September 2017 Testimonial Spotlight

By Bill Lutz | Sep 15, 2017 12:00:17 PM

It’s that time of the month again where we like to share the kind words our customers are saying about our work and masterful employees. We also want to remind you that our goal is to provide Philadelphia homeowners with the best possible electrical work and we strive to put you above all else. We want to make your experience with us as pleasant as possible because after all, we are the friendly neighborhood electricians.

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Short- and Long-Term Ways To Save Energy Doing Laundry

By Bill Lutz | Sep 13, 2017 2:14:50 PM

Whether you like to get it done early in the morning, or you like to throw in a few loads before bed laundry can be a real hassle. Some of us try to put it off altogether but it’s something that MUST be done, so why not save some energy in the process? Believe it or not, there are both short- and long-term changes you can make that’ll keep your clothes clean and your wallet full.

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How To Close Up Your Summer Home After The Season

By Bill Lutz | Sep 5, 2017 1:51:12 PM

The last of the burgers have been flipped, the bathing suits and towels have been hung up to dry and Labor Day has come and gone. Summer is quickly coming to a close and that means it’s time to close down your vacation home until next year. So, what exactly do you need to do? Use the checklist, below:

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Reversed polarity: Is It Dangerous?

By Dottie Robbins | Sep 2, 2017 10:37:00 AM

Reversed polarity is when the hot and neutral connections at a receptacle are wired backwards. The wiring in your home is color coded. The black wire is "hot" or electrically charged. The white wire is the "neutral" wire and is not electrically charged. The black or hot wire should be connected to the brass colored screw and the white neutral to the silver screw. 

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4 Top Benefits of Underwater & Barbecue Lighting

By Bill Lutz | Aug 30, 2017 2:49:38 PM

Summer is not over yet and even though Labor Day Weekend represents the unofficial end to everyone’s favorite season, we’ll still be able to enjoy nice weather through the month of September. With that said, there’s still plenty of time to entertain friends and family in your yard and there’s no better way to keep the party going than with underwater and barbecue lighting. See some of the benefits below:

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Testimonial Spotlight: August 2017

By Bill Lutz | Aug 17, 2017 3:25:54 PM

Not only do we take great pride in customer satisfaction, we sincerely appreciate when our customers take the time out of their busy days to let us know their thoughts and experiences with choosing GEN3 Electric. Take a minute to see what they’re saying about us below:

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The Beginner's Guide To Buying Alternative Fuel Vehicles

By Bill Lutz | Aug 14, 2017 1:41:34 PM

Giving up on gas? As we move toward a “greener” climate and people all across the country are being more conscious about the environment, fuel is one of the major topics that comes to mind. Contrary to popular belief, there are lots of options out there when it comes to alternative sources of fuel and electricity is just one of the many.

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3 Reasons Ceiling Fans Are Worth The Investment

By Bill Lutz | Aug 10, 2017 4:41:15 PM

Contrary to popular belief, a ceiling fan won’t actually cool down a room so you can cross that one off the list. But when it comes to the ceiling fixtures found in most homes, they do in fact, provide lots of benefits. From lowering energy bills to adding functionality to a variety of spaces, you’d be silly not to incorporate them into your living situation.

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A Brief History of the Lighthouse

By Bill Lutz | Aug 7, 2017 12:06:57 PM

On this day back in 1789, Congress approved an Act for the establishment and support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys and public piers. In honor of National Lighthouse Day, we’ve decided to take a walk back in history to find out when lighthouses were invented, why they were needed and a few other interesting facts. After reading the below, we encourage you to go out and visit a local lighthouse to admire a staple in American history.

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