Do I need an electrician to add an outlet?

Do I need an electrician to add an outlet?

Do I need an electrician to add an outlet? If you’re doing any sort of home renovations that require electrical work, such as adding or replacing an electrical switch, then you might need to add an outlet (also called electrical plug, electrical socket, etc.) in some...
How Many Christmas Lights Can I String Together?

How Many Christmas Lights Can I String Together?

How Many Christmas Lights Can I String Together? So, you want to be the next Clark Griswold and light up the neighborhood (and the International Space Station) with your Christmas lights this holiday season. For starters, we applaud you. Second, if that’s the case,...
Do I need an electric car charger installed?

Do I need an electric car charger installed?

Do I need an electric car charger installed? These days, more and more people are opting for electric vehicles. This is a great decision for many reasons, including lowering or eliminating gas fill-up costs, helping the environment with lower toxic emissions, and in...
Lexington/Richland County Power Guide

Lexington/Richland County Power Guide

Lexington/Richland County Power Guide There can be a few obstacles when moving to a new area, but one that almost everyone complains about when moving to Columbia Metro is the confusion about utility providers. Many find it difficult to determine who their service...
Wiring up your home office

Wiring up your home office

Wiring Up Your Home Office ​Are you one of the 42% of Americans currently working from home? Economists and human resource experts are anticipating that the new work from home economy, dramatically increased due to the pandemic, will continue long after the health...
Are Two Prong Outlets Safe?

Are Two Prong Outlets Safe?

Are Two Prong Outlets Safe? Older homes often have at least a few two-pronged outlets. For a lot of people, these are a phenomenon they have only heard about. Three prong outlets have been the standard for so long that younger generations might not even know they once...
Why is my electric bill so high?

Why is my electric bill so high?

Why is my electric bill so high? Has your electric bill been steadily climbing over the last several months? Have you recently moved or changed your household dynamic that might be making your electric bills higher? Maybe you’re simply tired of paying high electric...
Why do my light bulbs keep burning out?

Why do my light bulbs keep burning out?

Why do my light bulbs keep burning out? “Why do my light bulbs keep burning out?” We’re glad you asked! Asking this question of an average electrician will get you sales pitches for expensive electrical inspections. But often the problem is one that can be diagnosed...
Why Does My Home Smell Fishy?

Why Does My Home Smell Fishy?

Why Does My Home Smell Fishy? You probably don’t think, “electrical issue” when you smell fish. But you should. If no one has cooked fish recently and you notice a fishy smell, it could be an indicator of an electrical emergency. Hopefully you’re not experiencing this...