Standby Generator

Picking the Right Standby Generator for You

It’s an indisputable fact that power outages are on the rise in the United States.

But power outages aren’t just a major inconvenience – they can also be downright dangerous.

Is your family prepared to handle severe, long-lasting power outages? If you have a standby generator, you will be.

In this post, we’re outlining how to pick the best standby generator to keep your family safe. Read more

Generators and Tax Breaks

Generators and Tax Breaks: Getting Ready for the 2017 Hurricane Season

A recent news story published by the Palm Beach Post suggests that Florida could experience a severe Atlantic hurricane season this year. According to research conducted by the Climate Prediction Center at Colorado State University, the weather disturbance known as El Niño could make a comeback later in 2017, and it may strengthen hurricanes forming in the Caribbean.

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3 Reasons You Should Switch to an Electric Tankless Water Heater

A hot, relaxing shower is one of life’s simple pleasures. You probably don’t think a lot about your water heater until something goes wrong, but you certainly rely on it to provide hot water when you need it the most. Whether your current system is failing or you are ready to upgrade, read on to discover three reasons why now is a great time to switch to an electric tankless water heater.

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Street Light Electrical Work

Light It Up For Safety

November is here, and on Sunday the 6th, daylight savings time ended. We all know what this means, it gets dark early and the days are much shorter. Soon the Holidays will be upon us, as well as the arrival of all our snowbirds, and this means more people will be out and about shopping, dining, and so much more after dark. What better time to think about changing your security lights/parking lot lights? When they are most needed, but before the rush. Read more

stray voltages

Stray Voltages Around Your Pool: A Deadly Threat

Stray voltages can be very dangerous. If you are fortunate enough to have a pool at your home, you have the perfect place to cool off during hot Florida summer days. Your pool provides an excellent opportunity to spend time with your family and entertain your friends as you soak up the Fort Myers sunshine. However, most homeowners understand that it’s important to have safety procedures in place in and around the pool.

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The Time for Residential Solar Power in Florida is Now

When it comes to the current state of solar power for homeowners in Florida, there is good news and bad news. The good news includes plummeting costs of equipment and increasing interest at State and national levels to explore the potential of solar energy. However, some things are not quite where they should be yet. In this article, we will explore these areas that need improving and how the good people of Florida can get involved to advance solar power into the future.

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GFCI vs. AFCI: What Is the Difference?

GFCI vs. AFCI: What Is the Difference?

Advances in circuit breaker and electrical technology have made our lives safer. Fuses and circuit breakers are essential components that prevent excess current from running through the system. When a problem occurs, fuses blow and circuit breakers trip to shut off the flow of electricity. Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI) and arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCI) are two types of safety devices designed to protect you and your property from electrical issues that could lead to fire, injury, and death. While these devices share similarities, such as providing greater protection than a standard outlet, each component also serves distinct purposes.

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Surge Protection

Prevent Many Forms Of Loss with Surge Protection

Florida may be known as the sunshine state to tourists, but what many don’t know is as sunny as it gets, there are plenty of thunderstorms, especially during the summer months. Lightning is a daily occurrence in some parts of the state, and it can be downright hazardous without surge protection. Many have the unfortunate misunderstanding that a home can protect its contents from lightning, but that is simply not the case. Storms and the lightning that they produce can reek havoc on your home electrical circuits and appliances, and be dangerous to your physical well-being as well. Luckily with the advances in technology, there are surge protection systems that work fabulously to stop lightning from wrecking havoc on equipment and starting a disastrous, and life threatening, fire.

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10 Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home

May is electrical safety month, so be sure to follow these electrical safety tips. Don’t simply copy Tim, the tool man. Instead, be careful and only do what you have the ability to do. If it is beyond your understanding, call a professional electrical contractor as it is simply not worth the risk.

 

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