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Steps to Upgrading Your Outdoor Security Lighting

From dusk to dawn, it is important to protect your employees, your company’s products and assets, as well as your customers. No matter what type of business you operate, having the right type of outdoor security lighting is important. According to recent FBI statistics, victims of burglary offenses suffered an...

A Guide to Smart Lighting

SMART stands for “Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology.” Smart lights are advanced systems that can be customized and controlled remotely for greater efficiency. They use wireless transmissions to send and receive signals. These lights can follow schedules and be controlled via voice activated assistants, mobile apps, or IFTTT technology. To...

Surge Protection: How to Keep Electronics Safe from Power Surges

We’ve all had it happen at some point or other – you’re enjoying your favorite show or working online and out of the blue, every light and plugged in electronic in your home shuts off. As the name suggests, power surges occur when electrical power surges higher than normal, causing...

Electrical Safety for Space Heaters in the Workplace

The cold Pacific Northwest winter is in full swing, and temperatures will continue to remain cold for the foreseeable future. If your commercial heating system is not keeping up with demand and it’s struggling to keep you and your employees warm enough, space heaters can help pick up the slack....

8 Common Electrical Questions and Answers

Learning all you can about how electricity works and what causes issues with your system can give you a massive edge when it comes to identifying problems early and getting the necessary repairs and upgrades. As professional electricians, we get a lot of questions from clients about their home or...

Why Do Your Light Bulbs Keep Blowing?

There is no greater headache than being in the middle of your daily routine and having a light blow out for no apparent reason, but have you noticed your light bulbs blowing a bit too often? The average incandescent bulb should last around 1000 hours, a little over a month,...

Commercial Lighting Maintenance Tips

A large part of your company’s utility expenses come from lighting usage. That’s why it is important to keep all your lights in top condition. With a regular maintenance routine, you can help save your company money, and keep the lights running reliably and efficiently all year long. Continue reading

5 Reasons to Hire an Electrician When Rewiring Your Home

Whether you are moving into an older home or simply looking to refurbish your current home, electrical rewiring is a critical piece of any residential remodel. Whether you are only remodeling one room or a whole house, there are bound to be sockets that need to be moved, appliances that...

What to do if your circuit breaker won’t reset

When Thomas Edison created an early form of a circuit breaker in an 1879 patent application, he likely did not foresee how widely his idea would be used. Today, circuit breakers are used in nearly every part of the world today to help provide electricity to homes and businesses, but...