Reliable Electrical Services Blog

While there is plenty of home maintenance to concern with during the winter season, such as your heating system and plumbing, potential power outages are another problem. Heavy winds can weigh down power lines or knock down trees, causing massive power outages. No homeowner wants to deal with no power in the dead of winter, […]

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It’s always a good idea to have a backup, especially when you’re not sure when the power will come back. A standby generator works by detecting when your home has a power outage and starts generating power. If well maintained, a standby generator will be able to operate consistently throughout a power outage and even […]

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The holidays are here which means your house is probably consuming more electricity than it normally does. With all the lights strung up and the furnace constantly running, there’s a good chance you’ll run into an electrical problem. Whether it’s bad wiring, a damaged appliance, or a power surge, electrical problems can happen at any […]

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An electrical problem can not only be frustrating it can be very dangerous if ignored. When a home or business owner runs into an electrical issue, they may just try and remedy the problem themselves or call the first electrician they see in an online search or phone book. You shouldn’t leave your peace of […]

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If you’re upgrading your home’s electrical system or about to start a remodeling project, then it’s important to be aware of electrical code compliance requirements. Electrical codes are specifically designed to set a safety standard that minimizes the chances of injuries and property damage due to electrical shock, faults, or fires. In other words: While […]

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If you’re a smart homeowner who’s made plans for an awesome holiday season at home, then you’ve probably also taken the precaution of installing a standby generator just in case there’s a power outage. After all, with the possibility of winter storms downing trees and knocking out power for hours or even days, you don’t […]

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There are plenty of problems that can pop up during the holiday season . The winter season is harsh enough on your home with the risk of frozen plumbing, busted furnaces, and a leaky roof. While that may be an impressive list of home maintenance tasks to tackle, there’s one more concern to add to […]

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Are you thinking about installing a new water heater? Then maybe it’s time to replace your old storage tank model with a tankless water heater. Here are five signs that it might be the right choice for you! How a Tankless Water Heater Works A conventional water heater has a tank that stores hot water, […]

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Your standby generator is just as important as your furnace. Generally a standby can last up to 10,000 – 30,000 hours, depending on how well maintained the generator is and the number of power outages. If you don’t anticipate too many power outages a year, your standby can last up to 20-30 years. Whether your […]

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Unlike other major appliances, smoke and CO detectors have a shorter shelf life, smoke detectors generally lasting 10 years and CO lasting five. Like any other appliance, however, they can be a little unpredictable and break down early. A well functioning detector needs more than just a new pair of batteries, but routine cleaning and […]

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