Category Archives: Residential

electrical plugs

Why Your Electrical Plugs Keep Falling Out Of The Outlet

Quite often, we will meet a customer who has a home full of electrical plugs that keep falling out of the outlet. This can be an alarming situation, not only…

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8 Reasons to Have Dimmers Installed in Your Home or Business

Dimmer switches are an economical, easy way to make a big difference in your home’s lighting appeal, as well as in your energy use. An often overlooked decorating secret, dimmers…

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power outage

What Causes A Power Outage? | East-West Electric

Having a good idea of how long power outages last and what causes them will help ensure that you are properly prepared for when the lights go out. At East-West…

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6 Reasons Why Rewiring Your Home Is Important

Old wiring, at worst, can present a serious threat to your home and family; at best, it can reduce your home’s function and value. Rewiring your home can be a…

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New Year's Resolutions

5 New Year’s Resolutions You Should Be Making | East-West Electric

Your New Year’s resolutions often include going to the gym, eating healthier, be kinder to the people around you, etc. But, these usually go out the window by February. On…

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Holiday Electrical Safety Tips

Holiday Electrical Safety Tips | East-West Electric

Christmas is just around the corner. With all of the joy that comes with decorating and preparing for the holiday season, it can be easy to forget about some of…

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Childproofing your home

Childproofing Your Home From Electrical Hazards | East-West Electric

With extraordinary versatility, electricity has been found to have unlimited uses and if not handled in a cautious manner can result in serious injury or even fatality. Normally, children and…

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Flickering Lights

5 Must-Read Common Causes of Flickering Lights

If you have been living with flickering lights, you likely understand they are more than just a simple inconvenience. Electricity is what keeps your home safe and comfortable. When issues…

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Warm Up Your Home With Electric Heating This Fall

The cooler days of fall and winter are on their way. Like most people, you hate it when you step out of a hot shower into the freezing cold of…

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smart thermostat

Everything You Need To Know About The Smart Thermostat

Are you considering a thermostat upgrade? The buzz behind ‘smart’ tech and home automation can’t be denied. But what’s the big benefit? How do smart homes work, and how exactly…

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