Posts in the Electrical Category

Portable Vs Standby Generators

Powers Off But Your Lights Are On There is an element of fun when the power first goes out. We’re allowed to pretend for a moment we are pioneers, braving the elements with little more than candlesticks and flashlights. But, for outages lasting more than a couple of hours, the novelty of such rustic living […]

When Is An Outlet More Than An Outlet

When Is an Outlet More Than an Outlet? They’re small, a little strange looking, and you’ve probably seen them in bathrooms and kitchens in homes and offices everywhere. What are they? Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI), those mysterious electrical outlets that “pop” when you press the Test button. What are they and how important are they […]