Mr. Electric Blog

The days of pumpkin flambé a la tea light are over. Newer, safer, and far more entertaining ways of lighting your precious Halloween pumpkins now exist. Ranging in price from a slight splurge to amazingly affordable, deviously deck out your pumpkin with the latest LED lighting tricks and treats...Read more

Conjure up a perfectly haunted home without the scary electric bill with the latest in LED lighting technology. LEDs are your most efficient Halloween lighting option, using 75 percent less energy than incandescents of similar luminosity, and lasting for years of freaky fun with up to 50-times...Read more

Change is part of life. Yet while most families are scrambling to be on the forefront of technology in the smart device and home entertainment department, few give any thought to the outlets and electrical services that power their fun. Is your home’s electrical system stuck in the past?  ...Read more

Are you looking to modernize your home? Mr. Electric has a quick guide for upgrading your home outlets. Here are the six most common outlet upgrades homeowners can make. 

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Are you frequently resetting tripped circuit breakers? Do the lights in your home dim for no apparent reason? You may need to add a few dedicated circuits in your home.

Why Should You Be ‘Dedicated’?

Each circuit or wire in your home can only handle so much...Read more

With electrical outlets in nearly every room of the home, and being located near the ground, there is a constant risk if you have small children. The National Fire Protection Agency, approximates 2,400 children each year suffer severe shocks and burns from inserting objects into the slots of...Read more

Even at the end of summer, extreme heat and elevated temperatures can still occur. Did you know summer weather can be a stressor on your home? Learn the ways your home is impacted by summer weather with the help from Mr. Electric. 

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Don’t fall for LED lighting myths. Mr. Electric has a handy guide to help you understand the truth behind LED lighting. Learn about how long LEDs last, costs associated with LED lighting, technology advancements, brightness and more. 

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When it comes to keeping energy dollars in your pocket, it’s the simple things that can really make a difference – like turning off the lights when you leave a room. Not sure if it’s worth the effort?

What Flipping a Switch Can Save You

Not all bulbs are...Read more

Solar panels are becoming increasingly popular, and with good reason. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the cost to install solar panels has dropped more than 70 percent since 2010. In the last decade, solar has experienced an average annual growth of 68 percent....Read more