5 Electrical Problems Most Common in Summer Lowell, MI

5 Electrical Problems Most Common in Summer

Whether the circuit breaker tripped (again) or you’re concerned about flickering lights, you’re not alone. We get plenty of calls from homeowners during the summer for various electrical problems. Here we have listed the top 5 electrical issues we see during the summer. If you suspect an issue with your home’s electrical system, call one...Learn More
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Why is My Electrical Outlet Sparking? Lowell, MI

Why is My Electrical Outlet Sparking?

It’s not uncommon to notice a small spark when you plug something into the electrical outlet, especially if it’s a large appliance. However, if the sparks from your electrical outlet are starting to worry you, call our electrical contractors as soon as possible. We’ll be able to find the source of the problem and give...Learn More
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5 Reasons to Switch to LED Light Bulbs Lowell, MI

5 Reasons to Switch to LED Light Bulbs

Why waste time with incandescent light bulbs when you could be saving money with LED (light-emitting diode) lights? Our electrical contractors know how to install LED lights to lower your energy consumption and help you save money in the long run. While LED light bulbs were expensive when they first came out, prices have significantly...Learn More
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How Many Smoke Detectors Do I Need?

How many smoke detectors you’ll need for your house will depend on the number of bedrooms and stories (including the basement). If you don’t already have a fire alarm system in your home, you’ll want to contact a residential electrician as soon as possible. Fire alarms save lives by giving you and your family enough...Learn More
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Residential Smoke Detector Installation

How Smoke Alarms Keep You Safe

Smoke alarms give you enough time to evacuate a burning building while decreasing your risk of injury and death. If you don’t have smoke alarms in your home, you’ll want to hire a residential electrician to install smoke detectors as soon as possible. Likewise, all commercial buildings need fire alarm systems to be safe and...Learn More
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Licensed Electrician in Grand Rapids MI

How Electricians Repair Flood Damage

When the temperature thaws in midwinter or early spring, snowmelt and rain can cause rivers to overflow. If the river overflows enough, it can pick up frozen ice along its banks to create ice jams. Not only do ice jams clog up the river, but they also put nearby homes at risk for flood damage....Learn More
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Electrical Services in Grand Rapids, MI

How Electricians Make Your Home Safer

If you are experiencing issues with your home’s electrical system (or just want to make your home safer) we recommend calling a residential electrician. An licensed electrician at Flat River Electric will be able to suggest solutions that will keep your home safe for you and your family. For example, an electrician can install child...Learn More
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Carbon Monoxide Alarm System Services in Grand Rapids

How Carbon Monoxide Alarms Save Lives

A carbon monoxide alarm is responsible for alerting you and other residents of a leak. Carbon monoxide is dangerous because it can quickly starve your body of oxygen, yet is difficult to detect without a carbon monoxide alarm system. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 20,000 Americans visit the emergency...Learn More
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Residential Electrical Services

How to Prevent Christmas Lights from Tripping the Circuit Breaker

If you love stringing Christmas lights on your house and front lawn, you’re not alone. Stringing Christmas lights is a holiday tradition that ushers in the Christmas spirit and occasionally trips the circuit breaker. To stay safe this holiday season, you’ll want to follow our tips for how to avoid blowing a fuse or tripping...Learn More
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Electricians in Lowell MI

When to Update Old Electrical Outlets

Think about the last time you had to plug something into one of the electrical outlets. Did you notice any sparks coming out of the outlet? Did the lights flicker? These might be signs it’s time to update old electrical outlets. A Lowell electrician can easily replace old electrical outlets and bring your home’s electrical...Learn More
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