Heather Lemere

My Electrical Outlet Is Buzzing – What’s Going On?

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, …

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How do you know when your outlets are behaving badly?

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 …

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Electrical Safety

Checking Now Can Lead To A Safer Home

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.

Phone Charging Point

An Easy Solution For Phone Charging

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).

Electrical Problem

There, I Fixed It! Simple Ways To Troubleshoot Common Electrical Problems

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 …

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