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Why Do My Lights Turn On and Off By Themselves?

Posted on: September 17, 2015

Have you ever been watching television or reading a book at night and had the lights dim unexpectedly? Most of us have. There are a number of reasons for your lights turning on and off repeatedly. Most of them are no big deal. However, if you find your lights are flickering on and off all of…

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Electrical Outlets Not Working? Find Out Why!

Posted on: September 8, 2015

It’s easy to take electricity for granted—until the outlets stop working. To test whether an outlet or appliance is to blame, try plugging in something else. If it still doesn’t work, you know it’s the outlet that’s at fault. Malfunctioning outlets aren’t just a nuisance; they can also indicate a more serious underlying problem. Identify…

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5 Ways to Save on Your Electric Bill

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Doesn’t it seem like electricity costs are always on the rise? Monthly bills are especially expensive during Florida’s hot and humid summers, when you need air conditioning to stay comfortable. Fortunately, you can lower your electric bill—and do your part for the environment—by following these five tips.

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What Causes an Outlet to Spark? Find Out!

Posted on: August 12, 2015

The electricity running through your home from the main power grid is fast and hot. In the U.S., supply lines carry electricity at 115 to 240 volts. When you plug something in, you’re dipping into this current to power your appliances and lights, making the potential for electrical outlet sparking very real.

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8 Signs You Should Replace Your Electrical Wiring

Posted on: August 6, 2015

It’s easy to take your home’s wiring for granted, but every time you turn on a light or use the coffee maker, you’re counting on the electrical wiring to deliver a safe, steady current to the outlet. If the wiring is old or damaged, sparks can fly, putting you at risk for a house fire. Electrical…

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Intermittent Smoke Detector Beeping: Why It Happens and How to Make It Stop

Posted on: July 30, 2015

Smoke alarms are an important safety measure to protect your family and home from fire. You should have at least one installed on every floor. Unfortunately, a smoke detector beeping intermittently is a major irritant, disturbing your sleep and alarming your children and pets. However, you should never permanently disconnect a smoke alarm to stop…

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FAQ: Why Are My Lights Flickering?

Posted on: July 21, 2015

You aren’t blinking without realizing it; you aren’t sleepy or imagining things. Your eyes aren’t tricking you—your lights are flickering. There are a few different reasons the lights in your home might be flickering, so read on to figure out what your problem is, as well as whether it’s a simple fix, or cause to…

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Why Is My Circuit Breaker Buzzing?

Posted on: July 8, 2015

When it comes to your home’s wiring, you expect everything to work flawlessly at all times. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case, and a wiring problem can be understandably scary to deal with on your own.

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Best Electrician in Tampa, FL: What to Look For

Posted on: June 3, 2015

When you need electrical services, you want only the best electrician to perform the work. But how do you pick one Tampa electrician over another? The trick is knowing what to look for and how to find it. What Makes a Good Electrician? Licenses – This is the most important credential to check for. A…

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Hurricane Preparation: Home Standby Generators

Posted on: June 3, 2015

As a Florida resident, you should know summer and early fall mark hurricane season. These storms can reach wind speeds exceeding 155 miles per hour and create storm surges that flood properties in coastal areas. Hurricanes cause catastrophic damage to anything in their path. If such a storm hit your neighborhood tomorrow, would you be…

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