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Jun 06, 2024

How to Stop Cats From Chewing on Cords

If you own a cat, then you probably know that those curious creatures love to chew on things around the house. They particularly love to chew on electrical cords due to boredom, dental issues, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and other reasons. However, this is not something you want to encourage. Not only is it dangerous for your cat, but it’s…

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Why Does My Light Switch Keep Shocking Me?

Have you reached for the light switch only to be shocked by a static discharge? It’s concerning when this happens. While…

May30

What Are the Types of Electrical Wiring?

Many homeowners might assume all electrical wiring is the same—a simple network of wires that carries electricity throughout the house. But…

May25

How to Identify Aluminum Wiring

Aluminum wiring was used in residential electrical wiring in the 1960s and 1970s due to a copper shortage. Approximately 1.5 million…

May16

The Difference Between Watts and Amps

If you’re keen enough, you may have noticed words like watts and amps on your household appliance labels or user manuals.…

May15

Outdoor Lighting Ideas with the Best ROI

Real estate is all about first impressions. That’s why most realtors recommend sprucing up their home’s curb appeal prior to listing.…

May15

Common Electrical Issues in Older Homes

Common Electrical Issues in Older Homes There’s no doubt that older homes have a certain charm and character that…

Apr09

Why Electrical Inspection is Important Before Buying a Home?

Why Electrical Inspection is Important Before Buying a Home? If you’re buying a home, you probably know that electrical…

Apr06

Different Types of Lightbulbs

Different Types of Lightbulbs There are so many lightbulbs available that it can get confusing when choosing the right…

Mar30

How to Safely Extinguish an Electrical Fire

How to Safely Extinguish an Electrical Fire An electrical fire is not something you want to experience in your…

Mar14

What Factors Affect EV Adoption?

What Factors Affect EV Adoption? As of December 2023, there were about 2,450,000 electric vehicles registered in the U.S.…

Mar07

Does Unplugging Appliances Really Save Electricity?

Does Unplugging Appliances Really Save Electricity? Many of us leave our appliances plugged in when we’re not…

Mar02

Upgraded Closet Lighting: A New Home Electrical Trend

Upgraded Closet Lighting: A New Home Electrical Trend As electrical technology continues to evolve, we can expect to see…

Feb23

How to Fix Loose Outlets

How to Fix Loose Outlets Loose outlets are one of those electrical problems most people take for granted because…

Feb17

Pros and Cons of Commercial Generators

Pros and Cons of Commercial Generators If there’s one thing extreme weather events have taught businesses this year, it…

Feb01

How to Build an Electrical Panel

How to Build an Electrical Panel Electrical panels are the heart of any electrical system,…

Jan27

Security Lights at Home and Work

Security Lights at Home and Work Security lights are vital for home and business safety,…

Jan13

Upgrading Commercial Electrical Systems for Efficiency

Upgrading Commercial Electrical Systems for Efficiency Running a business is all about staying ahead of…

Jan04

How to Choose the Best Office Lighting

How to Choose the Best Office Lighting The right office lighting is more than just…

Dec27

What is CCS (Combined Charging System) Charging?

What is CCS (Combined Charging System) Charging? If you own an electric car or have…

Dec13

Backup Generator Buying Tips

Backup Generator Buying Tips Power outages are becoming increasingly common due to severe weather events,…

Dec06

What Does a Surge Protector Do?

What Does a Surge Protector Do? A surge protector, also known as a surge protector,…

Nov21

Electrical Emergency Troubleshooting

Electrical Emergency Troubleshooting Unfortunately, most people rarely think about electrical emergencies until they happen. Homeowners,…

Nov15

7 Electrical Hazards at Home

7 Electrical Hazards at Home Electrical hazards come in different forms. Some are easy to…

Nov01

Are Ungrounded Outlets Dangerous?

Are Ungrounded Outlets Dangerous? At Mr. Electric, we like to talk about electrical safety in…

Oct28

What’s an Electrical Training Program Like?

What’s an Electrical Training Program Like? There are many good reasons to pursue a career…

Sep20

The Best Small Kitchen Appliances

The Best Small Kitchen Appliances If you have a small kitchen and limited space, you may have…

Sep12

Can I Shower During a Power Outage?

