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Ways to Keep Your Electrical System Stress Free This Summer

The weather is heating up, and with it, so is the load on your electrical system. Don’t let the stress pile up. Protect your electrical system – and your wallet – from the stresses of summer with the help of these simple tips. Reduce Stress from Heating and Cooling Heating and cooling comprises about 30%-50% … Continue reading “Ways to Keep Your Electrical System Stress Free This Summer”


How to Childproof Outlets

Young children are curious, which is why they are susceptible to dangerous situations. Anyone who has a toddler knows that as they become more mobile, it is increasingly essential to protect them from themselves, particularly when it comes to the outlets in your home. The National Fire Protection Agency notes over 2,400 children are injured … Continue reading “How to Childproof Outlets”


Don’t Forget These Springtime Electrical Safety Tips

Now that it’s spring and the weather is warmer, people are spending more time outside. For the sake of safety, it’s important to make sure certain electrical components are functioning properly and you are practicing good habits both inside and outside of the home. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), thousands of people … Continue reading “Don’t Forget These Springtime Electrical Safety Tips”


It Pays to Upgrade to LED Lighting

Are you looking at ways to reduce your electricity bills and overhead but don’t know how? One simple way is to upgrade to LED lighting and enjoy huge money saving benefits almost immediately. In fact, experts say that business lighting upgrades can cut lighting bills by 50% to 70%! Why You Should Consider A Lighting … Continue reading “It Pays to Upgrade to LED Lighting”


Labeling your Electrical Panel

Ever need to flip a switch on your electrical panel, and you don’t know which one to flip? It can be a frustrating process, but it doesn’t need to be! Labeling your electrical panel can save time and confusion. Labeling your electrical panel is important, not just to lessen frustration for the homeowner. Knowing which … Continue reading “Labeling your Electrical Panel”


Would Your Home Pass an Electrical Safety Inspection?

Whether you’re cooking dinner, browsing the web, or blow drying your hair, you rely on electricity more than you probably realize. Since we depend so heavily on appliances and outlets, of course we want to make sure they are functioning reliably. Most of us would also like the peace of mind of knowing whether our … Continue reading “Would Your Home Pass an Electrical Safety Inspection?”


Resolve to Fix Bad Electrical Wiring in the New Year

Is your electrical wiring up to code? If you know your wiring is faulty, old or insufficient to handle your electrical needs, the new year is a great time to commit to a wiring inspection. In some cases, problems are severe enough that you should seriously consider replacing the wiring in your home, but that’s … Continue reading “Resolve to Fix Bad Electrical Wiring in the New Year”


There Are How Many Different Types of Electrical Outlets?!?

Trivia Question: How many types of outlets are there? Most people would say two, maybe three. Nope, there are 75 electrical outlets in the average home, of various sizes, shapes, and functionalities. Are the ones gracing your walls the right ones for the job? Let’s take a closer look at some of the most common … Continue reading “There Are How Many Different Types of Electrical Outlets?!?”


Dead Outlet? – What to Do About It

Dead Outlet? – What to Do About It Do you have an outlet that can’t seem to keep its act together? We know just how maddening that can be! Today the experts at Fab Electric will share with you how to troubleshoot and handle a dead outlet, and when it’s time to call us! To … Continue reading “Dead Outlet? – What to Do About It”


How to Avoid a Hair-Raising Outdoor Electrical Experience

How to Avoid a Hair-Raising Outdoor Electrical Experience Outdoor electrical outlets are quite convenient! They provide the power needed to light your yard, operate power tools, plug in holiday lights, and power up speakers and other entertainment devices. It is extremely important to protect these outlets, however, because failure to do so can create a dangerous situation for … Continue reading “How to Avoid a Hair-Raising Outdoor Electrical Experience”