Stuck in quarantine? We can help.
With the stay-at-home mandate and adjusting to a new schedule with online work, remote school for the kids, or managing video calls with friends, we’re all spending more time in the house these days! That also probably means your household’s electrical load is bigger.
Now is a great time to get reacquainted with best practices for home electrical safety. Read on to get tips from the experts in the field.
How often should you replace your smoke alarm? Every 10 years. Learn more about why it’s important here and how to change it yourself.
For more general tips about home electrical safety, this article from Electrical Safety Foundation International is a very helpful read. Learn the warning signs of an overloaded electrical system and how to avoid overloading a circuit in your home.
You might be tempted to D-I-Y something while quarantined, whether that be out of boredom or necessity. However, there are some electrical projects that should NEVER be done on your own. We wrote on this very subject matter in a previous blog post - read it here.
On the other hand, performing a routine maintenance check-up might be a good idea. We wrote a guide for you here! You can also check out this helpful article that explains the latest updates in the National Electrical Code.
Do you need assistance with a specific electrical project or problem? Give us a call and we’d be more than happy to help.