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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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Dangers of Hiring a Discount Electrician

Posted on: June 14, 2017

Having an electrical problem is never going to be a good time. We rely on electricity for nearly everything, and so it’s quite understandable that you’re looking for service in a hurry. But before you go rushing in, the experts at Hoffman Electrical have some things to say. Getting a cost-effective electrician is great, but…

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Electrical Safety During Hurricane Season

Posted on: June 1, 2017

With our foot firmly in the door of hurricane season in Florida, it’s wise to turn to some prevention and safety in order to prepare your home for potential risks. Our electrical systems stand exposed to (and stand to potentially cause) tons of damage in hurricane weather, and you need to be as equipped as…

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Should You Hire an Experienced OR Affordable Electrician?

Posted on: May 18, 2017

Enlisting the assistance of an electrician for service is something many balk at, if not for the inconvenience, for the cost. It’s more than understandable that when you’re looking for an electrician in Tampa, you are carefully balancing cost, experience, certification, and more. But are any of these more important than the other? Is cheap…

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Should I Install Motion-Activated Lights?

Posted on: May 8, 2017

Outdoor lighting can serve a variety of purposes, from adding aesthetic appeal, to function, and even to home security. And when it comes to your lighting options, you’re pretty spoiled for choice here in Tampa! Looking for an option that meets all of your criteria, while also keeping energy-efficiency in mind? Let’s talk about motion-activated…

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Have You Ever Asked, “Where Is an Electrician Near Me?”

Posted on: April 19, 2017

When you need an electrical project handled or need electrical service in your Tampa area home, there are some things you’re always going to be looking for. You want certification and licensed experts, of course. But you want trustworthy service, affordability, and reliability, too. Have you ever found yourself asking  “Where is an electrician near…

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Breaker Panel Installation Requirements

Posted on: April 12, 2017

A functional, up to date electrical panel in your Tampa home is one of the most important aspects of strong electrical access. You could call the electrical panel (also known as the breaker panel, electrical access box, etc.) the heart of your home’s electricity. Or the brain. Neither is far off. And when a new…

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