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How to Save Money with Ceiling Fans

Posted on: August 16, 2016

As homeowners in the Tampa area, we’re always looking for ways to improve our overall home comfort and reduce energy use. This can present a particular challenge for Florida residents, as our summers are hot in ways other states only dream of! So is there a way to meet both of these needs—improving comfort while…

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Childproofing Your Electrical Outlets

Posted on: August 5, 2016

Access to electricity is pretty much one of the most fundamental parts of our lives in modern day. Consciously and unconsciously, we use it nearly every minute. And some of us even more often. But an important and unfortunate fact is that electricity can also be scary. There are loads of accidents involving electrical shock…

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Guide to Finding a Reputable Electrical Company in Florida

Posted on: July 21, 2016

Finding the right electrician to provide for your needs can be a frustrating experience. There are a lot of options out there and it can be hard to choose! But when you need service, you don’t want just anyone. You want the best. So how do you find the best electrical services in Tampa? Well,…

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Benefits of Standby Generators for Businesses

Posted on: July 13, 2016

When it comes to the success of a commercial business, little is more important than consistency. No matter the business, consistent productivity and dependable equipment are keys to ensuring growth and further success. And when we’re talking about the supply of electrical power to your business, we’re speaking in the exact same terms! A sudden…

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How to Spot an Electrician Scam

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Scams are nothing new in the Tampa area. For years and years, unscrupulous folks have been trying to cheat homeowners out of their money. And in the dead of summer, scamming is at its worst! All kinds of unsavory folks come out of the woodwork, offering false claims about electrical, lighting, and other contract work…

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Security Lighting Placement

Posted on: June 20, 2016

Outdoor lighting can add beauty and value to your home’s exterior and introduce a level of security at the same time. From artfully positioned flood lights and strategic footpath lighting, to spotlights and mood-enhancing lightscaping, your options for exterior illumination have never been so vast. With the correct placement, your exterior lighting can add a…

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Why Is My Pool Light Dim?

Posted on: June 20, 2016

A backyard pool provides years of fun for your entire family. Gatherings are so much more exciting when there’s a pool available. The sultry Tampa and St. Petersburg evenings provide a wonderful opportunity for adults to entertain around the pool patio, indulging in a late night dip. There’s no more inviting sight than a sparkling…

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Why Is My Smoke Detector Beeping?

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Smoke detectors are wonderful devices. They save homes and property, prevent countless fire-related deaths, and alert people to potential fires before they are out of control. In fact, these alarms are so invaluable, many insurers offer discounts on homeowners coverage for homes equipped with working smoke detectors. There’s no debate about the worth of smoke…

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Pool Lighting Design Ideas

Posted on: May 16, 2016

The pool at your Tampa home is an excellent place to enjoy recreation, to relax, or even to host events and parties. But are you getting the most out of your pool design? The use of light can add not only dynamic appeal to your space, but provides a greater level of safety. Not to…

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Summer Electrical Safety Tips

Posted on: May 4, 2016

A summer in Florida brings about a ton of exciting activities. From the pool to the playground, there’s a lot of adventure to be had! But don’t break out the barbecue just yet! The certified electricians at Hoffman Electrical would like to take a moment to identify some common electrical hazards that can come as…

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