In: Lighting

Updating the wiring in your home
July 26, 2011

If your home was built before 1950, it was more than likely wired with knob and tube. Today, major appliances, sensitive…

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Lighting enhancement for a living room and dining room
July 5, 2011

We recently were called by a repeat customer in need of some lighting ideas for his living and dining room areas….

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Just another typical day as an electrician in Philadelphia
June 24, 2011

The image above shows us stuck in traffic behind this self described picture. We wonder if they will call us to…

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New wiring with code violations
June 16, 2011

A builder reached out to us and stated that he thought he hired a licensed electrician. When it came time for…

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Problems that electricians come across during a typical day
June 8, 2011

The above image (left), a GFCI receptacle, has been compromised by the elements. The outdoor device did not have a proper…

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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 is knob and tube wiring?
February 22, 2011

Knob and tube or KT wiring was the method of wiring used in homes built from the late 1800

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