April Testimonial Spotlight

By Bill Lutz | Apr 20, 2017 3:43:13 PM

We at Generation 3 Electric feel that knowledge is power. Our licensed technicians are trained, certified and current on all electrical standards, ready to solve the myriad of residential electrical problems, from old buildings to new construction. You don’t have to take our word for it, though. See what your neighbors are saying about us, below:

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What is an Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter and Why is it Needed?

By Bill Lutz | Apr 18, 2017 4:55:36 PM

According to the National Fire Protection Agency, 47,700 home fires stemmed from some type of electrical failure or malfunction in 2011. These fires led to 418 deaths, 1,570 injuries and over $4 billion in property damage. Why are all of these statistics relevant? Because 50% or more of electrical fires could be prevented by arc fault circuit interrupters, or AFCIs.

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Easter Oggi Hunt

By Walter Morgynski | Apr 15, 2017 10:01:00 AM

Easter's hopping up tomorrow, so Oggi got in the spirit with an Easter egg hunt. Only instead of eggs, he hid himself.

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Springtime Electrical Safety Check-Up

By Bill Lutz | Apr 13, 2017 2:02:54 PM

Spring is the perfect time to get your teeth cleaned, schedule a wellness checkup with your doctor and have the oil changed in your vehicle. It’s also a great time to give your home an electrical safety inspection to make sure the system is free of hazards and other potential problems. See below for a checklist of what you or your electrician should be looking for:

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How To Complete That Spring 'Honey-Do' List

By Walter Morgynski | Apr 11, 2017 2:57:17 PM

The ground has thawed and the leaves are budding.  Spring is a time of new beginnings and renewal.  It is also a time when the extended day shines a spot light on those home and garden improvement projects that have hibernated all winter.  The list extends from cleaning up the leaves and limbs outside to paint touch up and ceiling fan installations inside.  If you are “lucky” enough to have a pending event – Prom pictures, Holy Communion, Bar Mitzvah, or Graduation – the stop watch is running.  Enclosed are a few helpful hints that could make your list melt away like last month’s snow.

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Testimonial Spotlight: April

By Bill Lutz | Apr 7, 2017 1:18:17 PM

You wouldn’t order your dinner without reading some of the descriptions on the menu first, right? So why would you hire an electrician without doing a bit of research about them beforehand? Take a look at what some of our recent customers are saying about work below:

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No More Problem Rooms With Ductless HVAC

By Bill Lutz | Apr 4, 2017 4:30:33 PM

Notice that newly renovated living space is always so cold? Have a certain room of the house that’s always much warmer than the others? Your home is supposed to be a place of maximal comfort, although that’s not always the case. But with ductless HVAC, problem rooms are no longer a problem. Find out why, below:

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Just A "Little" Rust

By Walter Morgynski | Apr 4, 2017 9:58:00 AM

When PECO either turns off or won’t turn your power, for reasons other than bills, it may seem like (and sometimes be) red tape. Often it’s for your own safety.

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Alternative Dogs Seize Power at GEN3!

By Walter Morgynski | Apr 1, 2017 10:01:00 AM

It’s never been a secret Marty and Remmy harbored a lust for power, most cats do, but we never expected them to usurp it from everyone’s favorite canine electrician and GEN3 mascot Oggi!

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When Is It Time To Replace Your Appliances?

By Bill Lutz | Mar 29, 2017 2:35:12 PM

Out with the old, in with the new. Just like we welcomed the start of spring a little over a week ago, it’s time to say goodbye to your old appliances and introduce upgraded models to your home. After all, those dinosaur appliances you’re still holding onto are costing you a fortune.

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