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Written by Larry Cook

Talk to an Electrician About Improving Home Energy Efficiency

An increasing number of homeowners are placing more emphasis on energy efficiency. Their two typical goals are decreasing their impact on the environment and reducing their utility bills. In either case, they can get a great start by talking to a licensed electrician about their home’s energy efficiency.

Many people are unaware that a skilled electrician can help conserve energy in their homes. Experienced electricians are knowledgeable about cost-effective methods that will greatly decrease electrical use. Below are three that you should strongly consider. 

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electrician, home and residential services
Written by Larry Cook

How Important is Electrical for a Kitchen Remodel? – Part 2

As mentioned in Part 1, a kitchen remodel, electrical design and installation can not only improve the quality of everyday usage, but it can also increase your home’s resale value. Part 2 will discuss Kitchen Lighting, Electrical Circuits, and Contractors.

Kitchen Lighting

An excellent layout of switches and electrical lighting circuits can significantly raise the functionality and pleasure of using a new kitchen. In addition, it can help reduce energy use as well. Creating work areas will help you determine a plan for switches and lighting. One idea is a handful of recessed lights illuminating a work island.  Another design idea is track lighting for a counter dining area. One notion is installing one light over the sink connected to a dimmer switch.

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Commercial ,Home,Electrician ,Annapolis, MD
Written by Larry Cook

Updating an Older Home’s Electrical System – Part 1

Nowadays, the growing number of appliances and devices often overload the electrical systems of older houses, condominiums, and apartment buildings. This can lead to several problems that could have been prevented by updating electrical panels and wiring.

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Written by Larry Cook

Low Versus High Voltage for Your Home

As a homeowner you have probably seen voltage warnings on wires, fixtures, and electrical panels. This article will discuss low versus high voltage. If you are considering starting on a home project that will involve electricity, consult with an experienced licensed electrician for your family’s safety and the best results.

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Written by Larry Cook

Modern Bathroom Electrical Wiring Needs

The increased electrical demands of modern bathrooms, along with their damp environments, must be considered together. The following will discuss the proper wiring for your bath in relation to ventilation, lighting, outlets, and circuits. Before you proceed with any project involving wiring, make sure to consult with a licensed and trusted electrician to get the best electrical results for your bathroom.

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electricians,installations, electrical services
Written by Larry Cook

Find an Electrician for Home Entertainment Services

You may not be aware that some licensed electricians are experts at providing a wide range of home entertainment services. There may be times that you feel overwhelmed or daunted by the complex task of assembling, wiring, and installing a home video or audio system. The following is a summary of home entertainment services that electricians can typically provide.

Home Theater Installation

One kind of project that many electricians are increasingly asked to do by homeowners is home theater installation. The installation process can be complex and very time consuming, and busy working people often prefer an expert to handle matters. Another advantage is that electricians will ensure that components and wiring are installed safely and where requested. In addition, electricians can often help with future repairs related to cabling and electrical wiring.

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home, electrical services, Annapolis, MD
Written by Larry Cook

Setting up Your Hot Tub

When setting up your outdoor hot tub, be sure to read and follow the power requirements. A smaller hot tub can plug in to a 15- amp 120 volt which includes a ground fault circuit interrupter outlet. This will help shut off the unit to your timed setting automatically.  A larger hot tub might require as much as a 50 amp 240 feed in order to have the pump motor and heater run properly.

Some models have an easily removable panel or door that allows access to the pump, wiring and control for easy maintenance.

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Commercial ,Home,Electrician ,Annapolis, MD
Written by Larry Cook

Electrical Safety Inspections

Electrical safety inspections should take place for the following reasons:

  • When you are purchasing a new home,
  • When your home is 40 years or older to be sure the wiring is still safe,
  • When you add a new appliance to make sure it is compatible with your home wiring, and
  • When you have done a renovation to your home to be sure that the wiring meets local standards.

Any time you need to have an electrical inspection, it must be conducted by a licensed electrician.

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