Outdoor lighting and entertainment systems are great ways to add value and beauty to your home while enhancing your outdoor living areas. There are a wide range of lighting solutions as well as options for theatres, sound systems, fireplaces, water features, grills, and charging stations for your phones and Bluetooth devices. Outdoor electrical products need outdoor-rated electrical power delivery systems. … Read More
Put Power Back in Your Hands with a Whole-Home Standby Generator
As power grids and homes strain under increasingly erratic weather they were not designed to withstand, consumers are looking for alternative sources of power generation. Whole-home standby generators provide a reliable source of electricity for homeowners, and consumers know this. Unprecedented demand for these generators has caused a nationwide shortage leaving manufacturers still struggling to catch up. Power outages affect … Read More
Will Homeowners Insurance Cover an Electrical Panel Fire?
One of the most frequent places residential fires start is in electrical panels. Homeowners insurance may cover damage caused by fires that start in electrical panels. Coverage eligibility is contingent on the type of your electrical panel, its age, the residential codes in your area, and annual electrical inspections. Does My Homeowners Insurance Cover Electrical Panel Fires? If there is … Read More
Top Electrical Technology Trends for 2021
The top electrical product trend in 2021 is smart products. These Wi-Fi-enabled devices that talk to your cell phone remotely now include thermostats, doorbells, smoke detectors, lights, and cameras. Enter the era of whole-home automation systems like Anthony MyHome, in which you can monitor your entire home remotely, including your outlets, garage door, front door lock, sump pump and even … Read More
Don’t Play with Fire: Is it Time to Upgrade Your Electrical Panel?
The main function of an electrical panel is to shut off power when connections get too hot. A lot of heat runs through your electrical connections, and that heat can cause connections to fail and arcing which causes fires. There are 3 main reasons to replace or upgrade your electrical panel: age, type and increased electrical needs of your home. … Read More
Whole-Home Surge Protectors are a Must to Protect Your Home’s Electronics
Imagine you are at home during a thunderstorm. You and your family working are working away on your respective computers, and zap, a nearby lightning strike causes a power surge to flow through your home’s electrical wiring and ethernet cables. Computers go down, data is lost, the television stops working and your home’s smart appliances go on the blink. A … Read More