Did Your Property Suffer from Water Damage? Check for Possible Electrical Issues!

Water damage can occur for multiple reasons – whether it is weather-related or due to a pipe that has burst and flooded your home. While you are focusing on the damage you can see, such as repairing the walls, discarding damaged furniture and flooring, etc., there could be hidden damage you are not aware of. Electrical issues can arise following even a minor water damage incident. Even if you are not experiencing any interruption in your electrical service, that hidden damage could cause problems over time.

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Are You Prepared for Winter Storms? Install a Generator First

Winter storms are harsh – they can cause your home to lose power throughout the day and last well into the night. When you lose power, you lose access to a lot of essentials. Depending on how cold it is outside, loss of power could even be life threatening. It is important to always be prepared for the winter, such as having ample food storage, extra blankets and flashlights, and of course, a backup generator.

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Electrical Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

The holidays are a time of excitement and high energy when it comes to decorations – from the Christmas tree to the lights strung up outside to a cozy manger, and more. It was estimated by a consumer survey by ESFI.org in 2013 that over 86 percent of consumers decorate their home and about two-thirds used lights to decorate the outside. While holiday lights certainly give off that unmistakable holiday feel, they can also increase the likelihood of a fire or injury if used improperly and without the right safety precautions.

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Useful Tips on Decorating Your Home for the Holidays

It is that time of year once again. All the baking, the presents, the cooking and of course, Christmas decorations. Before you head to your local store and clear the shelves with every light and decoration imaginable, take a moment to think and plan for safety first. Creating a winter wonderland for the holidays is all about the lights, but there are ways you can get a dazzling home without going National Lampoon style!

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Building a Home: When Should You Bring in an Electrician?

New home construction is complex and has numerous components that must be considered. One of the most important, and unfortunately the most overlooked, is the home’s electricity. Improperly installed electrical components could lead to disaster. Whether you are building a home from the ground up or you are in the process of adding on to your existing home, it is important you call in an electrical contractor at the right time to avoid costly (and even deadly) errors in your electrical work.

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In Search of an Electrician? How Reviews Can Help You Find the Best Contractor in Your Area

Solving electrical issues, doing repairs or even installing new electrical systems is dangerous work, especially if the person doing the job is not qualified and experienced. While your project makes it necessary for you to hire a professional, knowing what to look for is important. It could mean the difference between hiring a dependable electrical contractor versus hiring someone who puts your home and loved ones at risk.

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JLC Electrical Contractors 
6 Inverness Drive
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
  • (732) 332-1100

  • info@jlcelectricalcontractors.com

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