Outlet Switch

What to Do if Your Outlets Spark

The mere thought of your outlet producing a spark can be worrying not to mention when it happens. The good news is, in most cases, a small spark from your outlet can be normal. Here’s why. Your outlets are connected to circuits that constantly feed them electric power. Hence, when you want to plug an […]

Why is Grounding So Important?

Grounding is a popular term in the electrical industry. If you know a few details about the wiring of your home, then you would know that you have a ground wire installed in all the outlets. So what is grounding and why is it relevant? Grounding is the use of an electrical wire called the […]

Can Bugs Live In Your Electrical Outlets?

Yes, they can! The idea or thought of having little crawling things in your electrical outlet can be distressing. Aside from the fact that it is in many ways scary, this can also be dangerous. The kind of bugs you would expect to see living or stuck in your electrical outlets are fire ants, roaches, […]

Troubleshooting Electrical Circuits

In order to properly troubleshoot electrical circuits, it’s important to understand basic electricity. This will not only give you a new invaluable skill but also will allow you to perform the work safely. In order to help people better understand electrical currents, it can be compared to the current of water. It’s easier to understand […]