Power outages are a common occurrence across the U.S., especially during severe weather and other emergencies. When the power goes out…

Sep06

The Benefits of Installing a Home EV Charger

Electric vehicles come with many benefits. Apart from being cheaper to run compared to petrol and diesel cars, electric cars are…

Aug28

How To Use Your Ceiling Fan Efficiently

If you’ve installed a ceiling fan in your house, it’s important that you know how to use it efficiently. This will…

Aug24

Can You Plug An Electric Car Into A Regular Outlet?

If you’re planning to buy an electric car, then you are probably exploring home charging solutions. One question you might be…

Aug16

How to Decrease Your Electric Bill

It’s undeniable that energy bills are getting more expensive across the U.S. The good news is that you can lower your…

Aug10

Incandescent vs. LED Light Bulbs

There are two main options to consider when it comes to light bulbs: incandescent and LED bulbs. These light bulbs are…

Aug02

Energy Saving Tips for Your Business

Energy bills are among the biggest expenses businesses face, along with water and telecommunications bills. With soaring energy prices, it makes…

Jul26

Dangers of an Overloaded Circuit

An overloaded circuit occurs when an electrical circuit is burdened with more electrical demand than it can handle safely. It's like…

Jul12

Electric Issues Caused by Weather

Bad weather brings many elements that can cause a wide range of electrical issues. It’s important that you are aware of…

Jul05

4 Signs Your Home Needs An Electrical Wiring Inspection

Your home’s wiring is an integral part of the electrical infrastructure. You want to make sure your home’s electrical wiring…

Jun27

Tips for Financing a Panel Upgrade

An electrical panel can improve electrical safety in your property, increase property value, and save you money in the long run.…

Jun21

The Best Smart Products For Your Home

Are you looking to add smart products to your home but don’t know where to start? You’ve come to the right…

Jun05

The Cost of Energy in Every State

The cost of energy varies from state to state, depending on supply, demand, usage, market disruptions, and many other factors. In…

May31

Advantages of Rewiring Your Home

It’s easy to take your home’s wiring for granted. After all, out of sight, out of mind—until an electrical fire breaks…

May24

What to Do When An Electrical Outlet Sparks

You’ve probably seen a short burst of blue light when you plug something into an electrical outlet. While sparking is a…

May16

How Long Do Circuit Breakers Last?

Circuit breakers are safety devices that protect your electrical system from overloading or short circuits. These devices monitor the amount of…

May08

How Do Electric Cars Work?

Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming an increasingly popular choice for drivers who are looking for a more sustainable and environmentally friendly…

Apr25

Signs You Need to Upgrade Your Fuse Box

A fuse board is responsible for protecting your electrical system from overloads and short circuits. However, over time, fuse boards can…

Apr17

Preventing Electrical Circuit Overloads

Electrical circuit overloads can be a serious safety hazard, causing power outages, damage to appliances, and even electrical fires. Fortunately, there…

Apr03

4 Light Fixtures to Add Value to Your Home

Lighting is an essential element in any home. It sets the mood, enhances the decor, and provides functional illumination. If you’re…

Mar22

Do You Need to Replace Cloth Wiring?

If your home was built in the 1960s or earlier, there is a good chance cloth wiring was used in the…

Mar13

What Is A Ground Wire, And Why Is It Important?

As the name suggests, a ground wire is a safety wire that is connected to the ground below. The purpose of…

Mar07

4 Things to Think About When Choosing an Electrician

Choosing the right electrician for your electrical service needs can be overwhelming. Even a simple Google search to find a…

Feb27

15 Best Kitchen Lighting Trends

Are you considering making kitchen lighting upgrades and looking for kitchen lighting styles? You’ve come to the right place. Let’s…

Feb15

How to Choose the Right Size Generator

Unplanned power outages can literally put your life on hold. When a power outage lasts for days, your home can become…

Feb09

4 Electrical Upgrades for Your Home in 2023

Whether you’re planning to remodel your current house or upgrade an older house, it’s advisable to upgrade your electrical system to…

Jan24

Lighting Your Home Office for Productivity

Poor lighting is one of the leading causes of low morale, headaches, and low productivity at the workplace. Luckily, there are…

Jan09

Signs Your Home Needs Electrical Rewiring

Although electrical wiring is designed to last for decades, you’ll need to rewire your house at some point. Over time, electrical…

Jan02

Why Do My Christmas Lights Keep Blowing Fuses?

