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3 Things To Do To Help Get A Career As An Electrician

If you want to have a career as an electrician, you need to start laying out the groundwork to do that as soon as possible. There are things that you can do that will help you get the career that you really want to have.  High School One of the things that you need to do is to make sure that you graduate high school or have a GED. While you are in high school, you should also focus on taking a lot of math classes and add in some of the physical sciences as well. Read More 

3 Main Differences Between Having Commercial Wiring Done Vs. Residential Wiring

If you need to have a big commercial or residential wiring job done, then you should look for a team of commercial wiring installers. After all, there are some big differences between residential and commercial or industrial wiring projects. Even though it might seem like all of these projects are pretty similar, there are actually some major differences that you should know about. Because of the three big differences below, it's ideal to work with a commercial wiring crew when you need to have a commercial wiring project done. Read More 

DIY Or Hire Help: When To Contact An Electrical Service

When you won a house, it can feel beyond rewarding to do things on your own. Although there are plenty of projects out there that you shouldn't have a problem completing on your own, there are other ones that are better left up to the professionals. If you are in need of some electrical work or if you are just curious about what is safe for you to do, then this article is just the thing for you. Read More 

3 Signs You Should Have An Electrician Check Out The Wiring For Your Standby Generator

Even if you had the wiring for your standby generator done professionally, this doesn't mean that you will never need to call an electrician to come out and look at it again. These are a few signs that now might in fact be the time to call an electrician to come out and take a look at the wiring for your standby generator. 1. You're Preparing for Storm Season "Storm season" Read More 

Typical Causes Of Electrical Short Circuits In Homes

An electrical short circuit occurs when an electrical current flows where it isn't supposed to flow, for example, when a live electrical wire comes into contact with a plumbing metal. Short circuits increase the risk of electrical fire, electrical shock and damage to electrical wiring and appliances. Here are some of the reasons your home may experience a short circuit. Damaged Insulation on Wires Electrical conductors are usually enveloped in conductors to prevent current leaking and flowing through unintended paths. Read More