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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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Super Hero Sunday

By Dottie Robbins | Jan 22, 2017 9:45:00 AM

Generation 3 Electric's owner, Debbie Lutz, got a call from our answering service on a Sunday with no electricians scheduled. The call was a previous customer's difficult predicament. Their tenant, a quadriplegic, complained of the breakers constantly tripping. The Landlord is expecting that new lines will need to be run to alleviate chronic overload condition. The entire second floor was out as well as the blower motor to the furnace. Debbie reached out to several Generation 3 Electric's technicians to come in on their day off for this emergency situation. Gordon Coleman came to the rescue! 

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Top 4 Reasons to Hire a Licensed Electrician

By Dottie Robbins | Nov 12, 2016 10:00:00 AM

It may be tempting to try and save money on electrical repairs and updates, but you will most likely pay a much higher price later. When it comes to the safety of you and your family, a licensed electrician is the only way to go. There are many reasons that you should always hire a licensed electrician to work in your home, but here are my top 4:

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Who Turned Down The Lights?

By Bill Lutz | Jul 19, 2016 3:25:19 PM

Imagine living through a Philadelphia summer without air conditioning. Hard to think about, right? Although our homes are filled with hundreds of electronic devices, most of us would agree that the air conditioner is the most important to us during the summertime. But why do the lights dim every time it kicks on?

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Learn More About Your Friendly Neighborhood Electricians

By Bill Lutz | Jun 2, 2016 2:36:19 PM

At GEN3 Electric, we strive to build strong relationships without customers and it’s our goal to learn a little more about you. But we also feel that it’s extremely important for you to know about us, especially before we show up at your home. See below to learn more about your friendly neighborhood electricians:

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May Testimonial Spotlight

By Bill Lutz | May 10, 2016 2:52:03 PM

If you’ve seen our trucks around Philadelphia you might have noticed a cute little dog - our mascot. That’s Oggi, and he’s here to make sure GEN3 Electric technicians are regularly “trained,” certified and current on all electrical standards. Why? To make sure you get a job well-done! See what your friends are saying about us below:

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