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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?” »

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” »

Electrical Updates by a Genesee County Electrician Can Make Your Home or Business Safer

flint flushing michigan electricianEvery May, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) holds its National Electrical Safety Month. The purpose of the month-long campaign is to educate the public on important safety issues related to electrical work. Continue reading “Electrical Updates by a Genesee County Electrician Can Make Your Home or Business Safer” »

Thinking About Installing Recessed Lighting in Your Genesee County Home?

recessed lighting electrician flint grand blancIs there a room in your home that always feels like it’s dimly lit, no matter how many lamps are on? Or are there dark areas that your overhead lights just don’t reach? Adding recessed lighting to one or more rooms in your home may be just the answer to these problems. Continue reading “Thinking About Installing Recessed Lighting in Your Genesee County Home?” »

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” »

One Thing This Genesee County Electrician Does Different From Most Other Electricians

flint mi genesee county electricianWe’ve been in the electrical service business for many years. We’ve seen how other electricians run their businesses, and we’ve talked to many customers who have used electricians other than us. A lot of things are the same from company to company, but there’s one thing we’ve found that is pretty unique to Electrician Express—our pricing. Continue reading “One Thing This Genesee County Electrician Does Different From Most Other Electricians” »

Diagnosing Complex Electrical Problems for our Genesee County Customers

electrician genesee county flint miAfter more than 32 years of experience as electricians, we have pretty much seen it all when it comes to electrical work. As many of our customers will tell you, we are experts at troubleshooting and diagnosing complex electrical problems in homes and commercial buildings. With our combination of formal electrical training and “real world” experience, our electricians know when to repair, and when replacement is necessary to provide our customers with safe electrical systems with optimal functionality. Continue reading “Diagnosing Complex Electrical Problems for our Genesee County Customers” »

If You See Something, Say Something” Applies to Electrical Concerns Too

genesee county electricianYou may have heard the phrase, “If you see something, say something!” It is usually in reference to reporting suspicious people or activities to the proper authorities, even if you think it may be “nothing.” But as electricians, we think this phrase could apply just as well to electrical concerns. Of course, if you see a possible electrical hazard in your own home or place of business, you will likely have it taken care of, but what about if you are renting a home or working in an office space owned by someone else and see something you think might be a fire hazard? If you see something, say something! Continue reading “If You See Something, Say Something” Applies to Electrical Concerns Too” »

Preparing for Future Power Outages: Backup Generators from Your Genesee County Electrician

genesee county mi wind storm power outage electricianLast month, Michigan experienced one of the worst windstorms in recent memory. When all was said and done, more than 850,000 people were without power, with Genesee County being one of the most impacted counties in Michigan. In a press briefing, the governor of Michigan called the storm “the largest combined statewide event in history.” Many residents were forced to find refuge in warming shelters as temperatures dropped. Continue reading “Preparing for Future Power Outages: Backup Generators from Your Genesee County Electrician” »

Three-Way Switches: A Convenient Electrical Solution for Both Home and Office

genesee county electricianAdding three-way switches to your Genesee County home is one of those electrical upgrades that you may have never considered. If you’ve never had one, you may not know what you’re missing, but they can really make a difference in your home.

Take a quick mental walkthrough of your home. Are there any rooms where the light switch is in an awkward place? Are there any places where you have to walk across a dark room, down a hallway, or up the stairs before you can turn on your lights? If you answered “yes,” then your home is the perfect candidate for a three-way switch. Continue reading “Three-Way Switches: A Convenient Electrical Solution for Both Home and Office” »