Artisan Blog

Main Benefits of Hiring a Professional Electrician

Professional Electrician

Even though you might feel like you’re better off doing a few projects at home by yourself when it comes to electrical works and repairs you are much better off hiring a professional electrician to do the dirty work for you. A simple mistake made while dealing with an electrical switch or socket could cost you your life and should not be taken lightly. Here are some of the main benefits of hiring a professional electrician for your home to … Continue reading

Artisan Blog

What Is Home Automation? How Does It Work?

home-automation-1024x524

Home Automation is also known as “domotics” and refers to the complete electronic and automated control of the house and all the features, appliances and activities in the house. An automated home system uses various types of control systems such as the centralized control of alarms and security locks on all doors, gates, windows, lighting, surveillance cameras, appliances and HVAC systems such as air conditioning, ventilation, and heating. Home automation allows you to control the working of your home from … Continue reading

Artisan Blog

Top Signs in Your Home That Tell You to Call Your Electrician Asap

electrician

The wiring in your home can be tricky and sometimes it’s better left to the professionals to handle electrical problems in your home. It is better to get minor electrical problems in your home fixed immediately before they become major electrical problems and require more work from an electrician. Here are some top signs in your home that tell you to call your electrician asap: Problems with the circuit breaker – when a circuit in a particular room of the … Continue reading

Artisan Blog

5 Injuries You Can Suffer from DIY Electrical Work

electrician

We’ve touched a bit on the subject of Do It Yourself solutions in the past. Mostly making mention here or there of when it is – and isn’t – a good idea. Your safety is always our absolute primary goal. So rather than leave it at a mention, we wanted to take some time to give you some important points. We support all kinds of on-your-own projects. It’s a great way to get a new skill set, or polish one … Continue reading

Artisan Blog

How Artisan Electric Can Help, Part I: Lighting Your Home

Safety - Artisan Electric

How Artisan Electric Can Help, Part I: Lighting Your Home Of all the DIY stuff you can do to your home, electric can be the most difficult. Is the wiring correct? Did you turn the breaker off? Why is the downstairs kitchen outlet turning the upstairs bathroom fan on? Oh, the frustration! As an established electric company servicing the Dover, New Hampshire (and surrounding!) area for over 25 years, we’re here to help you with all things electric. In our … Continue reading

Artisan Blog

5 Things to Ask Your Contractor

10959297_1038821872805490_6816660240924516537_n

Building a new home—or remodeling your existing one—is a big emotional investment. To avoid unwanted surprises, you want to be sure to ask your contractor the following questions. 1. What is the timeframe? You want to know more than a start and end date, as having a big-picture view of deadlines for things like tile or countertops will help you know if things are slipping by a day or two. Ask your contractor what is taking place and when. You … Continue reading