4 of the Most Common Electrical Issues Homeowners Have

Maintaining your home’s electrical integrity is a huge priority for many homeowners; not only does properly functioning electrical components increase your quality of life, it also helps to maintain your home’s resale value. If you’re a new homeowner wondering what kind of electrical issues you are likely to run into, take a look at the 4 most common electrical issues homeowners’ experience.

Flickering Lights

If you’ve ever entered a room in your house, only to be greeted with a strobe-like flashing coming from your overhead lighting, it is likely that you are experiencing some sort of electrical issue. Homeowners are able to conduct some self-research by turning …

The Benefits of Tamper Resistant Sockets

Tamper resistant sockets, also known as GFCI receptacles, are a new electrical safety device designed to reduce the number of electrical shocks resulting from plugging in or removing electrical plugs from receptacles. The benefits associated with GFCI’s are many, the most important of which is increased electrical safety. Let’s take a brief look at some of the primary benefits of installing tamper resistant sockets in your home.

Increased Shock Protection

Every year, roughly 2,400 children are shocked and burned when trying to plug in electrical devices into sockets. As a result, the NEC is now requiring tamper resistant (or TR) receptacles to be installed in both new …