The Dangers of Old Aluminum Wiring

By Bill Lutz | Feb 1, 2017 12:04:30 PM

Is your house 40 years old or older? Have you replaced any major appliances in the last 10 years? Did somebody own your home before you moved in? If you answered “yes” to any of these scenarios, your home could be at risk! Of what? Of old aluminum wiring that has the ability to wreak havoc.

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Brighten Up, Don’t Get S.A.D.

By Walter Morgynski | Jan 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Dusk comes early this time of year, before many of us leave our jobs. It can make it feel like the whole day got away from you while at the office. SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) has an arguably silly acronym some marketing department must be rather proud of, but it’s no joke.

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Winter Drafts

By Walter Morgynski | Jan 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Do you have any drafty rooms in your house, that your home’s heating system can’t seem to keep warm. Are those same rooms always uncomfortable in the summer heat too? GEN3 installs Mitsubishi’s ductless hyper heat mini split systems.

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Home Rewiring FAQs

By Bill Lutz | Jan 23, 2017 5:05:19 PM

Would new outlets eliminate unsightly extension cords? Do new appliances require their own outlets? How do I know if my outlets are grounded? These are just a few of the electrical questions we receive quite often on the subject of home rewiring, so we’ve decided to take a few minutes out of our busy day to answer them for you! Even if you aren’t looking for answers to these exact questions, pay attention because you might know somebody who is!

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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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Don't Leave Your Major Appliances Vulnerable. Surge to Their Protection!

By Walter Morgynski | Jan 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Whole-home surge protectors offer peace of mind and protection for your valuable major appliances, and pay for themselves in the event of a power surge.

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Space Heater Safety

By Walter Morgynski | Jan 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

As the temperatures drop, space heaters become a tempting solution to supplement your home’s heating system, however they pose serious safety risks. An estimated 25,000 home fires are caused each year by space heaters.

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How To Prepare Your Home's Electrical System For a Winter Storm

By Bill Lutz | Jan 18, 2017 2:37:10 PM

Will your home be ready to withstand the next severe winter storm in Philadelphia? If you’re not taking the necessary precautions, we can assure you that you’ll be in for some serious trouble. So, the next time the forecast calls for heavy snow, wind, or ice here’s what you need to do to prepare:

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Gen3 Electric's Featured Electrician of the Month for January is... Josh Trisdorfer

By Dottie Robbins | Jan 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM
Don't be fooled by the adorable smile and super young- looking face, Josh is quite the electrician and has many years experience and tons of whole house rewires under his belt! His customer reviews are outstanding and he is a bit of a pefectionist. Josh went to school at Thompson Institute (now Kaplan) to start his career as an Electrician. After he completed his schooling, he worked with another electrical contractor for just under a year. He applied at Generation 3 Electric back in 2012 and the rest is history. Our Managing Director(and owner), Debbie Lutz, is proud to say that Josh was her very first hire here at Generation 3 Electric. Josh was hired as an electrician and impressed the Gen3 management, staff and customers daily. He excelled and was promoted to Lead Electrician after one year. 
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