Putting up colorful Christmas lights has long been a tradition of the holiday season. For many people, these lights are a…

Dec27

Your Guide to Perfect Bathroom Lighting

Your bathroom serves as your tiny sanctuary, where you start and finish your day. The right lighting for your bathroom can…

Dec19

Can My Electrical Panel Support EV Charger?

If you’re looking to buy an electric vehicle or you’ve already purchased one, you may be wondering if your current electrical…

Dec16

How Can I Tell If A Circuit Breaker Is Bad

A circuit breaker is a device designed to protect a circuit from overloads, short circuits, and ground faults. This device automatically…

Dec05

How to Get Electricity to A Kitchen Island

A kitchen island provides additional storage space for small kitchen appliances and gives you more counter space for food preparation. It…

Nov30

What Size Generator Do I Need for My Home?

Power outages are frustrating because they leave us in the dark and come with a long list of inconveniences and expenses.…

Nov23

How to Choose a New Ceiling Fan

Have you just moved into your new home or decided to install up-to-date technology? This can be difficult as it is…

Nov23

Lighting Options to Create the Perfect Outdoor Setting

Good lighting is essential in outdoor spaces to create inviting and secure porches, patios, balconies, and backyards. If you are looking…

Nov16

What Are the Benefits of Replacing Old Aluminum Wiring?

If you live in an older home built between 1965 and 1975, there’s a good chance it has aluminum wiring. Electricians…

Nov08

Why Does Electricity Need to Be Grounded?

Proper grounding is an integral part of electrical safety as it provides an efficient pathway for electricity to discharge. A grounding…

Nov01

Electric Vehicles: How Do They Impact Electric Bills?

Do electric vehicles raise your electric bills? Would it surprise you that your electric bills will likely stay the same, even…

Oct27

Most Asked Questions About GFCI Issues

Ground fault circuit interrupter outlets (GFCI), as the name suggests, are designed to break the circuit every time there’s an imbalance…

Oct17

What to Expect During an Electrical Safety Inspection

An electrical inspection is a comprehensive review and examination of an entire electrical system to ensure the wiring, systems, and components…

Oct10

Electrical Safety Tips During Storms

A storm can cause a variety of electrical safety hazards. Everything from power surges resulting from lighting to flood water and…

Oct03

Can You Charge an Electric Car With Solar Panels?

Electric vehicles have improved the global initiative of reducing carbon emissions. However, it is normal for people who own electric cars…

Sep28

Electrical Fire Prevention Tips

As a homeowner or commercial property owner, the last thing you want to deal with is an electrical fire. Apart from…

Sep19

Are GFCI Outlets Required in Bathrooms?

Since 1975, it has been required that bathrooms have GFCI outlets installed. A GFCI, or a ground fault circuit interrupter, is…

Sep18

Electrical Safety for Kids

While you are focused on fending off outside threats, there could be serious risks for your children right there in your…

Sep04

2022 Residential Lighting Trends

Good lighting is essential in residential spaces, as it illuminates the space, adds some glamor, and increases the value of a…

Sep04

How Electric Cars Work

Electric vehicles are making a strong comeback as gasoline prices surge and environmental concerns captivate the world. If you already own…

Aug28

Should You Have an Exhaust Fan in Your Bathroom?

Unless you like grooming and showering in a stuffy bathroom, ventilation is crucial. Many bathrooms have windows that offer some sort…

Aug21

Why Do You Need to Maintain Your Electrical Panel?

Your electrical panel is the brain which controls the electrical supply running through the building. If it senses unusual activity in…

Aug14

Energy Saving Through Smart Home Systems

Who would have thought that upgrading your home’s electrical system and appliances or devices could save you money? Well, probably many…

Aug07

What Is Knob and Tube Wiring?

Knob and tube wiring is an old wiring system that is found in many older homes. This wiring system consists of…

Jul28

Benefits of a Smart Electricity Meter

The first step to making your home more energy efficient is measuring the amount of electricity you use. Smart meters are…

Jul23

Does Landscape Lighting Increase Home Value?

