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Category Archives: Residential

Reasons to Upgrade the Lighting on Your Personal Marine Dock

Reasons to Upgrade the Lighting on Your Personal Marine Dock Summer is quickly approaching, and that means it’s time to get our marine dock ready for another season of family…

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Installing dock lighting

5 Things You Need to Know About Installing Dock Lighting

Safety is of paramount importance in any industrial setting. That is especially relevant in a docking area. It is also hugely important for any launch setting where you need to…

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Are Rechargeable Batteries Worth the Investment?

Rechargeable batteries are everywhere, and more devices than ever depend on this unique technology. The obvious green benefits are there, with a long history of being good for the environment….

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Circuit board being repaired by electrician wearing orange and blue gloves and a screwdriver

Why Does My Breaker Keep Tripping Constantly?

If you’ve been experiencing frequent breaker trips in your home, it can be both frustrating and inconvenient. You may not know why it’s happening or how to fix the problem….

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How to Test a Circuit Breaker Using a Digital Multimeter?

Trip profiling is known as a way to test a circuit breaker for performance issues. The circuit breaker needs to regularly have its switching mechanisms and timing optimized to prevent…

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Why Did My Light Bulb Explode and What Are Its Causes?

There are multiple reasons for a light bulb to explode. To find the solution to this problem, you have to understand the basics. As simple as lightbulbs are on the…

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an electrician untangling mutiple colored electric wires protruding from a wall socket on a white plasterboard wall. The East-West Electric logo is in the bottom right corner.

When is the Right Time to Call an Emergency Electrician?

Periodic maintenance of your electrical system can only go so far in protecting you and your home from a situation that could even become potentially dangerous if left unchecked. When…

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Why Are My Home Security Lights Staying On?

Are your motion-activated security lights not turning off in your Clearwater home? This problem can be quite energy-wasting to be sure, but don’t worry too much about it. This problem…

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Are Floor Outlets A Good Idea?

Just like any other electrical outlet, a floor outlet is used to ensure easy access to the electrical current. A floor outlet can have many benefits for the home, from…

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outdoor lighting in house during winter covered in snow

Maintaining Your Winter Outdoor Lighting

In the state of Florida, you are probably not familiar with winterizing outdoor lighting or storing them away during the winter. However, we think that it is important to know…

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