In: Residential Electric

Could this be lurking behind your walls?
February 10, 2011

This image depicts several violations. We found these boxes buried behind the wall.  Junction boxes must be readily accessible. Extending knob…

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Do not be a Fire Casualty Statistic
January 25, 2011

According to statistics from the Philadelphia Fire Department, the city of Philadelphia in 2010 had 33 casualties and 201 injuries as…

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Violation of the Week
January 21, 2011

What is a flying splice? A flying splice is a slang term used when wires are spliced together without a junction…

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A warehouse gets a makeover
January 13, 2011

Lauterborn Electric was recently involved in the complete renovation of an outdated building.  The Front street project, originally a warehouse, was converted into…

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The Dangers of Electrical Space Heaters
January 11, 2011

Home improvement stores are selling inexpensive plug in heaters that plug into any of your outlets in your home. A cause…

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Smoke detectors are proven to reduce house fires
January 4, 2011

Each year, there are an estimated 405,000 fires in residential structures which cause nearly 3,600 fatalities, 18,600 injuries and $4.7 billion…

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A GFCI can prevent a shocking experience
December 27, 2010

A GFCI is a device that when installed properly in your home can prevent electrocution and electric shock or burns What…

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Holiday tips from Lauterborn Electric
December 25, 2010

Lauterborn Electric would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Spending time with your family is important to…

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Are you protecting your sensitive electronic equipment?
December 12, 2010

The way we use electricity today is more complicated than ever. Modern electronic equipment is also more sensitive than ever. We…

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Is the electric in your home really safe?
November 26, 2010

If your home was built in the early to mid 1900s, you may need some electrical upgrades. The method of wiring…

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