Landscape lighting is one of the most overlooked aspects of home improvement. Most people focus on improving their homes from the…

Jul16

Tips to Consider When Buying an Outdoor Ceiling Fan

Ceiling fans are a great way to cool down. We all have seen a ceiling fan inside a house, but it…

Jul08

LED Lights: Pros and Cons

Lighting can be more important than you may think. Businesses, workspaces, and home lights all differ in the comfort and attention…

Jul01

Frequently Asked Ceiling Fan Questions

You may have heard about the benefits of having a fan. To count a few, they reduce the energy use and…

Jun26

Got Mildew? Here's How to Install a Bathroom Exhaust Fan

There are so many factors that contribute to the feeling of a clean place. From our customer experience, we can say…

Jun17

Do Ceiling Fans Lower Your Energy Bills?

A topic discussed through the years, do ceiling fans lower the energy bills? Well, yes but only if used right. Throughout…

Jun12

Picking the Right Under Cabinet Lighting for Your Home

If you want to increase your kitchen’s working environment while also adding ambiance, under cabinet lighting is a great method.…

Jun05

How to Save Energy in Commercial Buildings

Doesn’t matter whether you are a manager or a business owner, you know what pain energy costs are and probably looking…

May29

How to Power Outdoor Lights

There are many purposes of outdoor lights. Some use it for security purposes while others use it for looks. Outdoor lights…

May21

GFCI Outlet Won’t Reset: What You Can Do and What You Shouldn’t Do

We use electricity in almost every part of our lives. It has been a requirement to live a normal life. However,…

May15

Top 10 Electrical Code Violations

Electrical code violations are something that many faces without knowing such things exist. If you leave a job regarding electricity to…

May08

5 Tips for Outdoor Lighting

Let's face it, installing and maintaining outdoor lighting can be difficult. With so many options of bulbs to choose from and…

May06

How to Set Up Your Smart Home’s Foundation for Success

A smart house is one that features a smart home system that links to your appliances to automate certain chores and…

May01

Why Does My Smoke Detector Chirp?

Smoke detectors are a crucial element of our home safety. They save the lives of the members of the household since…

Apr13

Outdoor Porch Lighting – Steps to Achieve Your Goals

Exterior lighting is just as vital as indoor lighting. Your outdoor lighting should be practical and adequate to give a pleasant…

Apr10

Answers to Your Questions About Electric Cars

As the demand for electric cars increases, people have more questions about them. Throughout this article, we are going to focus…

Apr03

How to Tell What Appliances Are Using the Most Electricity?

Certain inventions make our lives easier. One of these inventions was electricity. However, we know that every good thing comes with…

Mar27

Why Antique Homes Need to Be Rewired?

Did you know that 23,900 fires annually are the result of electrical malfunction? Although it can be easily prevented, most people…

Mar15

Quick Ways to Lower Your Electricity Consumption

An average household has an electrical bill of $131.63. Most people don’t realize how easy it actually is to save money…

Mar13

Benefits of Energy Efficient Lighting

Not every tenant or homeowner would look at lighting as the most important component in the home. However, in our subconsciousness,…

Feb27

How to Test AC Voltage

We have electricity running all around of us, especially in the 21st century, but not many people understand how electricity works…

Feb11

How to Reset a Motion Sensor Light That's Stuck

Motion sensor lights are an integral part of any residential or commercial security system. These lights are designed to turn on…

Feb05

Benefits of Outdoor Lighting for Your Home

Outdoor lighting is not only about illuminating the area. The benefits of a professional landscape lighting installation extend further than…

Jan22

How Can I Know If My Outlet Is Working or Not?

