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.Read More >
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.Read More >
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.Read More >
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.Read More >
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.Read More >
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.Read More >