JN Electrical Temperature Control, Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Electrical’

Does Your Home Have Aluminum, Copper, or Knob and Tube Electrical Wiring?

Monday, June 17th, 2024
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If you don’t have an immediate answer to this question, don’t worry. Many people aren’t aware of the type of wiring they have in their home or how to describe it. But it’s an important question to ask yourself and get an answer to, because you don’t want outdated wiring in your home. If you have older wiring that will have difficulty handling current electrical loads or which can create safety hazards, you’ll definitely want to work with us for electrical rewiring in Hart County, GA.

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Your Home May Need Rewiring

Monday, August 14th, 2023
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Nothing inside a home can last forever, although homeowners often act as if something like the electrical wiring will never feel the touch of time. Unfortunately, no matter how much you’d like the electrical wiring in your home to never need replacement, wires age like everything else to the point where you’ll need an upgrade.

But how can you tell if your home is ready for rewiring, either partial or whole house? It’s a good question and we’re going to explore it further in this post. 

If you’re searching for “electricians near me” who can tell you if you need rewiring, as well as do the full job if you do need it, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll work hard to see you have a hassle-free experience when we take care of your rewiring needs.

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It’s Time for an Electrical Panel Upgrade, Here’s Why

Monday, June 5th, 2023
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The electrical panel is one of the essential components for daily living in your home. However, you probably don’t give much thought to it except when a breaker trips and you have to go to the panel to reset it. This is about as much interaction as most people have with their electrical panel.

Because people don’t often deal with their home’s electrical panel, it’s easy for them to think the panel will last forever and never need an upgrade. While panels can last for several decades, they often need upgrades earlier than this, and it’s important to know when your panel is ready to be replaced. 

We’ll provide you with a guide to when it’s time to call an electrician in Lavonia to upgrade your home’s panel.

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Troubleshooting Your Broken Smoke Detector

Monday, May 22nd, 2023
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A broken smoke detector, just like a broken alarm of any kind, isn’t any worth to you. If you’ve got a busted smoke detector, you can always call our team for smoke detector repair or a full replacement (often the better option if you’ve got a detector more than 10 years old). However, in some cases you can troubleshoot your faulty smoke detector and solve the problem yourself. 

We’re going to go into some of the steps you can take to see if there’s a simple answer to your faulty smoke detector.

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5 Electrical Improvements We Can Help With

Monday, October 10th, 2022
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We all strive to be more energy efficient and safer than we were yesterday. You spend a lot of time in your home and deserve a comfortable quality of life that you can be proud of.

When it comes to energy efficiency, it is good to keep your electrical systems in mind, not just your AC or heater. These are a few ways we can help improve your home functionality without upping your electrical bills.

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7 Interesting Facts About Your Electrical System

Monday, June 21st, 2021
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We love learning new things and we love sharing what we know. That’s why we have some of the most well-informed experts on our team to provide you with your home system services. With that said, we want to share a few interesting things that you might not know about your electrical system.

Why? Well, because the more you understand about electricity and your electrical system the more likely you are to understand when it needs the help of an electrician in Toccoa, GA. And also, we just enjoy sharing interesting facts!

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3 Signs You Need a New Electrical Panel

Monday, May 24th, 2021
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Imagine having a home that didn’t use any electricity. It’s possible, this much is true, but it would certainly eat up a lot of your time and money to replace the things that electricity provides to us. You’d have to use candles to see at night, hope that you’ll be able to stay cool in the summer, and find a way to keep your food cool for later use.

These and other things are all tasks and hassles we thankfully don’t have to deal with due to the fact that most modern homes have at least some electricity to use. To use that electricity safely though you need an electrical panel that is capable of handling all that power correctly.

If you have an electrical panel already (and there is a good chance that you do) there is a chance you are due for an upgrade. Here’s how to tell it’s time to get a new panel for your home.

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Considering a Ceiling Fan? Let Us Help

Monday, May 10th, 2021

Have you ever walked into a home and felt a nice breeze keeping a the room comfortable? If you look around and don’t see a standalone fan you may want to look up because you are likely to discover that a ceiling fan is creating this nice environment for you to enjoy.

Ceiling fans can be a great addition to any home. And as we just explained they could be a great way to help you keep comfortable. Are you considering adding one to your home? If so we would love to help.

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5 Indicators It Is Time For an Electrical Panel Upgrade

Monday, March 1st, 2021

The lights just went out again. Or maybe you have another outlet that has stopped working for you. These are frustrating situations to be sure. They’re also likely indicators that something is wrong with your electrical system.

It may be something somewhat small like issues with electrical wiring messing with that outlet. However if you are starting to notice more electrical troubles around the home that you just can’t seem to avoid then the issue may actually lie with your electrical panel.

It can be tough to tell when your electrical panel is ready to retire. But we are here to help. Here are some warning signs you should know that will tell you when it’s time for an electrical panel upgrade. If you notice any of these indicators make sure to reach out to us for professional electrical services ASAP.

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3 Things to Love About Whole-House Generators

Monday, February 15th, 2021
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The sky is overcast and the wind is blowing hard. In most cases, a lot of homeowners would be worried about a power outage. But not you. Why? Because you have a whole-house generator. Your generator is going to have your back in the worst of storms and is going to help keep the lights on no matter what.

If you don’t already have a whole-house generator we would love to tell you more about the reasons why these are great investments for any home. As you can probably tell from the scenario described above they’re going to bring great peace of mind when you need it the most. So let us take a moment to give you some information on three key reasons to adore whole house generators

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