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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...

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 It’s possible for them to become outdated as well.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...

Summer Electrical Problems to Watch For

Summer is on the horizon. That means longer days, warmer nights, and endless fun. It also means increased reliance on air conditioning to stay cool. This, along with heat and humidity can cause several summer electrical problems that you should watch for, as well as contact a Houston electrical contractor to repair. Stormy Weather...

Protect Your Home with a Whole-House Surge Protector

Each electronic device in your home, from your HVAC unit to your large screen television, and high-tech audio equipment has a microprocessor. Without adequate protection, power surges can destroy these microprocessors, rendering your home electronics and/or appliances completely useless. The cost to replace each damaged device is much more expensive than installing a whole-house surge...

Flickering Lights: Why Do My Lights Flicker?

  Do the lights in your home flicker? Flickering lights don’t always signify a serious issue with your electrical system but it is still a situation that necessitates attention. If you’re dealing with flickering lights, it’s best to call a licensed electrician to check it out, as electrical work can be risky. As with...

4 Ways to Prevent Electrical Fires

Facts & Figures Roughly half (48%) of home electrical fires involved electrical distribution or lighting equipment in 2007-2011. In 2007-2011, 46% of electrical failure home fires involved other known type of equipment. The leading other known type of equipment involved in home electrical fires are washer or dryer, fans, and portable or stationary space heater. U.S....

4 Electrical Issues That You Can Troubleshoot in Your Home

Most electrical problems need to be handled by a licensed electrician, like the ones at  A&H Electric.  If you are not a qualified professional, a mistake could be made that could cause an electrical fire and the results could be disastrous!  Every year many house fires are caused by improper electrical wiring, so if...