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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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Is My Electrical Panel Safe? A Look at Zinsco Panels

Zinsco or GTE-Sylvania panels are popular in homes made in the 70s. The brand has now become obsolete but many homes still have these panels. There are several risks associated to the use of panels in today’s age. What are […]

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How Commercial and Industrial Electricians Differ from Residential Electricians

Not all electrical systems are created equally. Industrial facilities have very different requirements than homes. This is the reason being an electrician is rarely a “one-size-fits-all” job.
Depending on the type of job at hand, suitable electricians are chosen and sent […]

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How to Protect Your New Mexico Home from Lightning

Lightning can be beautiful as well as scary. A discharge of lightning can muster up 200,000 amperes of electric current. Not impressive enough? It can be nearly 5 times hotter than the sun and spread to a neighboring cloud all […]

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Is Your Home Ready for Smart Appliances?

The smart home device market is expected to reach a value of around $53 billion by 2022. These devices facilitate managing home equipment from remote locations and thereby, lower your utility bills and increasing safety.
Keep in mind that commands are […]

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Common Electrical Problems Around the Home

When it comes to electrical problems, they should never be dismissed. A lot of people just ignore the problem and think of it as a glitch. But that should never be the case. These problems can accelerate into something bigger […]

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Why Gorman Electric?

Whether you are in the process of building a new house, renovating your old one, or need a simple repair, you need the help of an electrical contractor to perform specialized tasks related to electrical systems. The technicians that these […]

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Is Your Electrical Panel Out of Date New Mexico?

Quick! Check out all your electrical panels now and find out what brand they belong to. Chances are, you have no idea and this lack of knowledge can put you and your family’s life in danger.
Here’s a tip to find […]

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7 Common Wiring Problems You May Experience at Home

Wiring problems are quite common in households that lead to more than 51,000 house fires every year! It’s mainly because many homeowners prefer DIY wiring repair. DIY wiring repair increases the risk of accidents and you may even end up […]

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Why You Need Lightning Protection for Your Home

You might be thinking, lightning would only be dangerous as long as you were standing out in the open during a thunderstorm. However, that is not always the case. Lightning can affect you just as bad while you are inside.
Let’s […]

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