Electrical Storm Safety for Central Texas

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Central Texas is known for our fierce electrical storms during the warmer season and can be a problem for commercial and residential properties. Once you see lightning strike in your vicinity, you should immediately head indoors. However, although your home is a safe location, you still need to take several safety precautions until the storm has passed.  We’ve put together a few ways for protecting your home and others from electrical injuries in the event of a severe thunderstorm.

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Holiday Decoration Safety Tips

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It’s that time of the year to outdo the neighbor’s decorations and put up enough lighting around your house to make Clark Griswold blush! Christmas decorations go as far back as the 1600s in Germany with the use of candles and became even more popular in the mid-1900s with the improvement of outdoor cables. But before you start on your merry way be sure to go through these safety tips first. Never plug in anything until you’ve followed these steps!

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7 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Quality Commercial Electrician

If you run a business or own a commercial property, you know how important it is to hire high-quality professionals who get the job done right the first time. This is the same for any type of business or commercial property, whether it’s dealing with plumbing, IT, or wiring and electricity

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You’ll Need an Austin Electrical Professional Before You Install a Walk-In Bathtub

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Homeowners rarely think ahead to the years when mobility will be a challenge. They might get a foretaste of those years when their elderly parents come to live with them. Thoughts take a different direction when homeowners consider chair lifts for the stairs and walk-in bathtubs for their parents. Not only must they contemplate the products, but they need to plan ahead for plumbers and electrical work professionals to install the necessary products. Let’s examine why an electrician would be necessary to install an acrylic walk-in bathtub.

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Circuit Breaker Tripped Off – What Do I Do?

What a breaker in the "tripped" position looks like.

What a breaker in the “tripped” position looks like.

The first thing to you need to know about a circuit breaker is that a it can trip off even though it looks like it’s in the “ON” position. The reason for this problem is a circuit breaker will at times trip off internally, that’s without the “ON/OFF” handle flipping to OFF or moving at all.

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