When to Call an Emergency Electrician to Your Home

Some electrical problems in your home can wait until you can make an appointment with an electrician, but others should warrant a call to an emergency electrician. This doesn't mean just when there is a fire along the wires of your home (this is obviously an emergency), but there are many other urgent situations that should cause you to get an electrician to your home as soon as possible. Note a few of these so you know when to call an emergency electrician versus waiting. [Read More]

What You Can Do If Your Home Has Aluminum Wiring

Many older homes were wired using aluminum before the weaknesses (such as a tendency to expand or contract at a higher rate than other metals) of that material became known. This article discusses some of the options available to you in case aluminum wiring has been discovered in your home during an electrical inspection. Replace the Wiring The option of rewiring the home aims at removing the problematic wires so that you do not have to worry about the risks of having those wires in your home. [Read More]

Residential Electrical System: When to Perform an Upgrade

Generally, the electrical system in your home will require maintenance, repair and replacement of some faulty components in the building. This keeps the electrical energy flowing with efficiency. However, you might require a complete upgrade of the entire or most of the electrical network. This will improve energy efficiency, enhance the performance of attached components and reduce potential electrical hazards. Here are some of the situations in which you should consider hiring an electrical contractor to perform an electrical upgrade. [Read More]

3 Reasons it May Be Time to Upgrade or Replace Electrical Switchboards

Electrical switchboards are a common fixture in both residential and commercial premises. Switchboards used in the commercial setting are often more advanced than those used around the house due to the increased demand for electrical power in the commercial setting. Unfortunately, there is no way to completely avoid replacing commercial electrical switchboards. However, regular switchboard maintenance by qualified commercial electricians will help to delay the need for replacement. Below are several situations that may create the need for an electrical switchboard upgrade or for replacement. [Read More]