Servall Electric Company Blog:Archive for June, 2017

Signs Your Home Needs an Electrical Wiring Upgrade

Monday, June 19th, 2017

home-needs-electrical-wiring-upgrade-signsA circuit breaker trips every now and then. Lights flicker in your kitchen or somewhere else in your home on occasion. You have an older home with an equally old electrical system. Are any of these factors cause for concern? Well, electrical problems can be serious, even if their symptoms don’t seem dire right away. Electrical fires account for a lot more injuries and property damage than you may realize.

Upgrading your home’s electrical system can help reduce the risk of electrical fires or electric shock, but how do you know if your home needs this upgrade? It’s true, you can’t always tell on your own. You might have to call in a licensed electrician to inspect your system—and that’s what we’re here for! We are happy to inspect your system regardless of whether or not you know something is wrong. To further assist you with the latter, though, we’ve shared some signs that you may need a professional electrician right away, below.

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Think You Can Go Without Whole-House Surge Protection?

Monday, June 5th, 2017

surge-protectionWe urge you to reconsider! In recent years, homeowners throughout the country have become increasingly dependent on electronic devices and high efficiency appliances. Coupled with inclement weather of any kind—but particularly thunderstorms—the risk of power surges has increased. Power surges pose a more serious threat than you may realize to your appliances, electronics, and your home in general.

You may think you can simply get by with the small, portable surge protectors you can buy at any hardware or office supply store—referred to as power strips. Hey, you can plug your TV, stereo, computer, lighting, and more all into one place—convenient, right? Unfortunately, this is not enough to offer the level of protection that is needed for your home. Instead you need Sharonville, OH whole-house surge protection.

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