Planning for Electrical in Your Remodel or Addition

Planning a remodeling projects

If you’re thinking about remodeling or adding on to your home, you have many options to consider. Planning electrical upgrades is important to consider from the start of your project. Before you add-on to your home or remodel existing spaces, we’ll inspect your home to see what kind of wiring upgrades will be needed for…

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Outdoor Lighting Tips for Fall

Entrance lighting

As the days grow shorter, the need for outdoor lighting becomes apparent to many homeowners. When it’s time to fall back, it’s also time to consider upgrading security and safety lighting around your house. In addition to making it safer to get to and from your house, outdoor lighting can also highlight beautiful features of…

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B&D Wins 2017 ABC Excellence in Construction Award

2017 Contractor of the Year Award

The Metro Washington and Virginia Chapters of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) honored the winners of the 36th annual Excellence in Construction Awards, September 14th, at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner, VA. The annual Excellence in Construction Awards recognizes and celebrates outstanding projects built by Washington-area ABC members. The awards competition serves to raise the level…

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Energy-Saving Lighting Choices

Now, it is easier than ever to have beautiful light in your home and save energy by choosing energy-efficient lightbulbs and fixtures. In the past, to get a nice, warm light for your home, the best choice was incandescent lightbulbs. Compact fluorescents were available but produced a harsh, cold light and contained dangerous mercury. Now…

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Knowing When to Upgrade Your Circuit Breaker Panel

Fixing Circuit Breaker Panel

Knowing when it is time to upgrade electrical power in your house is important for safety. If you are using more power than you did in the past, or are adding new appliances or an addition to your space, call a qualified electrician to assess your electrical needs. If you know you have an older…

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