Electrical Tips from Local Ossining Electricians
Check out the most recent articles from Twinson Electric for electrical tips and more from our electrician.
Every Ossining homeowner should make sure that their homes have adequate surge protection, so you should ask your electrician about surge protectors if your house lacks sufficient surge protection equipment. Having a surge protector allows you to plug several appliances and devices into one power outlet without creating an electrical hazard. … Read More
As electricians, we're very familiar with all brands of electrical safety panels in homes and commercial buildings, but we realize many people outside of our field are not. We wanted to provide you with information about two very specific outdated and unsafe electrical panels. The electrical panel is installed to control and route the electrical wiring in the home or building. The box consists of components that separate the wires into circuits. Each circuit is fed through a breaker that shuts off when there's a problem along the circuit … Read More
DIY projects can be very satisfying. They improve your home while saving you money, they're fun, and they can even teach you a few things. However, there are some things that should always be left to a professional. Electrical repairs are at the top of that list. Electrical systems and wiring are very difficult to work with. The systems are extremely complex, and on top of that, they're incredibly dangerous. It's very important that you … Read More
Keeping your utility costs low is one of your biggest priorities as a homeowner. Sometimes, of course, you can't avoid spending more on electricity, especially if you use electricity to heat or cool your home. However, there are some ways that you can make sure your electricity costs are as low as possible. Without realizing it, you might be using more electricity than you need to be. You don't necessarily need to monitor your meter all day to keep track of your electrical usage, though … Read More
When a circuit breaker trips, it cuts off power to parts of your home, which can be very frustrating. To get your power working again, you'll most likely need to go outside, to your garage, or into your basement to switch the breaker back into the "on" position. But if this is happening repeatedly or frequently, then switching that breaker back on might not be advisable. Often, when circuit breakers are tripping, it's a sign that there are more serious problems with your electrical system … Read More