Posted on 6/6/2016 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
Every homeowner needs an electrical contractor as some point, whether it’s for repairs, additional electric usage, upgrades or new construction. Although electricians are required to be licensed, not all electricians are the same. Some electricians are more talented than other, some take the job more seriously than others, and some are just better workers all around. When you need an electrical contractor remember although no two jobs are the same they all share certain commonalities you can expect to see happen during the process.
Posted on 5/23/2016 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
More and more homeowners are becoming more energy conscious. Concerns about energy use affects everyone. Whether you simply want to save money or you want to reduce your carbon footprint, energy conservation is on everyone’s mind.
Posted on 5/16/2016 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
Technology is transforming our lives. It seems like each day there is a better way to live our lives with technology. As a homeowner with an older home, you may think that incorporating some of these technological advances in your home is cost-prohibitive, but it’s not. The following are a few ways you can make your home smart, without it costing you and arm and a leg.
Posted on 5/9/2016 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
At Harrison-Electric, we understand how complicated your electrical system can be each day. Following a severe storm with strong winds can make matters worse for homeowners. We want you to know how to handle the situation so that you are not in harm’s way. The following are three tips for handling electrical damage following a severe storm.
Posted on 4/18/2016 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
One of the best features of your home is lighting. You can use it to accent the architecture of your home and décor and save energy. If you are building a home or you want to make renovations to your home, consider changing your lighting. By adding or enhancing your existing lighting, you can transform your home. The following are some home lighting trends you’ll find interesting in 2016.
Posted on 4/11/2016 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
In general, if you have a mechanical aptitude you can perform some minor electrical work as do-it-yourself projects. At the very least, you can remove the covers on your switches and outlets to paint, and you know how to check your circuit breakers when power goes out. However, most homeowners are going to need a licensed electrician on occasion for a number of reasons.
Posted on 4/4/2016 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
It's one thing if a power problem is outside your home. You’ll tell your friends the next day, “There were trees falling. I hate storm damage to my electrical lines.” All you need in this situation is some sympathy and the utility company to deploy its professional crews to safely restore your electrical service.
Posted on 3/21/2016 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
The cost of energy is an important consideration each month when it comes to keeping your home warm or cooled. One way you can keep your home comfortable while reducing the cost of energy is by using a ceiling fan. However, ever ceiling fan isn’t created equal. At Harrison Electric, we want you to get the most benefits from your ceiling fan.
Posted on 3/14/2016 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
Spring is one of the best times to spruce up your home and do a little remodeling. If you are like most homeowners, then you have allowed your to-do list to grow over the winter, and spring is your first opportunity to add your new room or expand your garage. To maximize your remodeling efforts, we recommend that your upgrade your electrical system in the process
Posted on 3/7/2016 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
Everybody has experienced a power failure at some point and understands how frustrating it can be. Typically, the power comes back on within an hour and the experience isn’t such a big deal. The problem, however, is it can be scary not knowing when or if the power is coming back on soon. If you get caught at a period when your phone and computer’s batteries are dead, you have no communications to find out what is going on. If you have children, elderly or disabled people living with you, a power outage can be especially dangerous. A backup generator can keep your home powered up and your mind at ease by assuring your comfort during a power outage.