Super Spooky Electrical Problems

Tis' the season for ghouls and cavities! The Mister Sparky electricians never stop their interest in keeping Houston families safe from freak electrical accidents, even if that means sharing a few images of scary electrical jobs that you should never settle for! Really Frightening Rewiring Rewiring jobs, like the one posted above, show the carelessness other technicians tend to exhibit when they're in a hurry or have many other clients to run to. Besides signs of overheating, some of the...

Texas-Sized Heat Brings Texas-Sized Electrical Problems

Because Texas is so large, energy consumption is well beyond any other state in the nation. As a result of electrical use being so high, there are similar problems that many residents face. Precious Lone-Star humidity If there's one thing southeast Texans don't miss when they're out and about traveling, it's the ridiculous humidity we suffer from year-round. Not only does this weather effect our sweat glands, it's also considered a culprit to A/C issues. Mugginess builds up and eventually...

How To Test Your Smoke Alarm This Week

So we all know what smoke alarms are and that they are supposed to be inspected fairly often, but how many times have you tested your detector this year? It's quite common to skip the monthly testing because we simply forget or some may even consider it to be a waste of time however, Mister Sparky wants you to know that examining your detector once a month is not only safe for you and your family, but it's also easy...