Learning About Electrical Faults

Key Uses Of Ground Penetrating Radar When Road And Ground Safety Are Concerns

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When you think of ground penetrating radar, it’s not unusual to associate it with ground studies, when there is a question as to the presence of valuable mineral within the soil. However, there are other ways that it can be used, including the transportation and road safety professions, in order to maintain the safety and usability of the general public. For instance, it is an efficient and accepted way to find buried structural and sewage lines. Read More»

Three Ways To Baby Proof Your Electrical System

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So you have a baby on the way and it’s time to start childproofing your home. If you’re like most parents, one of the first areas you’ll want to take a look at is your home’s electrical system. Here are three different ways you can ensure that your home remains a safe space for your child once he or she arrives. Use Multiple Options to Cover Outlets First things first, it’s time to cover up your outlets as much as possible so that the baby isn’t encouraged to stick their finger somewhere it does not belong. Read More»

3 Tips For Finding Jobs As An Electrical Contractor

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As an electrical contractor, one of the most important aspects of your business is finding new opportunities. Unfortunately, even with years of experience, customers will not just “find” you and hire you for their projects. You must do some footwork. Here are some tips to help you find some jobs: Make the Most of Meet and Greets As you bid for jobs, you will have an opportunity to meet with the customers and make your pitch. Read More»

Up To Code: A Few Tips When Building A Home

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When building a home, especially if it is your first, there are a lot of legal regulations that you might not be aware of. The electrical wiring in your home is one example. Wherever you live, there will be an electrical code that your home’s wiring must meet before it can be passed off by the home inspector. This can be a tedious process if you are working with an inexperienced or non-certified electrician. Read More»

Indoor Sparklers And Firecrackers: Replacing Damaged Outlets And Electrical Cords

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While sparklers and firecrackers can provide a great deal of amusement during outdoor Independence Day celebrations, your electrical system shouldn’t spark or pop under normal use. Damaged outlets and plugs or loose wires can pose the threat of serious injury or fire, and should be repaired or replaced as soon as the problem is observed. Removing a sparking outlet If an outlet sparks or crackles when a plug is inserted, a wire may have come loose or the outlet itself could be defective. Read More»