gfci outlets

Why Do I Need to Worry about Ungrounded Electrical Outlets?

By |2016-09-12T14:48:07-05:00September 12th, 2016|Electrical Services|

There was a time not too long ago when ungrounded electrical outlets were everywhere. For many years, home builders only put grounded outlets in kitchens, bathrooms, and basements because those rooms were most likely to experience water spills. But today, builders virtually never install ungrounded electrical outlets anywhere in a new home. If your home

Quick GFCI Outlet Troubleshooting Guide

By |2016-07-05T16:07:10-05:00July 5th, 2016|Electrical Services|

A common project for homeowners everywhere is GFCI outlet troubleshooting. A ground fault circuit interrupter outlet prevents electric shocks by sensing power surges and shutting down the flow of electricity to the plug accordingly. New homes have GFCI outlets installed in every room. Older houses may have none at all. In this case, it’s vital

What Are GFCI Outlets and What Are They Used For?

By |2015-04-20T12:24:46-05:00April 22nd, 2015|Electrical Services|

What are GFCI outlets, and what are they used for? This is one of the most common questions our electricians receive. If you live in a very old house with the original electrical system, you probably don’t have any GFCI outlets anywhere. But if you’ve been in a newer home recently, you may have noticed