Measuring the Electrical Sockets

Preparing for a Home Electrical Inspection

 

  With proper electrical installations, electrical malfunctions in the home don’t happen regularly. But when they do, it may already be too late to prevent disaster. Wiretech Company are professionals at performing electrical inspections of both newer and older homes to help homeowners avoid the high cost of future electrical system problems and faulty wiring. An […]

We Recommend Using Surge Protectors

Protecting Your Home From Power Surges

 

  Over the course of a single year, most homes will experience upwards of 300 power surges. That leaves only 60 days a year without a power surge! While most surges are minor, and have little effect or go unnoticed altogether, some power surges can cause serious damage to your home’s electrical systems, or appliances. […]

Refrigerators, Oven, and Washing Machine

Saving Energy with the Appliances Around Your Home

 

  Do you know how much electricity your appliances use every day? Your major appliances like your dishwasher, your stove, and your refrigerator stay plugged in all the time and unless they are Energy Star approved, maybe be costing you quite a bit on your energy bill. Fortunately, there are some simple adjustments you can […]

Electrical Control Board with Aluminum Wiring

Replacing the Aluminum Wiring in Your Home

 

  Through the mid-60s and 70s, as the Vietnam Era was progressing, home builders were encountering a problem: copper was becoming too expensive for use in residential homes. As copper was being used for the war effort, they needed an alternative material to wire homes. They found this in the aluminum wiring. Unfortunately, aluminum has […]

EV Charging Station

What You Need To Know About EV Charging

 

  Every year more and more electric and hybrid vehicles hit the road, displaying the ongoing evolution of the automotive industry. If you’re considering such a vehicle for yourself or your family, you’ll also need a way to charge those vehicles, which means installing an EV charging station. Your Wiretech Company team is here with […]

LED Lightbulbs

Saving Money with LEDs

 

  When purchasing light bulbs, you might not think much about the technology that’s inside them. But with recent advances and price reductions in energy-efficient LED light bulbs, it might make you think twice. In fact, depending on the energy costs where you live, you might be able to save up to 20% on your […]

Changing the thermostat

8 Simple Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

 

  Unless it’s mid-to-late Spring or early-to-mid fall, odds are you’re constantly running the heater or air conditioner. It can be difficult to get comfortable during our North Carolina summers and winters, but worse, getting comfortable could be costing you more than you think. It’s not just your heating and cooling bill that might be […]

Electrical Safety Checklist

DIY Electrical Safety Checklist + Video

 

 • Electrical Safety Checklist For Your Home • As a homeowner you know that electrical safety is important, yet most of us take it for granted. We just assume that everything is safe until we notice a problem. But by that point, something that could have been prevented might already have turned into a dangerous […]

GFCI Plug

Electrical Safety and GFCI Outlets

 

 • GFCI Receptacles | GFCI Outlets | Raleigh Electrical Outlet Repair • Everyone is at least somewhat familiar with the GFCI outlets that you usually see in your bathroom or near your kitchen sink. We kind of take them for granted… that they’re automagically protecting us from electrical shock or even electrocution. But did you know you […]