Generators can come in extremely handy, but they do need regular maintenance in order to stay working optimally. Whether they are providing emergency power for the home, producing electricity for businesses in remote locations or even regulating life-support equipment, good generator maintenance is essential.
Power outages can cause sudden shut downs which many times translates to significant loss of business. Whether you are running a bar or restaurant, retail store, manufacturing plant or warehouse having a backup source for power supply is critical for operations and to maintain customer satisfaction in the event of a power outage.
Ground fault circuit interrupter, commonly known as GFCI, protected receptacles are critical to ensure safe operations in kitchens, bathrooms or any other place inside or outside your home or business where there is moisture. Electrical appliances that are not properly maintained, damaged electrical cords, wet floors are just a few things that can cause harm without GFCI protection. The National Electrical Code (NEC) requires that all receptacles (including 15- and 20A, 125V receptacles) be GFCI-protected, irrespective of whether they are located in countertop areas. More sensitive than circuit breakers, they act faster to protect you, your staff or patrons from electric shock which causes burns, heart arrhythmia or nervous system damage, even death.
Chandeliers offer truly distinctive beauty for your home. They are timeless and can add a touch of personality to your style and décor. Whether you are installing one in the dining room or within your foyer, be aware that proper maintenance is key. Chandeliers require cleaning to illuminate beautifully; but due to their height, reaching them is not easy.
Swimming pool construction is exciting but a challenging project. From the endless permits to inspections to the physical labor involved, it is not a quick and easy job. As a company that builds swimming pools, you have a duty to those who order your services: to ensure a safe, durable swimming pool.
You may not hear about it on the news, but electrocutions are a definite possibility in a swimming pool. After all, swimming pools have electrical components that power the pumps, filtration systems, and even pool lights. As a pool owner, you do your due diligence to ensure the water is safe to swim in and that there is just the right balance of chemicals. While you are doing all of that routine maintenance, do not forget to have your electrical systems checked and maintained too.