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Blogs in May 2018

Wondering how to tell if you need to upgrade the outlets in your home? With years of experience, the experts at Mr. Electric can help you decide. Learn more!

Dingy, discolored outlets? Outlets that won’t hold a plug? Here’s how to tell when it’s time to give up the ghost and replace those tired, old outlets…

How to Know When to Replace Outlets

From visual to functional cues, these signs indicate it’s time to replace...Continue Reading

Numerous bundles of multi-colored wires hang down from an electrical installation.

 

Proper grounding is an essential component of home electrical safety because excess energy needs to be directed somewhere. But how does it work? The experts at Mr. Electric® are here to take the mystery out of ‘grounding,’ explaining it in plain English so you can be sure...Continue Reading

a person holding a multimeter in their right hand while their left hand holds a meter probe to an electrical outlet

Need to troubleshoot a dead outlet? Purchasing a multimeter, the go-to tool for diagnosing electrical problems, could allow you to investigate and address outlet issues. Not sure how to test an outlet? Read on, and the experts at Mr. Electric® will help you learn how to use a multimeter to test...Continue Reading

A home electrical inspection is one of the most important things you can do when moving into a new home. Mr. Electric can tell you why. Learn more.

A great way to assess the condition of the electrical system of your home or a home you’re interested in purchasing, a home electrical inspection is the perfect way to ensure a home that is safe and up to National Electrical Code. Over 50,000 electrical fires happen annually in the U.S., and the...Continue Reading