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 […]
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 2020, and it may strengthen hurricanes forming […]
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 […]
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, […]
Hurricane Matthew mostly spared Florida homeowners, a destructive tropical storm that did not make landfall in the Sunshine State but still caused significant damage and prolonged power outages.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.