How to Avoid Making These 4 Common Electrical Mistakes
26 September 2016
When it comes to doing electrical work, it's of utmost importance to do things correctly. When mistakes are made or careful attention isn't given, the results can be disastrous. When electrical work is not done right, fire hazards and short circuits can be created. There is also an increased risk of someone getting shocked. Here are some ways to avoid making four common electrical mistakes.
Leaving Cable Unsecured
When a cable isn't secured properly, it causes unnecessary strain on the connections.
How To Convert A Ceiling Light Fixture To An Outlet
22 September 2016
If you need an outlet for a ceiling device, it is possible to convert an existing ceiling light fixture to an outlet. A ceiling outlet will use the same wattage as the old fixture. Converting a ceiling light to an outlet is easier than wiring a whole new outlet, since the wiring is already present..
You should be able to tackle this project yourself, regardless of your electrical skills. Here are some tips to convert a ceiling light fixture to an outlet.
How An Electrician Can Help With Installing A Home Theater
21 September 2016
A home renovation project that many homeowners enjoy doing is constructing their own home theater. Unfortunately, if someone does not know what they are doing, they may just haphazardly install some equipment and call their home theater finished. If you want to make a home theater that is really impressive, you may need to put in more effort than the bare minimum. Consider hiring an electrician that can help with some potential problems.
What Are The Benefits Of Adding An Additional 20 Amp Electrical Line To Your Home?
20 September 2016
You can only add so many power strips to your current electrical circuit lines. Eventually, you will need to add an additional line or you will overload an existing line.
In a best case scenario, overloading a line will cause the circuit breaker that controls power to the line to shut off. You will then need to start unplugging electrical appliances until the line is no longer being overloaded.
In a worst case scenario, your breaker may malfunction, causing wires to overheat and possibly catch fire, especially in an older home with compromised wiring.