire Safety Checklist

Did you know that residential house fires kill more than 2,500 and injure nearly 13,000 people annually in the U.S.? That amounts to seven deaths a day, which is seven deaths too many. While we can’t prevent 100% of residential fires, we can take certain steps to make your home – and your family – […]

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