Complete Guide: Electrical Outlet Types

Electrical Outlet Types Don't Let Your Electrical Outlets Be A Headache. If your home is of an age where there are problematic electrical outlets, then it's time to investigate the different electrical outlets available before you have any replacement. The electrical outlet types typically found are the "two-pronged" outlet if you have an older property. These are outdated and could be a danger since they do not have the third or "ground" hole, and don't have the necessary grounding connection...

Common Electrical Problems

Don't Be Defeated by Common Electrical Problems. We are indeed living in interesting times. You may be among so many right now who are feeling constrained at home. Like many others, perhaps you have more persons at home all at the same time and suddenly recognize the expense is getting away from you, especially when electrical problems impact the electric bill. If those pesky home electrical problems are now presenting you with even more challenges, given the increased usage, it...

Mister Sparky is a 2020 BBB Awards for Excellence Winner

For the twelfth year in a row, Mister Sparky will be honored as a BBB Awards for Excellence Winner. Businesses must remain in good standing with the BBB and demonstrate commitment to excellence in their applications to achieve this award. Here's a look back at the BBB Heroes Project we completed in 2019, along with other BBB members. It was covered by Fox 26 report, Emily Akin, as her last segment:    On October 13, 2020, the Better Business...

Why is My Doorbell Not Working?

Why is My Doorbell Not Working? Some homeowners like to hear a bell choir whenever their front doorbell rings. Others want to listen to a familiar, lighthearted tune when someone is at their door. What homeowners don't like is when they push the doorbell only to hear the sound of silence. Why is the doorbell not working? Check out some common issues that can cause a doorbell to remain silent when pressing its button. The Button Won't Depress Completely One...

Didn’t budget for electrical repairs? Our new promotions can help!

  Most people don't budget for electrical repairs... And we get it!   With our NEW promotional payment options you have time to plan the unplanned.   We’ve got your back with payment options with no minimum purchase, no interest, and no payments.*   Below you'll see how the promotion works and sample pricing.     HOW THE PROMOTION WORKS     1. After assessing your electrical issue, we'll review our "No Malarkey" repair options for your home.  ✅ No...

Everything You Need To Know About Home Security Lights

Everything You Need To Know About Home Security Lights A dimly-lit exterior can be a bigger security liability than many homeowners realize. In addition to making a property a more attractive target for thieves, vandals and even home intruders, poor illumination also increases the risk of accidents and mishaps. Especially in inclement weather or during colder months when snow and ice are a concern. Exterior flood-lamps and area lights, motion-sensing lights, remote-operated smart lighting systems and other types of exterior...

Should I Get An Electric Fireplace?

Should I Get An Electric Fireplace? Many people desire to have a cozy living room with comfortable seats and a beautiful fireplace to enjoy the chilly winter evenings. Although this dream is a lovely idea, real fireplaces are often expensive and require a lot of work and money, even if your home already has one installed. While the cost and maintenance of a real fireplace may have you down, there are alternative options available to you. Electric fireplaces offer many...

Electrician’s Guide to Holiday Lights: Minimize Power Interruptions and Stay Safe

It’s that time of year! Your holiday decorations are out and your lights are up. Now it’s time to keep your yard brightly lit until the new year…  Each December, we visit a homeowner every day to help with power issues caused by holiday lights. That’s why we created this guide, to help you avoid unnecessary costs and nuisances and stay safe. This guide is broken down into the following sections. Skip ahead as needed! Step 1: Understand what can...

How Much Energy Do Holiday Lights Use?

How Much Energy Do Holiday Lights Use? The Holidays are just around the corner, and all over, people are trying to figure out the best ways in which they can decorate their homes. No matter what part of the country you live in, you are bound to find places that are lit up and adorned with beautiful lights and sights all around. These lights and the little decorations that come with it work to give us an exceptional feeling during...

Best Smart Home Devices You Need For Your Home

Best Smart Home Devices You Need For Your Home Smart home devices are available for different spaces, and every option provides excellent advantages and perks. This guide features some of the best options for an average home. Smart Speaker A smart speaker is a product that everyone can use throughout the day and night. Its power comes through advanced technology that provides up-to-date information. In the morning, you could use the speaker to check the weather or get traffic updates....