It is in the nature of kids to be curious. It is at its peak when the toddler starts crawling all around the place. However, curiosity in kids can lead them into danger and other perilous activities. Cords, electrical outlets and other major devices at home can be dangerous to children. When these hazardous electrical items are left exposed, your kid may experience electrocution. Continue reading
Is Hiring a Licensed Electrician Worth It?
Electrical problems are reported to be one of the most dangerous in households and businesses. Each year, about 1000 accidents involving electric shock or burns are reported. Nearly ⅓ of these accidents are caused by faulty wiring, electrical shorts, and general negligence. This number only goes to show how hazardous electricity work can be, especially when done by a non-licensed electrician. So in order to prevent disastrous outcomes and maintain your safety, if you suspect an electrical issue in your property, you must have a skilled, licensed electrician on site. Continue reading
Whether you’re throwing a party or turning your patio into a neighborhood attraction this Halloween season, you know that lights are a go-to; they catch the eye, they’re easy to install, and they help make your creative ideas come together. However, any type of ornament that uses electricity inevitably comes with a few safety hazards you ought to look out for. Continue reading
Electric vehicles are the next great step in transportation technology, with significant benefits for the environment and in the efficiency of your own transportation. The issue of ensuring that a suitable power source is available whenever you need it can be the biggest drawback to electric vehicle ownership.
Whether we’re ready for the new year or not, it’s slowly dawning upon us that 2018 is almost here. That means that alongside the new year, new year’s resolutions and our yearly day-long healthy eating spree, lighting trends are also changing. One of the most significant areas of home design in any given year is lighting. Yes, we know, we’re electricians. What do we know about lighting? Well, let’s just say that after years of installing and wiring various lights in your homes, we know an awful lot about what kind of lighting fixtures are in style at any given time. So, take our word for it when we say that 2018 will be a revolutionary year for lighting design! Without further ado, here are our projections for the upcoming year. Continue reading
While it’s always been tempting to save some cash and attempt home repair projects armed with nothing more than How-To Tutorials and a fire extinguisher, most people will recommend that when attempting electrical repairs, it’s better to stick to hiring professionals. We know it’s tempting to simply attempt to diagnose the issue and go at it with pliers, but like any other tradespeople, we hate seeing people accidentally burn off their eyebrows, short their electrical systems, or burn down their home. Besides the possible outcomes, there are a number of reasons why it’s best to hire a professional electrician for your home’s repairs. Here are just some of them:
Any house or building is incomplete without adequate lighting. Lighting in any house must be a subtle balance of classical and modern trends that should aptly reflect the preferences and likes and dislikes of any owner. You will very rarely come across a house that is perfectly designed to reflect the taste of its owners. Most of the time either the lighting is garish or very dull! Every room in a house is unique in its setting and purpose. A lighting system must perfectly complement the setting of a living room, bedroom, dining room, bathroom or kitchen. An improperly installed lighting system affects the settings of a room. Continue reading
Ontime Electric is a Master Electrician Company is a five star company that offers perfect electric services in the region Toronto. The company has registered top industrial performances according to the recent industrial progress analysis. Its quality services are evident considering the encouraging reviews from different clients. Continue reading
Electricity is indeed one of the most important utilities that any resident or commercial premise must have. Today, almost everything runs on electricity thus making it one of the most important utilities in the modern homes and commercial centers. But it is a fact that most of time electrical facilities are prone to frequent faults that can lend the usage of this important utility almost impossible. In fact, most of the fires that have been recorded, a good percentage has been associated with electrical faults. One mistake that many people make is trying to fix some of these faults and yet they do not have the knowledge on how electricity works. This is why we are here to provide you professional electrical troubleshooting services. Continue reading
Knob and tube wiring is probably the oldest method of home wiring. The wiring consist of only two wires that include a neutral wire and a live wire, but no earth wire. In this type of wiring, cloth-covered wires are joined with porcelain knobs to secure these wires in place. Holes are drilled through a stud or joist and porcelain tubes fitted into them. The wires are then threaded through the tubes to stop them from touching the wood. Continue reading