If you’ve ever stepped into a kitchen with undercabinet lighting, you know it adds a remarkable wow-factor that traditional lighting can’t match. The subtle glow emanating from beneath kitchen cabinets has a magical quality, instantly transforming the ambiance of the space. Many homeowners may think that undercabinet lighting is simply for a higher-end look, but […]
This is one of the most common install requests we get here at Lemere Electric. It can also be the most “brow raising” install (especially if the hot tub dealer said the install would not be expensive). The cost to install your hot tub will vary depending on many factors, such as the size of
If your electrical outlet is buzzing it could indicate that a connection has come loose or you have a bad outlet. The buzzing sound itself is actually the alternating current you are hearing. It’s usually a sign you need an outlet repair or replacement. If your electrical outlet is making a popping or crackling sound,
Electrical outlets are not meant to “break”. In fact if you have one or more electrical outlets not working in your home, they could become an electrical hazard. Delaying the inspection and replacement of electrical outlets, using them incorrectly, or ignoring the problem can and does lead to unintended and horrendous consequences. Electrical outlets can
Believe it or not, the holiday season can be a great time to sell your home. You may think that spring is the ultimate season to sell your home due to more houses being listed and more people seem eager to buy. It’s true that the housing market typically heats up during the spring, however,
Most of us know that electricity and water don’t mix, therefore, things like relaxing in a bathtub with a space heater sitting on the ledge is something we are smart enough to never do. But there are some things that may not seem so common sense when it comes to electrical safety at home, such as what to do if an outlet or light switch feels warm to the touch, or if it’s okay to be using a light bulb that is a higher wattage than suggested for a light fixture.
Whether you’re talking about battery packs or wall chargers, the amount of amperage a charger can put out determines how quickly you can charge your devices. A lightweight 1A connection might be fine for topping off your Kindle, but it’ll take much longer than a 2A connection to charge your iPad (and in some cases certain high-demand devices just don’t charge correctly with low-amp chargers).
Sometimes troubleshooting is easy and extremely obvious – like a switch that was forgotten about or the darn light bulb was just burnt out. You may even discover that a GFCI receptacle or breaker was tripped. There have been times when the tripped GFCI Plug was behind a pile of boxes in the garage and
If you ever have to get up in the middle of the night, you know how much of a pain it can be. Turning on a light isn’t really an option, as you don’t want to wake anyone else up. And not only can fumbling around in the dark be noisy, it can be dangerous,