Safety Tips

Normal Electrical Behaviors There are some things that electrical equipment and systems actually do on a consistent basis, but can still sometimes concern us. Let’s point these out, so you can spot the “normal” stuff in the future: Breaker trips are not always dangerous. When your...

Smoke Detectors, they are extremely important life saving little nuisances. We had some neighbor boys over the other day and I was cooking and the smoke alarm starts ringing, so my kids all jump into well rehearsed action and start opening windows and fanning the smoke...

Do you live in a home that was built between 1880 and 1940?  Have you had the Electrical replaced since then?  Commonly used in these old houses are what is called Knob and Tube Wiring.  It is considered to be DANGEROUS!  If you do, you...

During the cold months lots of people use other resources to warm up; space heaters, electric blankets, etc.  But if they are putting too much load on your circuits this can cause problems. Sometimes it is better to layer up or just go ahead and...

My wife brought me her phone charger the other day and asked "Is this suppose to be this hot?"  No, it is not.  If you have plugs or cords that get hot you need to call a licensed and insured Electrician right away to check...

Here's an electrical tip for all of you!  It's okay to install and use one plug strip, but it is never okay to use them in multiples.  Never plug one into another to get more outlets.  This is a big fire hazard!  Always follow the manufactures...

Okay, so a heads up to all of you that are thinking of using a not-so-handyman. If they do anything more than change a light bulb it's breaking the law, at least here in Utah. Please check for yourself by calling Dopl (Department of Public Licensing...