Checking a GFCI Receptacle

Bathroom Receptacle is out…wait a minute. So is the other bathroom. You looked at all the circuit breakers and they look ok. It is possibly a GFCI receptacle that tripped. Check around and see if you have a receptacle with … Read More

Circuit Breaker Tip

It’s a weekend, and you just lost power to my refrigerator and a counter outlet. Most service companies charge hefty fees for night and weekend work. Check your circuit breakers first see if they are tripped. If one is tripped, unplug … Read More

Electrical Breaker Tip

If an electrical breaker trips you should try to find out why before you reset it. If the tripped breaker won’t reset, or if you reset the breaker and it trips a second time you should STOP and call a … Read More

New Bulb Doesn't Work?

Your light went out, you replaced the bulb and it still doesn’t work. Check the new bulb in a lamp that you know is working. If the bulb doesn’t come on guess what? Your brand new bulb is bad. Yes, … Read More

Electrical Safety Tips

Never run drop cords under rugs. Check your smoke detectors twice a year. Do not overload a circuit.  Also be careful not to use the wrong size breaker or fuse. Only use the size and watt lightbulb that the light … Read More