Electrician on the Way? Be Sure to Be Prepared by Following These 3 Steps

August 9, 2018 at 3:19 pm | Category: Electrical

When you know you’ve got an electrician on the way, you need to take a few moments to be fully prepared for him. After all, these few moments of prep work can save your electrician quite a bit of time and effort — which, in turn, could save you quite a bit of money. If […]

How To Spot Electrical Compliance Issues In Your Bethlehem Home

December 30, 2016 at 6:34 pm | Category: Electrical

One of the most common electrical compliance issues is aluminum wiring. Find out what year your home was constructed. If it was built in years up to the early 1980’s it is likely wired with aluminum. The electrical panel box cover would be removed to inspect for aluminum wiring. However, we do not recommend that […]

How to Know that You Need to Rewire Your Allentown Electrical System

September 8, 2015 at 5:42 pm | Category: Circuit Breakers, Electrical, Electrical Inspections, Electrical Tips

Without any doubt, electricity is responsible in large part for the high quality of life that we and our Allentown families enjoy. It is hard to imagine a single task that we do on a daily basis that is not made possible in some way by electricity. When your electrical system is faulty, you and […]

The Power of Allentown Home Generators

July 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | Category: Electrical

Home generators are one of the most useful machines ever invented. Because of the rapidly evolving technology, people have grown accustomed to making work easier through the use of electricity. In one way or another, electricity is present in almost everything people do – from charging cellular phones to surfing the Internet to watching television […]

Are You Smarter Than an Electric Meter?

February 16, 2012 at 9:46 pm | Category: Electrical

“Smart” electric meters are electronic devices that track and record a customer’s electric use. Electric utilities have been replacing old, analog meters that are read manually once a month with new, digital smart meters that automatically capture information about electricity consumption and transmit it back to electric companies. Smart meters offer the following benefits and […]

Fight the Power (Save Some $$)

January 31, 2012 at 8:02 pm | Category: Electrical

If you’re trying to decide whether to invest in a more energy-efficient appliance or you’d like to determine your electricity loads, you may want to estimate appliance energy consumption. Formula for Estimating Energy Consumption You can use this formula to estimate an appliance’s energy use: (Wattage × Hours Used Per Day) ÷ 1000 = Daily […]

Electric Power Meter: A Good Read

January 26, 2012 at 8:16 pm | Category: Electrical

An electric power meter is a very accurate instrument that measures the amount of electricity you use. If you look through the glass enclosure, you will see a rotating metal disc. It rotates in proportion to the amount of electricity that’s being used at that time. The more electricity you are using at any given […]

First Aid For Electrical Shocks in Allentown

January 10, 2012 at 7:21 pm | Category: Electrical

Electrical shocks always need emergency medical attention — even if the person seems to be fine afterward. Call Allentown 911 if the person has been injured by an electrical shock The Allentown 911 emergency personnel may instruct you on the following: 1. Separate the Person From Current’s Source To turn off power: Unplug an appliance […]

Cracking the Color Code of Lehigh Valley Electrical Wiring

December 22, 2011 at 5:43 pm | Category: Electrical

Electrical wiring is something that requires foresight, planning, and a certain degree of know-how. Going into electrical wiring without these tools at your disposal can potentially have some pretty frightening consequences! Electricity isn’t something to be toyed with haphazardly.  Having said that, it’s not something that you should necessarily be afraid of either. There are […]

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