How To Avoid House Fires In Your Home

Today we launch the first in a new series designed to help you prevent common electrical catastrophes, with tips and advice to better protect you and your family.  In the first of the series, we look at the best ways to avoid the worst of electrical disasters: the house fire.   The Overloaded Outlet Electrical outlets are a necessity in our everyday lives, and it is not uncommon to plug multiple appliances into one along our walls. The bad thing … Read More

Mister Sparky’s Energy Saving Tips

July in Texas means burgers on the grill, fireworks at night, and flip-flops at the pool.  But it also means sky-high electric bills.  The good news is it doesn’t have too.  With a few simple, convenient household changes, you can see big savings on your monthly energy bills. Open Every Vent Some homeowners believe that closing vents can reduce energy consumption by preventing the need to cool or heat a particular room. This is a myth.  Closing vents will actually raise … Read More

Find The Best Electrician Near Me!

If you are having electrical issues in your home, one of the first questions you might ask yourself is “How do I find an electrician near me?” Choosing an electrician might not be such a complicated task after all, once you know what to look for when making your choice. Read on to learn about some of the most important factors you should consider when choosing an electrician. Price Many people in need of an electrician are on a budget. … Read More

When Should I Change Old Electrical Wiring

It is time to think about replacing old electrical wiring in the home if your house is 40 or more years old. Even though your appliances and devices seem to work without any apparent issues, exposed wires or frayed insulation materials warrant an immanent inspection. The certified electricians at Mister Sparky Electrician Houston will check to make sure your wiring meets or exceeds current local and/or national codes. Mister Sparky Electrician’s perform a safety inspection with every electrical service call. … Read More

Protecting Your Family from Electrical Hazards in the Home

Electricity provides us with light, warmth and music. It allows us to access our favorite television shows and websites. These days, many of us even read on a device powered by electricity. It’s a fundamental part of modern life, but when something goes wrong, the consequences can be deadly.   Electrical Fires: How Often Do They Occur? According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly 500 people are killed in house electrical fires each year, and a frightening 51,000 electrical … Read More

Creative Lighting Ideas for Mother’s Day Gifts

Finding unique Mother’s Day gift ideas can sometimes be a challenge. We have some practical, yet very unique gift ideas to share with you. Let’s face it, mom spends a lot of time at home. There’s no better way to show her how much you care than creative home-lighting ideas this Mother’s Day. Here are some great creative lighting ideas you might not have thought of as gifts for mom. If your mom loves to read books, a wall light … Read More

Energy Efficiency Tips from a Houston Electrician

Mister Sparky Electrician Houston is dedicated to keeping your family safe from electrical hazards. These energy efficiency tips will protect your family from using more energy than needed and often these tips can reduce the household electrical utility bills. Money saved means more opportunities for your family. Take a look through these energy saving tips to find ways to improve your electrical consumption, you can always call Mister Sparky Electrician Houston for further information. Mister Sparky Electrician Houston, America’s On-Time … Read More

Upgrading Electrical Outlets

Electrical outlets or wall outlets are the primary points of interaction most people have with their home electrical systems. Those of us who aren’t electricians or electrical contractors, may not ever open our main electrical panels, but we plug and unplug things from our outlets every day. Those electrical outlets don’t last forever, and they will eventually wear out. They may need to be upgraded and replaced at some point to help protect the safety and security of your home … Read More

Why Does My Circuit Breaker Keep Tripping?

Mister Sparky Electrician Houston potential causes of a consistently tripping circuit breaker with Houston homeowners. Mister Sparky Electrician Houston, America’s On-Time Electrician, offers the best electrician services in the Houston, Texas area, including Katy, Sugar Land, Cypress, Spring, The Woodlands, and Kingwood. Mister Sparky Electrician Houston, America’s On-Time Electrician, serves Houston, Texas and its surrounding cities including Katy, Sugar Land, Cypress, Spring, The Woodlands, and Kingwood with a team of certified electricians. In addition to emergency electrical repairs, some of the electrician services provided by the … Read More

How Do I Find An Electrician In Houston

As a homeowner, there will be times when you find yourself needing some electrical assistance. You will want to upgrade your homes electrical system. An example of this would be adding or replacing smoke detectors or adding whole house surge protection. Other times, your outlets may malfunction or the electrical power may quit working in various rooms. If you live in an older home, you may find yourself concerned about the fire dangers of old or aluminum wiring. Many situations … Read More