Blogs in November 2018

Don’t sell your home with questionable wiring and electrical systems in place. Learn what you need to upgrade or replace before the sale, from Mr. Electric.

Considering putting off upgrading the electrical in your home because you plan to put it on the market? Hold up! It’s a bad idea to sell a home with questionable wiring and electrical systems in place. What should you replace before the sale and what can you leave to the judgement of buyers?...Read more

A fire hazard in the office is bad news. Keep you and your employees safe by inspecting your electrical system with help from Mr. Electric.

Office fire hazards are bad for business. Based on the most recent reports from the National Fire Protection Association, in the 5-year span between 2007 and 2011, there were 3,340 fires in offices nationwide. Such fires often have a devastating impact on American businesses, resulting in loss...Read more

Electric fires are a serious hazard. Keep you and your family safe by rewiring your antique home. The experts at Mr. Electric can help. Learn more today.

Should I replace old wiring? A question frequently pondered by the owners of antique and historic homes, electrical fire hazards within homes more than 50-years old present a serious risk. Rewiring antique homes should always be on the agenda, whether you plan on staying over the short or long-...Read more

Knob and tube wiring is an early method of electrical wiring used in buildings. Is it safe to keep in your antique home? Learn more from Mr. Electric.

An early method of electrical wiring, knob and tube is an outdated wiring that is unsafe for older, antique homes. What is knob and tube wiring, and just how old is it? Also called ‘open wiring,’ knob and tube was used in homes from as far back as the 1880s to the 1940s. Hidden away in the attic...Read more

Whether you’re replacing a defective outlet or upgrading to an outlet with USB plugs, learn how to do it safely with these tips from Mr. Electric.

Is your house rockin’ old outlets? There’s some amazing new outlet technology available in the aisles of your area home improvement store, as well as online. Whether you’re replacing a worn-out outlet with a run-of-the-mill replacement, or going high-tech with USB plug enabled or smart outlet...Read more