Lauterborn Electric Blog

Can you get home insurance for your outdated electrical wiring or service?
May 17, 2011

The image above depicts an outdated service that the home owner

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Sizing the breakers in your panel
May 3, 2011

Are the breakers in your panel sized properly? Electrical wiring comes in different sizes and breakers must be sized accordingly. 14…

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What is the appropriate size for your electrical service?
April 26, 2011

As electrical contractors, we are frequently asked if services should be 100AMP or 200AMP. Many homes have the same basic appliances…

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When is it time to call your Electrician?
April 18, 2011

A good friend and customer called informing us that her small electric dryer had stopped working and a strong burning odor…

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Does this look like a safe installation?
April 14, 2011

The above image is what we found when we went to this home after the home owner became concerned over…

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Replacing your receptacles
April 12, 2011

Can you change an existing two prong outlet to a new three prong outlet? A two prong receptacle is an ungrounded…

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Frequently asked questions about the electric in your home
April 7, 2011

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A simple wiring installation gone wrong
March 25, 2011

We were called out to this property because they had lost power to their receptacles on their kitchen counter. When we…

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What should your service entrance cable look like?
March 20, 2011

The first thing we see as electrical contractors when we come to your home for an electrical review or estimate is…

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Updating your electrical system
March 8, 2011

The new home owners of this property received an inspection report stating that the main panel had several violations including some…

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