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How To Tell If Your GFCI Outlet Is Bad

How To Tell If Your GFCI Outlet Is Bad

Electricity is a critical element of our everyday lives, so we should regularly check and update our electrical systems. Electrical malfunctions can lead to expensive repairs or even deadly shocks. A GFCI breaker is an essential component in some circuits that...
The Top 6 Reasons Your Outlets Are Sparking

The Top 6 Reasons Your Outlets Are Sparking

A sparking electrical outlet can be a concern for more reasons than one. While it’s not unusual to see a spark when plugging or unplugging electronics, it could point to more serious issues. Things like faulty wiring or moisture in outlets pose a threat to the safety...
Electrical Humming and Buzzing Noises: How To Find and Fix Them

Electrical Humming and Buzzing Noises: How To Find and Fix Them

Electrical humming and buzzing noises are common, but they can also be annoying. They can keep you awake at night and irritate you during the day. Hearing these sounds in your home may also indicate an electrical problem, so you definitely shouldn’t ignore them....
Benefits of Outdoor Lighting for Your Richmond Home

Benefits of Outdoor Lighting for Your Richmond Home

Whether you’re enjoying a spring afternoon on the deck or a summer night on the porch, your outdoor space is an important part of your Richmond home. A beautiful yard and exterior make your home visually appealing and create a comfortable ambiance. But when the...
8 Signs That You Should Update Your Electrical Panel

8 Signs That You Should Update Your Electrical Panel

Electric service panels are a critical element of your home electrical system. They serve as the central distribution point for electricity in your home. Modern appliances may be more energy-efficient, but they still need a lot of electricity. To accommodate this, you...
Understanding What a Ground Wire is and Why it Matters

Understanding What a Ground Wire is and Why it Matters

Knowing and understanding what a ground wire is and why it matters is incredibly important. You don’t have to be an electrical expert, but you should understand some of the basics about your home wiring and safety, especially if electrical work needs to be done in...