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Install an EV Charging Station at Home in 2020

When you own an electric car an EV charging station at home is almost a necessity. It offers you convenience and the chance to have your car charged and ready to go when you need it. Depending on the charging option you use, the installation can be easily affordable or expensive. Read on as we […]

Electrical Issues in Los Angeles Homes

Some electrical issues are more common than you think. They occur in almost every home with electricity and while they may be no one’s fault sometimes, it’s often because your electrical system is subject to getting worn out. Read on as we discuss the most common electrical issues in Los Angeles homes and how to […]

New Home Electrical Wiring Ideas

A new home comes with the excitement of setting up things just the way you like them. You could be eager to try out different colors and textures; explore flooring options, window placement, and so on. Getting everything done to your liking is what makes your new home feel truly yours. But, in all your […]

How to know if Cloth Covered Wiring is a Fire Hazard?

Cloth-covered wiring is generally considered a fire hazard, and in some situations, it can make getting home insurance tougher than it has to be. If your home is an old home or you intend to buy an old home, it’s relevant to note that it might have cloth wiring installed. Why cloth wiring is considered […]

Do I Need A Permit To Replace an Electrical Outlet?

This question would often come up if you are considering doing some electrical work yourself. While DIY is great and even cost-effective for some tasks around the home, electrical works are very different and some rules apply. There are several reasons you might need to replace an electrical outlet. From outlets not being installed where […]

Can a Homeowner Replace Electrical Panel?

Your home’s electrical panel is the source of electricity to your home. It is where the power from your utility company is distributed across circuits, outlets, and all areas where they are needed in the home. All too often, homeowners try to DIY some electrical services and the short answer to the topic question is […]

Do I Need A Panel Upgrade When Purchasing a New Refrigerator?

A refrigerator is almost a must-have in modern homes and as such various models hit the market every day trying to meet up with homeowners’ needs. When you purchase a new refrigerator, it’s fine to wonder if there will be any complications with your home’s electrical system. Your home’s electrical system and panel precisely might […]

How Can I Run Electrical Wire through Finished Walls

More often than you would like, the need to run electrical wire through finished drywalls comes up. You could be remodeling or just trying to move your outlet. The problem is, running electrical wires can seem like rocket science to DIYers. The easiest way to fish wires and cables through finished walls is to contact […]

How Do You Get A License To Be a Los Angeles Electrician?

Becoming an electrician is a wonderful career choice. It involves repairing, installing, replacement, and maintaining electrical components in businesses, homes, and buildings in general. According to a BLS report, “the median annual wage for electricians was $55,190 in May 2018.” The BLS May 2018 data also includes that the annual wage of an electrician in […]

How to Save Money on Your Los Angeles Electric Bill

Living in the bustling city of Los Angeles can be exciting. It’s a city with everything from being able to chase your dreams to the lazy days you are just looking to have fun. It’s almost possible to forget the high costs of living that comes with all the benefits. Homes in Los Angeles pay […]