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by Jackson Electric / on 1 September, 2021

Whole House Surge Protector – Why You Need One

Many people believe that the power strip where you’ve plugged your computer, printer, television, stereo, lamp, cable box, etc. is protecting your appliances and electronics from a power surge. It’s true… but is it enough? Power strips, even ones that have a surge protector
by Jackson Electric / on 27 August, 2021

Federal Pacific Breakers: What You Need To Know

Federal Pacific Electric panels were manufactured between the 1950’s-70’s, however they no longer meet federal safety requirements. The photos above came from a service call that one of our electricians checked out back in 2013.  The breaker failed to trip and the outlet literally
by Jackson Electric / on 24 August, 2021

Common Electrical Terms Defined

Like any specialized field of study, there are a lot of terms specifically used with their own definitions. Here is a small glossary of common home electrical terms.