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Respect Electrical Receptacles

January 4, 2012 at 5:58 pm | Category: Electrical Outlets

If you look around your Allentown home, chances are you will find different kinds of electrical receptacles. These different varieties are all used for different purposes, and it is important to understand their intended usage to avoid making mistakes. Even the voltage can vary between these receptacle varieties, so you should take the time to […]

New Year – New Smoke Alarm Batteries

December 30, 2011 at 7:34 pm | Category: Electrical Inspections

Few would dispute the immense benefit that having smoke alarms installed in your Lehigh Valley home can have. They come in many shapes and sizes. They can be elaborate installations such as those installed in hotel complexes or they can consist of a simple device bought at a Lehigh Valley hardware store and installed by […]

Are You Up on Your Bulbs in Allentown?

December 28, 2011 at 7:10 pm | Category: Lighting

What is the difference between the incandescent, CFL and LED lights? Your Allentown electrician can explain in depth the differences between these types of lighting.  He can also help you choose and then install lighting that will best utilize CFLs should you chooses to go that route after you have explored the differences. This includes […]

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 […]

How Knot to Use Extension Cords in Lehigh Valley

December 19, 2011 at 10:42 pm | Category: Electrical Outlets

Common sense safety practices save lives and property.  This is especially true when using extension cords.  Remember that extension cords are only for temporary use, and shouldn’t be used long term or permanently attached.  If you find that you are constantly in need of extension cords to plug in consistently used appliances or components, a […]

AFCI & GFI FYI

December 15, 2011 at 6:58 pm | Category: GCFI Receptacles, Panel Upgrades

So you’re getting ready to add an addition to your Lehigh Valley home. Maybe you’re simply planning to upgrade your electrical service panel. Your Lehigh Valley electrical contractor coming out to give you quotes is all telling you that you should replace your existing circuit breakers with AFCI breakers – but what are they? Arc-Fault […]

Tools of the Allentown Electrician’s Trade

December 14, 2011 at 5:20 pm | Category: Uncategorized

It is impossible to imagine a day without electricity in our lives. Though you always rely on a good Allentown electrical contractor in to make any major electrical repair or to upgrade the electrical wiring in your Allentown home, there are times when you may desire to put on the electrician’s hat to make minor […]

Oh No! Turkey’s In The Oven And The Power Is Out!

December 8, 2011 at 7:52 pm | Category: Emergency Services

Having an emergency electrical situation at your Lehigh Valley home or office is never a pleasant experience. Losing power in your home due to a storm, or suddenly having your HVAC system shut off during a hot summer or cold winter is not only uncomfortable, but also potentially dangerous. Luckily there is your professional Lehigh […]

Get On The Right Track With Your Lehigh Valley Home Lighting Options

December 6, 2011 at 9:37 pm | Category: Lighting

Track lighting can be tricky to use properly in your Lehigh Valley home. It has two strengths over most other sorts of lighting. First, it is flexible. You can easily move your fixtures from one place to another across your ceiling. Second, it is directed. Rather than light rooms generally, it generates beams that fall […]

Foil The Grinch By Adding Landscape Lighting Around Your Lehigh Valley Home

December 2, 2011 at 9:16 pm | Category: Landscape Lighting

Outdoor lighting is typically thought of as a way to beautify the exterior appearance of any Lehigh Valley home. While it does accomplish that, the installation of landscape lighting can have an impact on the safety of yourself, your family and your belongings.  Consult with your Lehigh Valley electrician to discuss the various options in outdoor […]


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