Guide to Surge Protectors in Your Home

Guide to Surge Protectors in Your Home

Protecting your sensitive and valuable electronic devices is far more cost-effective than replacing them in the event of a surge. However, electrical surges can be complex, with many variables influencing when and how they occur. As a result, understanding what electrical surges are and the basics of surge protectors is a key part of keeping […]

How to Stop the Sound From Your Electrical Panel

How to Stop the Sound From Your Electrical Panel

Your electrical panel making noise can be disconcerting because these sounds typically indicate underlying issues you must address promptly. This guide will cover everything you need to know about the noises your electrical panel might be making. There are several reasons why your panel might be making noises, and knowing what these causes are is […]

Most Affordable Electric Vehicles for First-Time EV Owners

Most Affordable Electric Vehicles for First-Time EV Owners As a first-time electric vehicle owner, you want to make a cost-effective and worthwhile investment. The competitive EV market continues to drive down the cost of owning an electric vehicle. Many electric cars offer high performance, comfortable drive and innovative technology at budget-friendly prices. They also provide compatible at-home […]

Electrical Safety When Using an EV Charging Station

As a homeowner, you want to ensure your family and home are safe from electrical faults and danger. Installing your electric vehicle (EV) charging station correctly is vital for maintaining that safety. Understanding how to avoid electrical hazards with EV charges can help protect your family and home. Fire Hazards With EV Chargers While fire is […]

What's the Cost of Using an EV Charging Station

What’s the Cost of Using an EV Charging Station?

As an electric vehicle (EV) owner, you want to find the most efficient vehicle charging method. The cost of using EV charging stations can vary depending on how much their owners decide to charge. It can also vary based on the EV charging level and charger type. While some stations offer free charging, most require various recharge […]

Driving and Maintaining Electric Vehicles During the Winter

Driving and Maintaining Electric Vehicles During the Winter

There are numerous advantages to having an electric vehicle (EV), including lower running costs and reduced carbon emissions. It is estimated that less than 1% of the vehicles on the road in the United States currently are electric. However, the EV trend is growing, with experts estimating that electric vehicles will make up nearly 45% of new […]

Difference Between Indoor and Outdoor EV Chargers

If you own an electric vehicle (EV), having an EV charging station in your home is a convenient way to ensure your vehicle is always ready to go. With an EV charging station, you also have the option of installing it inside your garage or outside your home. While deciding whether you want to place your EV […]

What Is the Difference Between Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 Charging?

Refueling a gas or diesel-powered car is relatively straightforward in that you insert your card, select a fuel blend and begin pumping your gas. However, the recharging process with electric vehicles is a little more complex. While there are several reasons why this process is different, such as every EV accepts different power amounts, the […]

What Is an Electrical Circuit Overload?

A circuit overload occurs when more electricity than your circuit can handle is introduced to the system. An electrical circuit has a safety feature to prevent circuit overload that cuts off electricity at a dangerous level. When overload protection is triggered, the circuit breaker trips and opens, cutting off the power supply to the unit. […]

Do Electrical Outlets Wear Out?

Have you ever plugged something into an outlet only to find the device doesn’t work? At first, you may suspect mechanical failure, but it might actually be a problem with your outlet. Though you take them for granted, electrical outlets can fail under some circumstances. Knowing the signs of wear and tear can help you […]