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Replacing Ungrounded Outlets in Your Home? Call a Flushing Electrician

grounded vs ungrounded electrical outlets

Ungrounded outlets are a common problem in older homes. Prior to the 1960s, these types of outlets were the standard, but due to improved safety regulations, grounded outlets have been required in new homes built since. Grounded outlets protect your home in the case of a power surge. If left unprotected, as is the case if you have ungrounded outlets, power surges can lead to destroyed appliances and electronic devices, or even worse, a house fire. Continue reading “Replacing Ungrounded Outlets in Your Home? Call a Flushing Electrician” »

Ready to Have a Flushing Electrician Replace the Fluorescent Lighting in Your Kitchen?

Flushing Electrician Replace the Fluorescent Lighting in KitchenDo you still have a kitchen with fluorescent lighting? Many homes built in the last century have lighting that’s made up of fluorescent lighting tubes recessed into the ceiling. This setup not only makes a house look dated, but it is also not the best in terms of energy efficiency. Continue reading “Ready to Have a Flushing Electrician Replace the Fluorescent Lighting in Your Kitchen?” »

Electricians in Genesee County Who Do the Job Right

electrician genesee countyHere at Electrician Express, we have a slogan printed on our work vehicles. It says, “With the job done right, you’ll sleep better at night.” We wanted to talk a little bit about why use this as a motto of sorts and why it’s important for our customers in Flushing, Michigan and the surrounding areas. Continue reading “Electricians in Genesee County Who Do the Job Right” »

A Flushing Electrician to Help You Properly Install a Wall-Mounted Television

genesee county tv installAre you one of the many families in America that got a new flat screen television for Christmas? If you are, you may also be among those who still need to have it properly installed so you can begin enjoying it. If you’re one of the lucky few, you may already have an outlet and cable connection in the exact spots you need them, making it just a matter of installing the mounting bracket and attaching your television to it. But if you’re like most homeowners, you either need to move an electrical outlet or cable connection or add an entirely new one. Continue reading “A Flushing Electrician to Help You Properly Install a Wall-Mounted Television” »

When Is it Time to Call a Genesee County Electrician to Replace the Outlets in Your Home?

electrician flushing mi outletsIf you live in an older home, replacing your electrical outlets (also known as receptacles) is something you should definitely think about. Not only will your home be better equipped to handle a modern home’s electricity demands, but it will also make your home safer. Continue reading “When Is it Time to Call a Genesee County Electrician to Replace the Outlets in Your Home?” »

Thinking About Installing an Electric Vehicle Charging Station or Solar Panels in Your Genesee County Home?

electrical panel upgrade genesee countyNot that long ago, solar panels and electric vehicles were prohibitively expensive for the average person. The cost for these items just didn’t make sense for most people, even when you considered the savings you would see in your energy bills or at the gas pump.

All this is changing, however, as advances in technology and competition have brought down the prices of solar panels and electric vehicles quite considerably. If you live in a home with high energy costs, or if you are someone that has a long daily commute (and therefore high fuel costs), then one or both of these purchases could be a good choice for you. Continue reading “Thinking About Installing an Electric Vehicle Charging Station or Solar Panels in Your Genesee County Home?” »

A Flushing Electrician That Treats Customers Fairly, Even in Emergency Situations

flushing mi electrician emergency serviceHaving an electrical emergency is never easy, but it’s especially difficult if you are trying to handle it remotely. This was the situation one of our customers found herself in recently. Continue reading “A Flushing Electrician That Treats Customers Fairly, Even in Emergency Situations” »

A Flushing Electrician Explains Four-Way Light Switches

4 way switches flushing mi electricianFrom the perspective of a homeowner, light switches probably seem like a fairly simple thing—you flip it on, and the light goes on. But when you’re an electrician, you are aware of what goes on behind the scenes (well, behind the walls), and know that there’s a lot that goes into making your light come on every time you flip that switch. Continue reading “A Flushing Electrician Explains Four-Way Light Switches” »

How a Genesee County Electrician Can Help Update the Look of Your Home

genesee county electrician light installA lot of what we do as electricians in Flushing, Michigan is behind the scenes. We work on things like the wiring behind your walls, or on the electrical panel that may be in your garage or basement. For the most part, what we do makes your home safer or more functional, but there is one thing we do that can also help update the look of your Genesee County home. Continue reading “How a Genesee County Electrician Can Help Update the Look of Your Home” »

Hire the Right Commercial Electrician for your Tenant Improvement Project in Flushing or Grand Blanc

tenant improvement electrician flushing grand blancWhether you’re remodeling your commercial space or preparing it for its next tenant, hiring a commercial electrician in Flushing that’s experienced in tenant improvement projects is very important, and the electricians at Electrician Express have more than 30 years of experience! Continue reading “Hire the Right Commercial Electrician for your Tenant Improvement Project in Flushing or Grand Blanc” »