What good is electricity if you cannot connect your devices? The electrical outlet is the terminal that turns electricity into real…

Jan08

How to Find What Is Tripping My Circuit Breaker

Your circuit breaker panel is a crucial element in your electrical system, but it can be frustrating if faulty. If your…

Dec26

Signs of Bad Electrical Wiring in a House

Bad electrical wiring is highly dangerous. Apart from posing serious safety hazards, faulty electrical wiring can cause damage to plugged-in appliances…

Dec08

Avoid These Dangerous DIY Home Electrical Repairs

As humans, there are a lot of things we can figure out for ourselves. Being a homeowner, we tend to think…

Nov22

How to Prevent Surges from Damaging Electronics

The event where power disappears for a split section and repeatedly returns for a couple of seconds is called a power…

Nov20

Importance of Whole House Surge Protection

A sudden burst of electricity through your electrical wires can be enough to destroy sensitive electronic equipment and even cause an…

Nov07

Tips to Prepare for Severe Weather

Severe weather can come with a warning or it can strike unexpectedly. The choice between repairing the damages caused by a…

Oct31

Pros and Cons of Motion Sensor Lighting

Motion sensor lighting is a great thing to have a team of electricians install because it adds an extra layer of…

Oct28

What You Need to Know Before Setting Up an Outdoor Kitchen

Barbeques and family get-togethers can get messy when everyone is crammed inside. Moving the party outside can give everyone a fresh…

Oct20

Electric Essentials to Set Up an Outdoor Kitchen

Do you love to spend time outside entertaining friends and family? Do you hate that you have to constantly walk in…

Oct18

How to Know If My 2 Prong Outlet is Up To Code

2 prong outlets are the most commonly used outlets in homes – no matter what year the home was built in.…

Oct12

What Do I Need to Charge an Electric Car?

Do you have an electric car or are you planning to buy one? If so, you’re probably at the point of…

Oct04

How Electrical Upgrades Can Improve Home Office Productivity

Are you new to working from home or have you always worked from home? Either way, it’s important to ensure you…

Sep27

Tips to Prepare for Power Outage

Natural weather conditions like hurricanes, rainstorms, heat waves, tornadoes, and even ice storms can cause your home or even your entire…

Sep14

What to Do When My Lighting Switch Makes a Crackling Sound

When it comes to snapping, crackling, or popping sounds, you never want to hear it come from your light switches. It’s…

Sep07

What to Do When Your Circuit Breaker Trips

Have you recently experienced a power outage? Did one of your rooms in your home lose power? Whether this is your…

Sep01

Upgrade Your Home with Versatile Track Lights

We’ve all seen track lighting in any home that was built in the 80s or 90s, right? Track lighting was extremely…

Aug23

Home Office Essentials

The internet continues to change the way we live as more and more people are working, and even learning, remotely. Home…

Aug14

Improve Security with Sensor Lights

Somewhere between traditional lights and sophisticated “Smart” lights is motion sensing lights. They are inexpensive and easy to install, giving you…

Aug08

Smart Home Wiring - What Are the Advantages?

Just a couple of decades ago, the idea of a “smart home” was linked to sci-fi books and movies as well…

Aug01

What Appliances Use the Most Energy?

A penny saved is a penny earned. If you are looking to save some money, then your electricity bill is a…

Jul23

Do You Need an Exhaust Fan?

When many people think of a fan, they often picture one that blows air toward a target area. The inverse, where…

Jul09

Automatic vs. Manual Transfer Switches

When the power goes out, one of your only options to provide temporary electricity is a backup generator. If you have…

Jun26

Electrical Wire Color Codes

If you have ever watched an action movie with a bomb squad tinkering with the colored electrical wires of a bomb,…

Jun20

Energy Efficiency Tips for the Summer

With the summertime right around the corner, it is time to say goodbye to the radiators and hello to the air…

May30

Home Office Video Conferencing Lighting

Working from home has become more and more popular over the years as the internet and technology as a whole continues…

May16

Benefits of A Dedicated Computer Circuit

Are you constantly experiencing power outages in your home or office? Are you struggling with frequent computer shutdowns caused by power…

Apr30

Get Organized and Label Your Electrical Panel

Having an unlabeled breaker box can be very frustrating, especially when faced with an electrical emergency. At Mr. Electric, we offer…

Apr19

What Causes Electrical Fires?

Electrical fires are one of the worst situations that a property owner can endure. Such a tragic event could cause property…

Mar15

What You Can Do and What You Shouldn’t Do with GFCI Outlets

Did you just plug in your blow dryer, electric shaver or curling iron, but it refuses to work? Your GFCI outlet…

Mar01

What’s a Wall Outlet Safe?

