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 4/27/2020 4:00 AM By Harrison Electric
According to Census data, over 30% of United States homes were constructed before 1950. If your home is among that 30%, there’s a decent chance it still contains decades-old wiring that may be putting you and your family’s safety at risk. Curious about which types of wiring you should look for? Our Harrison Electric team is laying out the details below.
Posted on 10/7/2019 8:44 AM By Harrison Electric
We know it’s not something you’d like to ponder, but if you ever find yourself in the middle of an electrical emergency, it’s critical that you keep your head on straight. Electrical emergencies can happen at any time, for many reasons, and they can seriously endanger your well-being if you’re not well prepared. At Harrison Electric, your safety is our utmost concern, and we know electrical emergencies can be both frightening and overwhelming. To help keep you and your loved ones out of harm’s way, we’ve put together some tips on how to handle the most common electrical emergencies. Take these to heart—you never know when you may face a similar situation.
Posted on 3/13/2017 1:59 PM By Harrison Electric
It isn’t hard to install new electrical outlets, but it’s important to prep your home accordingly. To avoid any strange scenarios, check out the three tips below:
Posted on 1/9/2017 12:57 PM By Harrison Electric
Storm damage can cause headaches for homeowners in the form of electrical equipment damage. Not only does this type of damage leave you with no electricity, it can also be an unexpected financial burden. However, by following the below tips, you can have electricity restored to your home in a safe and secure manner.
Posted on 12/5/2016 12:31 PM By Harrison Electric
Summer storms are bad enough for the damage they cause to your home and the inconvenience of having to make repairs. Winter storms can be worse as they can as much or more damage. When the power goes out in winter, it is scary and potentially dangerous if you aren't prepared to spend some time without power. Most of what you do while at home relies on power, whether hobbies to pass the time or heating the space and keeping yourself and your family comfortable.
Posted on 5/9/2016 9:47 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 4/4/2016 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 1/9/2015 4:10 PM By Harrison Electric
Home fires are much more common than many homeowners think. What's even more alarming is the fact that tens of thousands of those residential fires are caused by the home's electricity. In fact, the National Fire Protection Association in the United States says that between 45,000 and 50,000 fires in the home since 2000 have been caused by defective electrical wiring. Those electrical fire hazards have taken the lives of hundreds of people each year and cost over $1 billion in property damage.