Servall Electric Company Blog:Archive for August, 2017

This Is Why Your Lights Are Flickering

Monday, August 28th, 2017

beautiful New Hardwood floors home interiorAre flickering lights a common occurrence in your household? Perhaps you just chalk it up to the fact that you live in an aging home. But, this shouldn’t be acceptable. In fact, it can be dangerous. Electrical problems can be serious, even if their symptoms—like flickering lights—seem relatively benign. Electrical fires actually account for hundreds of injuries, and even fatalities, each year—and many are preventable.

If you have a single bulb that’s flickering, it’s likely you just need to change that one out. However, if multiple lights are flickering in a room or throughout your home, the cause is an outdated electrical system with either frayed wiring or too much demand on it. Flickering lights aren’t the only sign of electrical trouble though—there are a number of other signs that you need an upgrade to your electrical system, which we’ve covered below.

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What Can You Do with Home Automation?

Monday, August 14th, 2017

smart phone in front of a chalkboard with a drawing of gears on itHave you ever been away on vacation, or even had a really long day at work, and wondered to yourself how things are going back home? Most of us have been in this situation at one time or another—wondering if we accidentally left a light on, if the air conditioner is on or running for too long, or even if we remembered to lock the door.

What if we told you there is a way to access your home at all times, no matter where you are? With a Sharonville, OH home automation system, this is possible—you can check on whatever is important to you in your home, whether you’re down the street or across the country on vacation. And when you choose a professionally trained and highly experienced electrician to complete your installation, you can be ensured of a job done right.

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