Are you looking for creative ways to stash some of your small treasures? One fun and creative method is to use…

Feb15

Do Window AC Units Use a Lot of Electricity?

Do you use window AC units to keep your home cool? Then you may be wondering if switching to a central…

Feb01

Smart Homes of the Future

Are you feeling overwhelmed about your daily responsibilities? Have you been on the lookout for creative ways to save money each…

Jan18

Ideas to Upgrade to Modern Lighting

Have you been looking for ways to refresh your living space, but aren’t ready to commit to a full-scale renovation? Then…

Jan04

Why Is My Dimmer Switch Warm to the Touch?

Does your dimmer switch always feel hot after it’s been used? Then you are probably concerned about the safety risks. At…

Dec21

Why is My Breaker Box on the Outside of My House?

Has your power gone out, and you are trying to find the breaker box in the dark? This issue can be…

Nov24

How to Choose the Perfect Exterior Light Fixtures

Are you looking for ways to spruce up your entryway? A new exterior light fixture can be an excellent way to…

Nov09

How to Wire Smoke Detectors in a Hardwired System

Are you tired of switching out the batteries in your home’s smoke detectors? Have you become concerned about the reliability of…

Oct19

Switch Your Hall Lights for Recessed Lights

Have the old, brassy light fixtures in your hallway been driving you insane? Are you looking for a fast and affordable…

Oct05

How to Store Light Bulbs of All Kinds

Staying organized can be difficult enough for busy homeowners. However, when it comes to storing spare light bulbs, the task can…

Sep21

How to Clean Ceiling Fans Quickly and Safely

Property owners with ceiling fans can enjoy a more comfortable atmosphere, improved air quality, enhanced lighting and increased energy efficiency. Yet,…

Sep04

How to Install a Bathroom Exhaust Fan

Has your exhaust fan stopped working? There is no need to leave your bathroom vulnerable to bacteria and mildew. A bathroom…

Aug23

The History of Electricity

Every day, your home and workplace depend on having access to a safe and reliable electrical system. It can be hard…

Aug09

What Are the Best Solar Lights for Your Yard?

Are you looking for ways to improve your outdoor lighting with ecofriendly options? Then you may have already begun searching for…

Jul27

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter Outlets

Maybe you have seen the term GFCI before but are not sure what it is or why it is important. At…

Jul12

How Much Electricity Does a Stove Use?

Are you seeing a rise in your monthly utility costs? Did you notice that a few electric bills went up following…

Jun22

How Long Does It Take to Charge an Electric Car?

Many drivers dream about owning an electric car, but never take the first step because they are concerned about the charging…

Jun08

Smart Home Devices and Your Electricity Bill

Have you dreamed about owning a smart home of your very own? While a fully integrated smart home system is attainable,…

May25

Why Does the Circuit Breaker Keep Tripping?

Did you suddenly find yourself sitting in the dark? A tripped breaker may be frustrating to deal with, but its important…

May11

Electrical Issues That Could Make or Break Your Home Sale

Do you plan on selling your home soon? Many homeowners focus on updating the design of their property to improve potential…

Apr27

How to Choose Light Bulbs

Do your light bulbs frequently burn out too quickly? Are you unsatisfied with the quality of your lighting? Then the problem…

Apr13

How to Install a Hot Tub?

Have you always dreamed about owning a hot tub, but aren’t sure about the installation process? At Mr. Electric, we provide…

Mar30

The Best Way to Clean Light Fixtures

Light fixtures can have an incredible impact on the beauty and ambiance of your living space. However, when they are left…

Mar16

How to Fix a Smoking Electrical Outlet

Are you worried about the condition of your electrical system? Seeing a smoking electrical outlet can be a very scary experience…

Mar01

Benefits of Solar Panels

Have you considered purchasing solar panels, but aren’t sure if it’s the right choice for your home or business? At Mr.…

Feb14

Do Carbon Monoxide Detectors Expire?

Exposure to carbon monoxide is a common problem for property owners in the United States. It is estimated that more than…

Feb02

How to Install a USB Outlet

Now that smart phones, tablets and other devices have become commonplace, being able to charge quickly and easily is more important…

Jan19

Electric Fireplace Safety Tips

Have you fallen in love with the beauty and practicality of electric fireplaces, but you’re concerned about safety risks? Do you…

Jan05

Are There Fire Dangers Hidden in Your Walls?

