Gauging the value of your home’s electrical utilities and perks can be a complex evaluation that varies based on your local housing market and a variety of other factors. However, there are a number of upgrades and renovations that can be beneficial no matter what the real estate market looks like in your area. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of upgrading your home’s electrical, how they can affect property value and if they are a smart move for making your home more enticing to homebuyers.
Wet electrical outlets pose a serious risk in your home. Taking immediate steps can reduce risks and allow you time to replace or repair the affected outlet. These tips can help you decide how to manage a wet outlet in your home.
It can be alarming when you realize that your outlet is getting hot. While it can be easy to write off as nothing to worry about, the truth is that many home fires are started by overheated or shorted outlets and appliances.
A three-prong/two-prong adapter, also known as a cheater plug allows a three-pronged plug to connect to a non-grounded receptacle with only two slots. They are primarily used to plug appliances and electronics into older two prong receptacles.
An electric spark occurs when an excess amount of electricity discharges either to form an electric field or to find a connection. Electrical sparks can be normal, but there are some concerns with routine electrical sparking when you plug into an outlet. Electric sparks when you insert a plug into a wall outlet could be an indication of old connections, improper wiring, or moisture build up.
Bryant Electric Service is partnering with the Red Cross to help prevent house fires and provide for those who have been affected by them.
Rolling blackouts occur when delivery of electricity from a large power source is intermittently stopped in varying places across a wide area. Rolling blackouts usually occur in tandem with natural disasters or energy crises.
Electrical contractors are a crucial element to any new build of commercial or residential premises. They can also be incredibly helpful when looking to renovate an existing building, where your expertise is not that skilled. You may feel that you are capable of performing smaller tasks, but where electrics are concerned it is far better…
Your smoke detector is arguably the most essential safety fixture in your home. However, a National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) report found that at least 5 million homes in the U.S. still don’t have smoke alarms. According to the NFPA, having a working smoke alarm cuts one’s chances of dying in a reported fire in…
Flickering lights do not always signify a serious issue with your electrical system. What’s more important to note is which lights flicker and how. This is a relatively common issue that can have a variety of explanations. To get a better idea of how to address your flickering lights, tailor your solution to the specific…