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Getting Your Flushing House Ready for the Holidays with Electrical Upgrades

Electrical Upgrades for the HolidaysWhen most people think about preparing their homes for the upcoming holiday season, they think about things like getting out the Christmas decorations, moving furniture around to accommodate a Christmas tree, or extending the dining room table for anticipated dinner guests. Not many people think about calling out a Flushing electrician to make electrical upgrades to their homes. Continue reading “Getting Your Flushing House Ready for the Holidays with Electrical Upgrades” »

Genesee County Electricians That Know the Electrical Codes

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With the internet at our fingertips, we’ve become accustomed to looking things up online. Have a question? Google it. Need a tutorial on how to do a certain home improvement project? There’s a YouTube video for that. Continue reading “Genesee County Electricians That Know the Electrical Codes” »

Our Flushing, MI Electricians Fix Electrical Systems Other Electricians Won’t Touch

flushing mi electricianIt happens more often than you might imagine: one of our electricians shows up to a Genesee County home or business (usually a home) to diagnose or fix an electrical problem and uncovers wiring that looks like a rat’s nest! There are tangled wires, loose wires, abandoned wires, and who knows what else. It’s a mess! Continue reading “Our Flushing, MI Electricians Fix Electrical Systems Other Electricians Won’t Touch” »

Replacing Ungrounded Outlets in Your Home? Call a Flushing Electrician

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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” »

Grand Blanc Customer Posts Rave Review of Electrician Express’s Work and Customer Service

grand blanc electrician customer reviewRecently, our company received a new review and recommendation by a customer on our Facebook page. We wanted to share this review with you in case you didn’t see it and are interested in what others have to say about the work our electricians do. Continue reading “Grand Blanc Customer Posts Rave Review of Electrician Express’s Work and Customer Service” »

Is the Circuit Breaker in Your Genesee County Home Tripping Regularly? It’s Time to Call an Electrician

circuit breaker panel issues genesee county electricianAt one time or another, the circuit breaker has tripped in your home. You know it’s happened because a portion of your home’s lights will go out, or certain outlets will no longer work. When a circuit breaker trips, it is not usually because the breaker itself is faulty—it is doing what it was designed to do: protect your home from a possibly dangerous situation like an electrical fire. When the sensing mechanism in your circuit breaker heats up, it will cause the breaker to trip, stopping the flow of power and effectively rendering that circuit “dead” until it is reset. Continue reading “Is the Circuit Breaker in Your Genesee County Home Tripping Regularly? It’s Time to Call an 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” »

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?” »