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What To Do If Water Gets Into An Electrical Outlet?

Water in electrical outlets are extremely dangerous. We help you know what to do if this happens, and even some preventative measures. Read More

Why Does US NEWS Rank Electrician Work As Being Stressful?

The electrician career path is not for the faint of heart. US News named it as one of the most stressful jobs, learn why here. Read More

What Happens if Lightning Strikes a House?

If you are far away and safe from danger, lightning may seem like a very beautiful and impressive phenomenon to you. However, most people know lightning bolts are extremely lethal.
With a billion volts of electrical charge running through it, lightning […]

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Types of Lightening: Which Type is Most Likely to Hit a House

Everybody who has experienced a thunderstorm has seen lightning, those tremendous bolts of electricity, which look like Zeus’s wrath, threatening to crack and split the sky.
Lightning is one of the leading weather-related causes of injury and death in the United […]

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What Appliances Need Surge Protectors?

A house can have various appliances working in it. Each of those appliances have different energy needs. Without a surge protector in place, this can end up causing a lot of confusion as to which appliance was the culprit for […]

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Do I Need an Appliance Surge Protector?

Before you get a new appliance, it is always a good idea to consider its power requirements and the voltage it can support. Appliances made for different places have different power voltage requirements. Some can be higher whereas others can […]

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How Does a Surge Protector Work?

In all commercial and residential buildings, having a surge protector is a necessity to ensure continued safety of others around. In fact, a surge protector is recommended by the Institute for Business and Home Safety and the National Fire Protection […]

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New Mexico’s Unique Lightning Field

Lightning is terrible to experience but beautiful to view. The light show it sets up is breathtaking and if you’re watching from a safe distance, and it can be an unforgettable experience. Since lightning is a form of energy, many […]

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Staying Safe During a Lightning Storm

Storms bring with them dust, wind, flooding and lightning. While lighting storms are known to cause power outages, they can quickly become dangerous hazards for those not prepared. The most basic method of staying safe during a storm, or any […]

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What to Know About Surge Protectors

Electrical surges are a nightmare for everyone. It’s a wave of high voltage usually lasting for 50 microseconds. Don’t let its brief duration deceive you! It can reach up to 6,000 volts and damage electrical appliances.
The good news is, […]

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