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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” »

The Electrician Express Experience: Testimonials from our Genesee County Customers

genesee county electricianAt Electrician Express, we place a high priority on customer service and customer satisfaction. We work hard to meet our customers’ needs, and do so with honesty and professionalism. We want our company’s name to be one that is respected in Genesee County and known for providing excellent electrical service at a fair price. Continue reading “The Electrician Express Experience: Testimonials from our Genesee County Customers” »

Electricians in Genesee County You Can Trust

grand blanc flint electricianAnytime you give a company your business, you hope you will be treated fairly and honestly. But often, you have to place a certain amount of trust in that company, especially when they offer a specialized service in field about which you have limited knowledge. Think about your auto mechanic. If you aren’t well versed in the components of a vehicle, you need to trust that your mechanic is telling you the truth when he tells you your car needs thousands of dollars’ worth of work. The same can be true of plumbers, dentists, and yes, electricians. Most are fair and honest, but some take advantage of people whenever they have the opportunity to do so by overcharging them for certain services or performing unnecessary work. Continue reading “Electricians in Genesee County You Can Trust” »

Hiring a Genesee County Electrician for Your DIY Remodel

genesee county electrician home remodelIf all of the home improvement shows are to be believed, most people these days want their home to be an “open concept” home. Meaning, they want a large, open living space, where the kitchen, dining room, and family room flow into one another without those pesky walls in the way. Continue reading “Hiring a Genesee County Electrician for Your DIY Remodel” »

Electrician Express: A True Genesee County Electrician

flint-mi-electricianIn Genesee County, there are basically two types of electrical services companies—privately owned companies that are actually located in the Flushing, Grand Blanc, or Flint areas, and the larger national or regional companies that cover Genesee County, but may be headquartered hundreds, or even thousands, of miles away. Some are franchises that may be owned or operated by someone in the community, but behind that local franchise is a large corporation that is setting certain policies and dictating how that business is run. Continue reading “Electrician Express: A True Genesee County Electrician” »

Electrical Safety and Building Security for Genesee County Businesses

commercial electrician flint michiganSafety and security are important things to consider when you own and operate a business. Not only do you want to protect the building itself, but also the people that work and do business there. Read on to find out how an electrician can help make your business a more safe and secure place. Continue reading “Electrical Safety and Building Security for Genesee County Businesses” »

Experienced Electricians for Homes in Genesee County with Knob and Tube Wiring

flint-mi-electricianKnob and tube wiring, sometimes called simply K & T wiring, is common to find in older homes built from 1890-1930. Even some homes in Flint, Flushing, and Grand Blanc, built in the 1940s or 1950s, contain knob and tube wiring, though it not as common. If your Genesee County home has knob and tube wiring, and you haven’t yet replaced it, we wanted to give you some information that can help you make an informed decision about whether you should leave it, consider rewiring your home, or do something in between. Continue reading “Experienced Electricians for Homes in Genesee County with Knob and Tube Wiring” »

Flint Couple Praises Electrician Express for Same-Day Service and Honest Pricing

electrician-express-flint-michigan-electrician-reviewWe spend a lot of time on this blog telling you what separates Electrician Express from other electricians in the Flushing area. But sometimes, our customers do a better job than even we can to explain why Electrician Express stands out from the competition. Today, we want to highlight a review we received from some of our customers in Flint.

D. and Terry are not new to calling contractors and electricians out to their home in Flint. They’ve had a lot of work done on their home in the last several years, including some electrical work done by companies other than Electrician Express. In their review, they say, “Some of the contractors and electricians would give an initial estimate, but they almost never came in under their estimate and sometimes additional charges really added up!” Continue reading “Flint Couple Praises Electrician Express for Same-Day Service and Honest Pricing” »

National Electrical Safety Month Aims to Education Homeowners on Proper Extension Cord Use

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If you are like most Genesee County homeowners, you use extension cords for a variety of electrical needs and probably don’t think much about it. But every year, approximately 3,300 home fires originate with the extension cords, resulting in more than 50 deaths and 270 injuries.

This year’s edition of Electrical Safety Illustrated, put out by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) during National Electrical Safety Month (which is this month) cautions homeowners about the dangers of using extension cords improperly or for unintended purposes. Continue reading “National Electrical Safety Month Aims to Education Homeowners on Proper Extension Cord Use” »