What to Know About Having Electrical Service During the Pandemic

Electrical Repair Questions during COVID-19 Pandemic
The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought big changes to our lives. People are staying at home to take care of their families and communities during the COVID-19 crisis. People are isolating and careful about inviting others into their homes or businesses. We share your concern for health during this difficult time. However, if your home…

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Ways to Reduce Your Electricity Bill

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Saving on your electricity usage is easier now with high efficiency and long-lasting light bulbs available at a reasonable cost. Check your house to see if you are using LED light bulbs in your fixtures. If not, make a plan to upgrade to them. If you’re concerned that they produce light that is too harsh…

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Maintain Your Standby Generator and Be Ready for Any Weather

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Having a backup power source is reassuring. You know that you will have power for your critical home systems and be able to protect your family from the effects of power outages. Keep your generator ready to go by keeping it maintained. Your owner’s manual will tell you what maintenance is recommended for your model…

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Check Your Home for Aluminum Wiring

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Is aluminum wiring safe? In the 1970s, aluminum wiring was used as a cheaper alternative to copper wiring. Aluminum wiring is generally safe when properly installed. However, it has properties that are different than copper wiring. This can make it unsafe over time. Since it’s softer it can be more easily damaged while being installed….

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Electrical and Lighting Safety Tips for Fall and Winter

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As the days grow shorter and colder, we move indoors and use more electrical power for lighting and heating our homes. Make sure to keep your family safe by following these safety tips: Outdoor Tips Use power cords rated for outdoor use and check for frayed cords. Don’t overload circuits to prevent fires from overheated…

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