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Labeling your electrical panel can save time and confusion. You’ll be able to confidently control any area of your home or business with just the flip of a switch. Here are some tips from Mr. Electric to make this process simple and safe!

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There are 75 electrical outlets in the average home, of various sizes, shapes, and functionalities. Are the ones are gracing your walls the right ones for the job? Here we’ll take a closer look at some of the most common types in your home, including what they have to offer, as well as new home...Read more

Fall is here and the nights are cold. It’s time to pull out the extra blankets and crank on the heater! For those who don’t have central heat and choose to use an electric space heater inside, make sure you know the following safety precautions:

  • Be sure to buy a space heater with a
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Our Mr. Electric technicians are happy to perform an electrical safety inspection on your home. Electrical safety inspections keep both you and your home safe by ensuring that your home meets the legal standards for safety. We recommend that you get an inspection when buying a new home, or if...Read more

There are many potential safety hazards present in your kitchen. Do you know what they are and how you can stay safe? We can help you out!

  1. Using multiple kitchen appliances at the same time can overload the circuit or outlet. Make sure all appliances are professionally and properly
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There can be just as many electrical safety hazards outside of your home as there are inside. Whether you are out doing yard work or simply relaxing on your patio, it is important to know how you can prevent electrical injury. Here are a few tips that can keep you safe while outdoors:

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Out-of-date outlets can be a safety hazard for your home. Old two-pronged or ungrounded outlets can cause electrical shock because excess electrical charges have nowhere to go but into your devices- or you! Even with a surge protector, ungrounded outlets can damage your electronics.  The...Read more

Extension cords give you the convenience of placing electronics wherever you would like. Although extension cords are simple and easy to use, there are some safety precautions that should be taken.

  1. Make sure that the electronic you are plugging into the extension cord does not have
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Your electrical panel is what provides electricity to the lights, outlets and appliances throughout your home. The panel can be used to shut off electricity or restore the flow of electricity. It can be easy to forget about electrical panels because they are...Read more