Blog – Billerica Electricians

Fri 28 October 2016

If you are buying an older house, chances are you will have to have it inspected. When the electrician does his inspection, he will most certainly ask you how old the home is. That alone will tell him things to be on the lookout for to ensure that your home’s electrical system is up to date and safe for you and your family. Fuse Box? A fuse box or breaker box contains fuses or circuit breakers that prevent electrical wires from overheating. The box is usually mounted on a wall inside a residen... Every ten to twenty years, your home should have the electrical system updated. This is by far one of the best ways to prevent fires, since most fires in homes are started with a faulty electrical system of some sort. Updating can be a little pricey, so it pays to know just how often to do it and when your home needs to have it done. Here are some sure signs to help you know when to update your electrical system. Consider these things before updating your electrical system You notice flic..

You cannot afford to play around with calling an electrician if you notice any problems in your home’s electrical system! It’s dangerous to let an electrical problem go unattended and it can create a huge fire risk. NEVER try to fix anything yourself in this area—leave it to the pros. But what do you look for in an electrician? Here are a few things to keep in mind…. Qualities to look for in an electrician Licenses and credentials may vary from state to state, or even in a different city, so m...

Preventing Fires in Older Homes – A Guide from an Electrician If you are buying an older house, chances are you will have to have it inspected. When the electrician does his inspection, he will most certainly ask you how old the home is. That alone will tell him things to be on the lookout for to ensure that your home’s electrical system is up to date and safe for you and your family.

By Jacob, Category: General