6 scenarios where you should call an electrician

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By Kate Wilkinson Often times people think that you should only call an electrician when something is wrong, but in reality, there are many different scenarios where you should call an electrician. Something smells like its burning, but there is no flame or sparks are flying We’re starting with the worst case scenario as both of these are signs of a potential electrical fire. These may be early signs of an electrical fire. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, … Continue reading

3 Devices that will Make Your Home Futuristic

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By Kate Wilkinson Ads on TV aren’t joking when they say the future is now. Your fridge can not only keep things cool, but show you the weather outside or keep track of what’s in it. You can control the lights, thermostat and record shows all from your cell phone! Here are a few examples of home automation devices that you can control with your phone to save energy and stay safe. Nest $249 for their 3rd Generation Thermostat – … Continue reading

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

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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

Living in The Dark? Get an Electrician to Solve your Wiring Woes

You probably know you have electricity or wiring problems when you turn on the light switch but the room is still as dark as pitch. Or the power goes out your neighborhood but only you are still sitting in the dark while others have got their lights back on. Whether you’re moving into a new house or living in a rented one, checking the electrical fittings and wiring will save you a lot of trouble in the future. You don’t … Continue reading

Outdoor Lighting Ideas

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Summer is almost here, which means barbecues and late night swims in your pool (or in your neighbor’s pool!) However, none of this will be as comfortable as it should be without the proper outdoor lighting. In fact, some research has found that as much as 90% of today’s homeowners see exterior lighting as a “must” in their yardscapes. The proper exterior lighting, though, takes planning as well as expertise. After all, haven’t we all been a bit disappointed with … Continue reading

How Artisan Electric Can Help, Part II: A Safe Home

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There are tons of variations in how your home’s electrical operates, and there are a lot of ways where something can go wrong. Whether interior or exterior, you’ve got to make sure that everything is humming in perfect conjunction with another — whether it be smoke detectors, surge protectors or lightning protection. The friendly staff at Artisan has been in the business of keeping your home safe for over 20 years. If you’ve been noticing any of these problems in your … Continue reading