Fun Electrical Upgrades

By Dottie Robbins | Nov 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM

For the most part, homeowners don't get excited spending money on rewiring their home and upgrading their electrical service, but there are some great add-ons that may help them look forward to the electricians getting started.

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Testimonial Spotlight: October

By Bill Lutz | Nov 2, 2016 4:45:23 PM

GEN3 Electric takes great pride in customer satisfaction. See for yourself and read some of our positive feedback below. Want to leave us a review? Please feel free, we always love to hear how we're doing!

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Night of The Melting Power-Strip

By Walter Morgynski | Oct 31, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Happy Halloween from GEN3! While on the subject of spooks and chills, “They’re coming for you Barbara…” should remain an iconic horror movie line, not what your neighbor shouts over the sound of fire sirens!

Power-strips are great things, if used correctly. They’re vital as an extra layer of protection for computer equipment, other sensitive electronics and for oversized power adapters. However, they should never be used to over-stretch the capacity of your wall outlets. By design, they absorb surges in power and take the abuse but most are fairly cheap, mindless and only last so long. Kind of like benevolent zombies. 

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The Last Outlet on the Left

By Walter Morgynski | Oct 30, 2016 10:00:00 AM

A burned outlet can result from a number of factors. The outlet itself may be faulty, the wiring powering it may be inadequate or there may be too much power strain on the outlet. All of these are hazards GEN3 can resolve for you.

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October Customer of the Month

By Walter Morgynski | Oct 28, 2016 10:00:00 AM

This month we take you the stately neighborhood of Spruce Hill. Known for its grand homes and tree-lined streets, our customer's historic home  was in need of a lighting makeover to brighten up dim rooms and highlight it's beautiful features.

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Improve Indoor Air Quality With Ductless HVAC

By Bill Lutz | Oct 26, 2016 3:28:22 PM

BEWARE! The air inside your very own home could be making you sick, especially if you suffer from Asthma, chronic coughing, headaches, or itchy eyes. How? Well, your homes are filled with thousands of airborne pollutants and toxic chemicals that can be taking a toll on your health. From bathroom sprays and candles made from paraffin wax, you’d be surprised at how many items you use on a daily basis that release contaminants into the air you breathe.

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Mid-Semester Home Report Card

By Walter Morgynski | Oct 26, 2016 10:00:00 AM

October is a good time of year to take a few minutes to survey the safety of the electricity in your home. The weather is changing and the demands on your home's electricity are already shifting with it. A licensened electrician should periodically do a full evaluation of your entire home's electrical system, but every homeowner should also regularly take a moment to check everything on the list below.

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6 Vital Space Heater Safety Tips

By Bill Lutz | Oct 25, 2016 5:44:38 PM

Picture this: you turn on your space heater for a bit of additional warmth this season and you fall asleep with it on. You wake up to the smell of smoke and notice that the curtains hanging just above the heater have caught fire. This disaster could have been avoided if you took proper precautions before turning the space heater on.

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Don't Miss the Passyunk Square Home Tour this Saturday

By Walter Morgynski | Oct 24, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The Passyunk Square Civic Association's 2016 Home Tour is coming up soon, this coming Saturday the 29th. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to get to know the neighborhood better by exploring the homes of local residents who've volunteered to showcase their homes for an afternoon to help raise funds for the non-profit Civic Association. 

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