Posted on 7/6/2020 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
Do you know if your home has AFCI and GFCI outlets in the appropriate locations? Learn what these protective electrical outlets do and why they’re important from the experts at Harrison Electric.
Posted on 6/15/2020 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
Summer is finally here in the Twin Cities, and that means pool season is, too — but do you know how safe your pool currently is? It’s a tragic reality, but every year, both children and adults are injured or killed by swimming pool electrical shocks, which are largely preventable.
Posted on 5/18/2020 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
Have you noticed unusual electrical issues around your home? Are you worried you and your family may be facing one or more safety hazards? Though certain electrical problems are essentially harmless, others present a significant safety risk to you, your loved ones, and your home. Below, our Harrison Electric team outlines which electrical issues require the immediate attention of a licensed electrician, and which ones (while annoying) are hardly reason to panic.
Posted on 5/11/2020 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
Have you noticed unusual electrical problems around your house? Perhaps minor annoyances you continually push toward the back of your mind? Though day-to-day obligations can easily cause you to inadvertently minimize seemingly minor issues, continually neglecting electrical problems (even minor ones) puts you and your family at risk.
Posted on 4/20/2020 10:10 AM By Harrison Electric
We have begun to slowly schedule jobs as we educate our techs about the new COVID-19 procedures.
Posted on 4/1/2020 9:48 AM By Harrison Electric
Harrison Electric, Inc. is cautiously abiding by Gov. Walz “Stay at Home” Executive order, through April 13th, as the Covid-19 virus continues to be a public health crisis.
Posted on 3/16/2020 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
With all the political rhetoric about climate change flying around, many homeowners have begun searching for upgrades to make their dwellings more eco-friendly—are you one of them? If you own an older home, chances are it contains outdated wiring and electrical components that were designed long before energy efficiency became a household concern. If you own old appliances, they, too, were not manufactured to be energy efficient. What, then, are your options for improving your home’s energy profile?
Posted on 2/17/2020 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
Are your electrical outlets acting up? If so, don’t ignore the problem! Electricity is never something to be taken lightly, and when your family’s safety is at stake, prompt action is critical. At Harrison Electric, we know a thing or two (or everything) about residential electrical outlets and the signs they display when it’s time for an upgrade or replacement. If you’ve been dealing with any of the following five electric outlet issues, don’t hesitate to give us a call.
Posted on 1/13/2020 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
Do you find yourself frequently searching for an open outlet around the house? Do you rely on power strips or surge protectors to meet your increasing electrical demands? If that sounds like you, there’s a definite chance you’re putting your home and safety at risk by overloading your existing outlets. At Harrison Electric, we know electrical demand is increasing at a breakneck pace, and we’re here to help you keep your home and family safe amid your growing power needs. When it comes to electricity, periodic upgrades are necessary to maintain system safety and efficiency, so if you lack outlets, here’s why you should seriously consider electrical upgrades:
Posted on 12/23/2019 9:08 AM By Harrison Electric
Did you know winter is the worst time of year for residential electrical fires? It's true—increased electrical demand during the winter months creates a variety of electrical hazards that many homeowners may not be aware of. At Harrison Electric, we're here to help you protect your home and family from dangerous electrical installation, improper use, and outdated electrical systems. To help you recognize where these common hazards occur, we've put together this brief guide. If any of the following situations sound familiar, it's time to contact us for upgrades.