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.Read More >
You need to hire an electrician for some much needed wiring updates. Why choose Gen3? Gen3 Electricians are trained to provide superior customer service. We specialize in rewiring the older, but beautiful and charming Philadelphia area homes.
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We live our busy lives and pay little attention to our home's electrical system. There are many different signs that your electrical system needs attention. If you notice any of the trouble indicators below, call a licensed electrician right away.Read More >
We decided to have some fun at the Gen3 Office this year. We decorated our Christmas Tree with some electrical devices and even created a topper with an Edison bulb and a star made from copper wire! We just couldn't help ourselves....hung a couple outlets and copper concoctions too!Read More >
Mike has been with Generation 3 Electric from the very start, over 16 years ago. Electrical work is his passion. He has his Master Electrician License which makes him one of the most qualified Gen3 Electricians. He stays current on all the electrical code updates and participates in ongoing training. All of this helps him offer the best options to our customers. I asked Mike to tell me a little more about himself and his fabulous career with Generation 3 Electric:Read More >
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You’ve spent lots of time this working to make your home “smarter.” You had a smart thermostat installed and you can control your lights from your smartphone, so now it’s time to hop aboard the high-tech holiday light train. If you’re as into the holiday spirit as we are, you’ll be thrilled to know that lots of holiday lights and decorations have Bluetooth connectivity so you can control them from your phone, too.
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:Read More >