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Don’t Be Haunted by Flickering Lights

A rare full moon, Jack-O’-Lanterns, and ghost pathway markers will provide ample lighting on Halloween night. Only one of these three sources, depending on its method of illumination, should flicker. Flickering lights are a serious issue that, in most cases, requires a professional to service electric. What is Flicker? The U.S. Department of Energy defines...

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Common Residential Wiring Problems

With temperatures in the 90s, Texans are relying on their air conditioners to help keep them cool and comfortable, so the last thing anyone wants to deal with is residential wiring problems. If your lights flicker each time the air conditioner or another major appliance kicks on, or you’re using too many surge protectors to...

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3 Electrical Mistakes You May Be Making

While there are plenty of home improvement projects that you can do yourself, you should always call in a certified electrician, such as A&H Electric to make repairs or replace your electrical system. Adding new outlets, including GFCIs, should also be handled by a professional to prevent problems. Here are three common electrical mistakes...

Safety Tips for Electric Fireplaces

One of the many joys of winter is snuggling up under a cozy throw, watching holiday favorites, with a fireplace providing warmth. However, if you do not have a wood- or gas-burning fireplace in your home, you can create a cozy feel regardless of the season with an electric fireplace. These appliances provide all...

Weathering the Storm in Texas

With the continued tropical storm season, keeping you and your family safe is essential, and knowing how to prepare can save you a lot of stress. Chances are your area could experience flooding and even a loss of power. How should you prep and for how long? When do you need a professional electrician?...

Be Prepared for When a Power Outage Strikes

In short, a power outage is any sudden, unexpected interruption in electricity. It can be relatively brief or, in rare situations, considerably longer. Extended outages primarily occur due to extreme weather anomalies. Disruptions can also impact one property or thousands. The latter, however is generally referred to as a blackout. Preparing for when the...

Call a Licensed Electrician for These 4 Red Flags

    “One in four U.S. homes are all electric.” That’s according to a 2015 survey conducted by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The Residential Energy Consumption Survey analyzes energy consumption for these eight purposes: air conditioning, clothes drying, lighting, cooking, water heating, space heating, hot tubs, and swimming pools. There’s no question...

Spring Electrical Safety Checklist

There is more to spring home maintenance than cleaning. While cleaning is certainly a big part of it, critical components in your home also require some TLC, including the electrical system. Check the following four tasks off your spring electrical safety checklist beginning today to prevent future problems and costly repairs. Check All Smoke...

6 Reasons to Replace Electrical Outlets

From the kitchen to the bedroom, electrical outlets, also known as a receptacle are in every room of your house. Increased reliance on technology means they’re subject to a lot of wear and tear. It’s possible for them to become outdated as well. Old or damaged electrical outlets can put you, your family, and...