Why LED Lights Are Better For The Environment

 

  LED lighting is a solid-state lighting solution that has become more and more popular in recent years. These bulbs use light-emitting diodes (LEDs), polymer light-emitting diodes (PLED), or organic light-emitting diodes (OLED) to turn electricity directly into light; unlike CFLs, Neon lights, or Incandescent bulbs that burn gases using filaments. They’re affordable, reliable, and […]

Preventing the Scourge of Power Surges

 

  Because we live in a world of electricity, we tend to take it for granted: We plug our appliances, devices, and gadgets in, and electricity flows to power them. Then, it happens: you turn on your vacuum cleaner and a sudden fluctuation or change of voltage makes the lights flicker and momentarily dim, or […]

Some interesting facts about LED Lighting

 

  Chances are, the lights in your house right now are high-quality LED lights. LED lighting has become the popular choice; not only because they are brighter than your usual incandescent or CFL bulbs, but also because they are more energy-efficient. While we usually take LED’s for granted, there are actually a lot of fascinating […]

Minimizing Your Home’s Vampire Load

 

    Have your electric bills been steadily rising, despite the fact that you haven’t been using any extra appliances? Don’t look now, but the extra electricity you expend may be the work of a vampire: a Vampire Load, that is. The term “Vampire Load” is used to refer to the manner in which some […]

Fun Facts about Light

 

  The whole world and our entire lives revolve around light. It is the sun that wakes us up, and it’s the light bulb that keeps our days going through the darkest nights. Lights captivate us completely like fireflies are drawn to their hypnotic brightness. But there are still many fascinating facts about light that […]

A Life Without Electricity

 

    It’s hard to imagine life without one of what we modern humans consider as one of the basic needs – electricity. Our lives revolve around this crucial invention, sequentially making our existence so much easier and comfortable. Our way of life is so heavily dependent on electricity that it’s safe to say that […]

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 […]