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The low temperatures, longer nights, and more frequent power outages of winter cause electrical service to work overtime. Unfortunately, this time of year also sees a drastic increase in fire and personal injury risks. In fact, over 65,000 home fires caused by heating equipment alone are reported each winter, with hundreds of lives lost. Prevention is the best way to protect your family and home from the devastation of a home fire or related injury.
A home’s lighting can play a large part in an individual’s overall satisfaction. Poor lighting, for example, can actually lead to eye strain and headaches, whereas thoughtfully designed residential lighting can help reduce those unpleasant side effects and even create a desired ambiance. One popular lighting style is recessed lighting.
Prime Electrical Service has announced the continuing importance of maintaining working smoke detectors this winter and spring.
King of Prussia, PA – January 2017 – Prime Electrical Service would like to reiterate the importance of keeping working and up-to-date smoke alarms in homes this winter. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), one out of five home fire deaths between 2009 and 2013 occurred in homes that had fire alarms which failed to sound.
Winter is the peak house fire season as people turn up the heat and dig out those holiday decorations. Prime Electrical Service, provider of local electrician services, stresses that while statistics say that 96 percent of American homes do have working smoke detectors, 2 out of 5 home fires between 2003 – 2006 happened in homes without working detectors, and resulted in two-thirds of fire related deaths, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
Electrical problems can cause frustration on the best of days; hiring an electrical service contractor should calm your stress, as opposed to increasing it. When electrical problems have you down, here are five important things you should know before you hire an electrical contractor.