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How to Put Out an Electrical Fire

How Do You Put Out an Electrical Fire? Taking precautions such as system upgrades is a smart way to lower your risk of electrical fires. However, it's important to know best practices should you ever be faced with one. Preparing for how to put out an electrical fire, even if ... read more

Benefits of a Dedicated Computer Circuit for Your Home Office

Securing Your Connection Working from your home office provides many advantages. You cut the commute time and cost, can sleep a bit later, exercise first thing, and don’t have to share a bathroom with co-workers. Employers have also acknowledged the benefits and increased productivity of work-from-home employees. All these be... read more

7 Life-Saving Space Heather Safety Tips

Space Heater Safety Tips Every winter, thousands of families experience a home fire because of incorrect space heater use. Very sadly, some people even die in these fires. So, please – before you plug in the space heater and turn it up full blast, read these tips and use yours safely. Th... read more

Office Building Electrical Services

4 Times to Call Your Commercial Electrician Since everyone knows that time is money, it’s a given that electrical problems at the office can really poke a stick into the spokes of your business’ productivity wheels. They prevent effective communication with clients and coworkers, darken the hallways, hobble the breakroom micr... read more

5 Things You Can Do to Better Prepare for Severe Weather

Regardless of where you live storms can happen quickly and unexpectedly. So, you might be asking “how do you prepare for severe weather?” While it can be difficult to know exactly what to do when severe weather strikes, you can take safety measures ahead of time to ensure that you, your... read more

What Size Generator Do I Need for My House?

If you have ever experienced an extended power outage you already know how frustrating and inconvenient it can be. Well, it can be pretty costly too (when all the food in your refrigerator spoils). So, you have decided it’s time to learn more about a whole house generator, but yo... read more

Deck Lighting and Outlet Installation Services

Deck Lighting and Electrical Outlet Installation Services Installing deck lighting and outdoor outlets in your yard can extend your outdoor living opportunities well into the evening while also improving your home’s resale value. As the nights get warmer and with more families looking for ways to make close-to-home spaces se... read more

How to Help Your Electrical Appliances Last Longer

How to Help Your Electrical Appliances Last Longer: Tips from Your Residential Electrician Every year people spend oodles of cash on new appliances because their older ones died prematurely. But a little regular maintenance, cleaning and intelligent usage can stretch the life of your appliances out much longer than you’d ... read more

How to Set Up Your Smart Home’s Foundation for Success

Smart homes are getting smarter, more efficient and more convenient to use every year. But setting up your smart home can be both exciting and a little confusing due to the availability and wide spectrum of single devices and whole-home smart systems. To think that all of this connectivity and ... read more

3 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Outlets

Change is part of life. Yet while most families are scrambling to be on the forefront of technology in the smart device and home entertainment department, few give any thought to the outlets and electrical services that power their fun. Is your home’s electrical system stuck in the past? 3 Si... read more

Do You Need Dedicated Circuits in Your Home?

Are you frequently resetting tripped circuit breakers? Do the lights in your home dim for no apparent reason? You may need to add a few dedicated circuits in your home. Why Should You Be ‘Dedicated’? Each circuit or wire in your home can only handle so much electrical draw. When more... read more

Are Your Outlets Childproof?

With electrical outlets in nearly every room of the home, and being located near the ground, there is a constant risk if you have small children. The National Fire Protection Agency, approximates 2,400 children each year suffer severe shocks and burns from inserting objects into the slots of electrical outlets. Electrical ... read more

5 Common Home Electrical Hazards & How to Handle Them

Here at Root Electric, we never stop talking about, and working tirelessly for electrical safety. That’s because as wonderful and necessary as electricity is to our modern way of life, it is still a dangerous thing when handled incorrectly. The statistics tell a sobering story: 350,000-400,000 home fires are ca... read more

How to Prevent Electrical Fires

Check These 7 Things Right Now to Prevent Electrical Fires at Your Home Perhaps the most tragic thing about the 25,000+ home electrical fires in homes across the U.S. each year is that the vast majority of them could have been prevented if the right safety precautions had been taken. In ... read more

Why Is My Dimmer Switch Warm to the Touch?

While it’s normal for a dimmer switch to be warm to the touch when in operation, at no point should it feel really hot, like it’s overheating. Pinpointing the exact cause of your dimmer being too hot can be tricky. Keep reading to learn how hot your dimmer can ... read more

How Do You Know if a Circuit Breaker Is Bad?

Circuit breakers can fail for multiple reasons. Most of the time it’s due to an overloaded circuit, a circuit breaker that wasn’t reset properly, or a short circuit. And when it comes down to it, circuit breakers are there to protect you from electrical faults and fires, so it’s... read more

How to Test a Circuit Breaker with a Multimeter

A broken circuit breaker increases the risk of an electrical overload occurring in your home. An overload can cause a short circuit to occur and in extreme cases, can pose a fire risk. Testing a circuit breaker is necessary to determine the flow of electricity in a circuit breaker panel. ... read more

Why Is My Breaker Box on the Outside of My House?

Your breaker box connects your home to the electricity grid and diverts the electricity flowing into your home to the different rooms and appliances you use. When the switches in the breaker box are flipped, a current of electrons runs along copper wires and energizes your electrical appliances. If your ... read more

The Best Electrical Travel Appliances You Need in Your Suitcase

In today’s wired world, perhaps the most important things to pack are electrical. Travel-friendly devices and appliances make communication, wayfinding, entertainment, and the comforts of home more easily accessible. Before you’re wheels-up to a faraway land, make sure you’ve got everything you need for the trip. To make p... read more

Do Window AC Units Use a Lot of Electricity?

Summer heat can be brutal, especially if you don’t have any sort of air conditioning in your home. Installing a central air conditioning unit is quite the undertaking and can be expensive, so many homeowners opt for window AC units instead. But do window AC units use a lot of... read more

Indoor / Outdoor Lighting Installation

Landscape lighting can be installed virtually anywhere on the grounds, lending beauty, ambiance and functionality to a space. Driveways, backyards, patios, and gardens are just some of the places where landscape lighting can make a difference.

When To Call An Electrician

Your safety is paramount. Don’t wait until you have six electronic devices going into one outlet, and you smell wiring burning while the lights dim after you turn on your air conditioner. Contact us as soon as you have any questions about your electrical system.

Electrical Services

We are professional electricians offering a full range of electrical installation and repair services. Electrical services include but are not limited to service panel upgrades ( fuse box to breaker box), new wiring service and updating old knob and tube wiring, appliances, and more.