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Why You Need a Flushing Electrician for Ceiling Fan Installation

ceiling fan install flushing mi electricianNow that we’re experiencing some warmer weather, our Flushing electricians are being asked to install more ceiling fans than they do during the cold months. This isn’t surprising—it happens every year when the temperatures start to heat up. People start thinking about how to keep their homes cool without running their air conditioning unit too much. Continue reading “Why You Need a Flushing Electrician for Ceiling Fan Installation” »

Say Good-Bye to Outdoor Extension Cords with Help from a Flint Electrician

flint mi electrician outdoor outletsIf you’re someone who hangs Christmas lights during the holidays, you’ve probably already completed the task for this year. Like most people, you likely ran an extension cord from one of your outdoor outlets up the side of your house, to the edge of your roof where you began hanging your lights. Maybe you even used multiple extension cords to get the job done. What if, next Christmas, you were able to forego the extension cords, and plug your lights in at a more convenient location? Continue reading “Say Good-Bye to Outdoor Extension Cords with Help from a Flint Electrician” »

Answering FAQs About LED Lighting for Genesee County Homes

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As electricians, we get a lot of questions about LED lighting. How long do LED lights really last? Are LED lights worth the higher upfront costs? How much will changing to LED lighting save me in electricity costs?

These are all great questions, and ones you should be asking if you are considering switching to LED lighting. Though the answers to these questions depend on your unique situation, we will do our best to help you decide if LED lighting is the right choice for your home or business. Continue reading “Answering FAQs About LED Lighting for Genesee County Homes” »

Add Landscape Lighting to your Grand Blanc Home for Beauty and Safety

If there’s anything that makes an outdoor area really stand out, it’s landscape lighting. Adding lighting to your yard, deck, patio, or walkway can transform the look and feel of your outdoor space, making it more attractive, and also more functional. With landscape lighting, you can highlight special features of your home’s exterior or landscaping using spotlights. You can create the ambiance you want, or you can make a space that was previously unusable in evenings into one that is perfect for outdoor entertaining. The options are limitless!

Two common choices for outdoor lighting are LEDs on a 120-volt system, or low-voltage lighting. Both have advantages and disadvantages that your electrician can discuss with you. For example, LED bulbs are long lasting, but may not have the warm glow you want in landscape lighting. Low-voltage lighting is safe and gives off the soft color quality most people want in outdoor lighting, but since their wires are buried just below the surface of the ground, they can potentially be damaged by animals or yard tools. Continue reading “Add Landscape Lighting to your Grand Blanc Home for Beauty and Safety” »

Benefits of LED Lighting: Tips from Your Trusted Electrician in Grand Blanc and Genesee County

As an electrical contractor, our team knows better than most how much LED lighting is changing the entire lighting industry, and how quickly these changes are happening.  In addition to the many environmental and energy savings benefits of LED lighting, LED bulbs are now being designed for easy installation, making your conversion to LED simple and fast.

In fact, we have retrofit light bulbs available that screw into the same sockets as your incandescent bulbs.  And these bulbs promise 25,000 hours of lifetime and more.

Fluorescent and CFLs vs LEDs

Unlike fluorescents or CFL lamps, LED lamps come on at full brilliance, instantly.  As members of our electrician team know, this feature enables LEDs to save even more energy than CFLs or fluorescents.  And LEDs are fully dimmable.  This contributes not only to energy savings but also to a customized, comfortable décor. Continue reading “Benefits of LED Lighting: Tips from Your Trusted Electrician in Grand Blanc and Genesee County” »