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Don’t Get Burned By Your Faulty Smoke Detector

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 15, 2018 4:55:00 PM / by Jaron Henkel posted in safety, residential electrician, smoke detector

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Hopefully, you have an emergency plan with your family to promote fire safety in your home, but do you have a schedule for smoke detector maintenance?

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How to Lower Business Energy Bills

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Jaron Henkel posted in save money, lower energy bills, business electrician

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Summer in Southwest Florida means air conditioning and likely the rise of energy bills for most businesses. There has been a steady trend over the last decade to more energy efficient and environmentally friendly business practices, all of which could significantly improve your bottom line.

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10 Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 8, 2018 11:33:00 AM / by Jaron Henkel posted in fort myers electrician, Residential Electric, safety

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Electricity is something so commonplace, such a standard part of our daily lives, that we become complacent and take it for granted. We don’t think about the dangers of electrocution and electrical fire. Unfortunately, these are very real dangers that can injure, kill, and destroy property.

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9 Tips to Lower Your Energy Bills

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 1, 2018 11:27:47 AM / by Jaron Henkel posted in fort myers electrician, Residential Electric, electrician, cape coral electrician

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As summer looms and temperatures begin to rival the surface of the sun, Southwest Floridians know one thing for sure: their energy bills will probably soar as high as the thermometer.

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Kohler Generator vs Generac Generator

[fa icon="calendar'] May 18, 2018 2:19:00 PM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Generators

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This past hurricane season, Irma gave Southwest Florida a not so gentle reminder of the importance of hurricane preparedness. When making your hurricane preparedness plan this year, you may be considering adding a generator to your list. But which brand should you choose?

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What To Do When your Generator Needs Repair

[fa icon="calendar'] May 14, 2018 12:39:13 PM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Generators

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As spring wears on and summer approaches, Southwest Florida thunderstorms start rolling through more regularly and the potential for a power outage increases. Making sure your generator is in good working order is high priority.

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Getting Homes Ready for the Migration Back North

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Jaron Henkel posted in fort myers electrician, Generators, Residential Electric

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If you call Southwest Florida your home for the winter, but head North for the rest of the year, you know there’s lots to think about before migrating North in the spring. Here’s a list of some things you’ll want to be sure to check off before making the trek.

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Bad Wiring? Let Us Get Rid of Your Shorts.

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 11, 2018 3:54:39 PM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Surge Protection, Electrical Outlets, Residential Electric

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Hiring an unlicensed electrician or general “handyman” to do electrical work in your home could leave you in the dark— or worse. Sure, the price may be right, at first, but the risks are great – including short circuits, damage to appliances, fire hazards, not to mention the risks related to an unlicensed worker getting injured on your property!  

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7 Reasons To Get A New Electrical Panel

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 27, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Electrical Panels, circuit breakers, Electrical Outlets

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Home upgrades are exciting. New floors! New countertops! New … electrical panel?

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Stay Grounded With Surge Protection

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 23, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Jaron Henkel posted in Surge Protection

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When it comes to electricity, most of us focus on the things that impact us in ways that are obvious and unambiguous. Are the lights on? Is the refrigerator running? (Then you’d better go catch it …) Do things usually do what they’re supposed to, on a day to day basis?

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