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Can I Stop My Smoke Detector from Beeping?

Posted on: December 15, 2017

While they mostly stay out of your mind, smoke alarms and smoke detectors play a big part in keeping your home and family safe. But while they’re pretty necessary, they can also be one of the most annoying things on this green Earth when misbehaving or malfunctioning. Is your detector beeping ceaselessly? The team at…

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What You Need to Know When the Power Goes Out

Posted on: October 23, 2017

Dealing with an outage can range from a bit obnoxious all the way to potentially very dangerous. The deciding factor in this? What you do when a power outage strikes. How you respond, how you handle the problem, and how well you’re prepared are all defining factors. That’s why today we’re going to discuss the…

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Can I Shower During a Power Outage?

Posted on: October 11, 2017

Sudden power outages are a considerable pain for any homeowner in Tampa or the surrounding areas. They tend to rob us of a lot of our daily comforts, and can even drastically impact simple day to day tasks! But does an outage rob you of showering as well, or can you just go about your…

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Why Should I Install a Lightning Arrestor?

Posted on: September 20, 2017

Not sure whether a lightning arrestor is the solution your property needs to protect it? Like many specialty tools used in managing lightning and other sources of electrical surges, it can be difficult to figure out what’s appropriate without the help of an experienced electrician. To help you decide the experts at Hoffman Electrical put…

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Benefits of Energy Efficienct Lighting

Posted on: September 11, 2017

An energy-efficient home has become the goal of nearly every modern homeowner. Lower costs, higher performance—what’s not to love? Lighting upgrades are commonly listed as one of the quickest and simplest methods of improving home efficiency, and this is for good reason. Want to know what new energy-efficient lighting in your home brings to the…

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Why Isn’t My Doorbell Working?

Posted on: September 1, 2017

Is your doorbell no longer ringing? It’s a common problem, usually tracked down to certain obvious sources. Follow along with the certified team at Hoffman Electrical while we dive into the most common causes for an inoperable doorbell in Florida. Need professional help troubleshooting your doorbell problems? Call our specialists today at 866-238-3243! Faulty Button…

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Breaker Panel Troubleshooting

Posted on: August 11, 2017

Dealing with constant breaker trips, or have a breaker that refuses to reset in your control panel box? Our team knows well just how maddening this can be, and it always seems to happen at the worst time. Let’s see if we can’t help you out! Follow along with the certified electricians at Hoffman Electrical…

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What Appliances Should Be On a Dedicated Circuit?

Posted on: August 4, 2017

Proper electrical function and access in a home is pretty much completely necessary to support normal daily activity. We need power for lights, for cooking, security, entertainment, and even more! But though many of these can be wired to operate on the same circuit, there are some that absolutely must be placed on a singular,…

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Why You Need a Generator During a Hurricane

Posted on: July 17, 2017

Over the past few years tropical storms and major weather have become much more common, and have put many Tampa area homeowners on guard. Which is very good—caution and preparation are the keys to a safe home, and at Hoffman Electrical we like to do all we can to help our clients be ready for…

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What Type of Outlets Should I Install?

Posted on: July 5, 2017

Installing new outlets in your home is a great way to add utility and electrical access while beefing up your defense against electrical complication and failure. But if you’ve been looking into outlet installation, you may have noted just how many types of outlets there really are! Not sure what kind of outlets suit the…

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