Every year, thousands of properties across the US fall victim to fire damage, and electrical systems are the third leading cause…

Dec23

How Do Electric Fireplaces Work?

Do you enjoy the warmth and comfort of a fireplace, but don’t necessarily want the responsibility and maintenance of a traditional…

Dec06

Protect Your Children with Tamper Resistant Receptacles

Tamper-resistant outlets are a simple way to help protect children from electrical hazards. Statistics from the Electrical Safety Foundation International estimates…

Nov26

Smart Home Innovations

Technology makes our lives better, and today, you can control all home devices, including the lights, TV, thermostats, and refrigerator from…

Nov07

Preparing Your Electrical System for Winter

Most homeowners are aware of the importance of preparing their property for winter weather. Unfortunately, many people neglect to include electrical…

Oct18

Is it Safe to Use a Three-Prong Adapter?

Many of us often become confused about realizing the appliance or device in our hand is using a three-pronged plug which…

Oct05

Should I Replace Two-Prong Outlets?

Are you planning to replace the two-prong outlets in your home with the newer three-prong outlets? You need to read the…

Apr19

Is Your Home a “Smart” Home?

Imagine what it would feel like to let in a dog walker, adjust the temperature of your heater and keep an…

Apr07

Power Surge Horror Stories

You don't want to lose your expensive appliances or devices like the TV, gaming console or dishwasher to a preventable fire…

Apr03

Child Electrical Injury Prevention

Electricity has made life a lot easier but it comes with serious dangers too. Most child-related electrical accidents occur when adults…

Mar27

Why Are Lights Flickering?

A wide range of electrical problems may go unnoticed by home and office owners but you must not allow flickering bulbs…

Mar21

Best Smart Home Devices You Should Have

The home of the future is now available today thanks to the advancement in cost-effective smart technology. Such smart technologies are…

Mar12

What to Know About Ballast and Bulb Replacement?

Are your home or office lights going out too frequently? Having a ballast replacement may be the…

Mar06

All About Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Compact fluorescent light bulbs are durable and energy-efficient, not forgetting the fact that they are affordable when compared to incandescent bulbs.…

Feb28

Is Running a Generator More Expensive?

Mr. Electric Of Katy has conducted some research on comparing the costs of running a generator to costs of running electricity…

Feb19

Common Electrical Problems

You might have been disregarding some common electrical problems in your home, but you should be aware that many of these…

Feb14

All You Need to Know About LED Bulbs

LED performance in lighting technology has become the main focus of electrical service providers worldwide. LED lights are more efficient, environmental-friendly,…

Jan31

Energy Audit Benefits for Businesses

A business energy audit can be referred to as a thorough examination of the current energy-efficiency rate of your business enterprise.…

Jan25

Do I need an Attic Fan?

Temperatures are higher during the summer seasons, but you should allow such to increase your bills too significantly. You can rely…

Jan08

How to Find a Trusted Electrician?

All electrical works must be handled by professional electricians, and the reason being that faulty electrical wiring, can result in constant…

Dec26

Home Safety During the Holidays

The holidays are normally a time of joy and happiness. Unfortunately for some, electrical problems can put an abrupt end to…

Dec18

Reasons You Might Want to Install a Generator

With more frequent weather extremities causing power outages, this could be the ideal time to install a…

Dec11

How Can I Tell If My Office Wiring Is a Fire Hazard?

Fire hazards can be extremely dangerous for your business. Between 2007 and 2011, it was recorded that there were roughly 3340…

Dec05

Would Your Home Pass an Electrical Safety Inspection?

An ideal home has lots of appliances and electrical fixtures that must be deployed on daily basis. In order to ensure…

Nov20

Creative Lighting Ideas for Your Home

Do you know that your existing interior can be complemented with an extra touch of luxury using simple lighting fixtures to…

Nov10

Why You Should Hire Certified Electricians?

Whatever the circumstances, you must always hire certified electricians for certain reasons. Mr. Electric Of Katy offers certified, insured and licensed…

Nov03