Posts made in August, 2015

5 Causes of Damage to Landscape Lighting

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in Blogs, Electrical Maintenance, Landscape Electrical | Comments Off on 5 Causes of Damage to Landscape Lighting

5 Causes of Damage to Landscape Lighting

Your landscape lighting adds value to your home or business, so keeping it functioning is an important part of your regular building maintenance. Electrical maintenance can be as simple as visually inspecting the property each week to make sure everything is working, or as thorough as hiring an electrical contractor to to regular maintenance tasks. There is no single cause for landscape lighting failure; the causes are varied, with some preventable and some out of your hands.

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4 Types of Electrical Motor Protection Functions

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in Blogs, Electrical Maintenance | Comments Off on 4 Types of Electrical Motor Protection Functions

4 Types of Electrical Motor Protection Functions

Electrical motors are designed to work within a designated range of electrical power rates. Add too much power or too little, and the motor can be damaged or broken beyond repair. This is a special concern for Florida residents and business people, since electrical surges and power outages are common occurrence, no matter what the season of year. The electrical protection of motors can be achieved by installing any number of devices and systems, each of which is designed to protect a certain type of circuit, machine, or building.

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What Does it Cost to Upgrade an Electrical Panel?

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Blogs, Home Renovation, Residential Electrical | Comments Off on What Does it Cost to Upgrade an Electrical Panel?

What Does it Cost to Upgrade an Electrical Panel?

The electrical panel in your home or business is where the electricity to the building is controlled. Different panels are able to handle different amounts of electricity flowing through them, and older panels traditionally are rated for far less power than newer models. This type of electrical upgrade cost┬ádepends on a number of factors, from local labor costs to the state of your building’s wiring system. Compare the cost vs. the benefits to decide if an electrical upgrade is right for you.

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