Things You Need To Know Before Calling For An Estimate For A New Electrical Outlet


Before you start calling up all the electricians in your phone book looking to get a quote or estimate for installing a new electrical outlet, you will need to gather up specific information that will help the electricians you call give you the most accurate estimate. Gather Information The first thing you need to do is gather up all the information that the electrician is going to need to know in order to give you an accurate estimate.

21 September 2015

Apprentice To Journeyman, Becoming An Electrician


According to a survey by ManpowerGroup, since 2009, the hardest jobs to fill in the US have been skilled trades jobs. These skilled trades include plumbers, welders, and framers, but one of the hardest hit trades is electricians. More people are moving into desk jobs and leaving these industries, which creates a void of skill and labor. If you have ever had an electrician out to perform some work on your home or to give a quote, you know that they make good money.

10 August 2015

Why An Old Electrical Panel Should Be Upgraded In A House


Do you have an old house with an electrical panel that has never been upgraded? You may want to invest in an upgrade because multiple things can happen if you don't, such as your wiring becoming a fire hazard. Find out below about the dangers of living in a home with an old electrical panel, as well as what an upgrade will cost. What Makes an Old Electrical Panel Dangerous?

6 July 2015

Why Circuit Breakers Trip When Using High Wattage Appliances


Do your circuit breakers trip each time that you use the microwave or other high wattage appliances? The problem may lie with you not having a sufficient amount of wiring to handle the power demands of your house, but it can be solved by getting sub-panel installed. In this article, learn about the cause for circuit breakers to trip when appliances are used and what it costs to get the problem fixed.

26 June 2015

2 Renovations That Are Best Left To An Electrician


An electrician is a great resource that can assist with a variety home renovation projects. Two renovations that you should probably leave in the hands of a professional electrician are installing a security system and setting up a home theater.  Installing A Security System An electrician is going to be vital when it comes to installing a security system in your home, mostly because he or she will be able to install it in a way that ensure optimal performance.

18 June 2015

Avoid These Electrical Hazards in Your Landscape


Most people know to go in during a lightening storm and to keep foreign objects out of electrical outlets, but there are many outdoor electrical safety things that aren't as well known or are commonly overlooked. Here is how to keep both yourself and your family safe from these outdoor electrical hazards this summer. Check your Outlets Outdoor electrical outlets need to be properly grounded and they should have weatherproof covers.

21 May 2015

Preparing For Sound Dominance With Electrical Support


Whether you're setting up a new dance club or preparing a powerful home audio system, you'll need an electrical system that can handle the heavy electrical demands and massive sound production from high quality systems. Before trying to hook everything up to existing, possibly weak or deteriorating sound systems, consider a few ways that an electrician like Attaboy Electric Service LLC can help you make things safer while making placement a lot easier.

21 April 2015