Anderson Electric Corp. Blog: Archive for May, 2017

How to Properly Reset Your Circuit Breaker

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

electrical-panel-technicianMost of the time, when you have to deal with your home’s circuit breaker you’re frustrated. The lights suddenly go out, all the appliances shut down, and you find yourself trudging to the basement in the dark. It’s annoying, to say the least. However, your circuit breaker is an important part of keeping your home’s electrical system as safe as possible.

The circuit breaker is designed to automatically cut off the electrical current running through part of your home in case it becomes overloaded. Once whatever is causing the overload is resolved, resetting the circuit breaker allows you to get back to your routine quickly. You need to know how to properly reset things, though, or you may end up making the problem worse.

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Choosing the Right Exterior Lighting Solution for Your Home

Monday, May 8th, 2017

electrician-outdoor-lightingProper lighting has been an integral part of home life for, well, as long as homes have existed. Nobody likes stumbling around in the dark as soon as the sun has set, after all. While plenty of people take great care to ensure that they have enough light inside the home, however, not nearly as many ensure that they have proper exterior lighting. Just as with interior lighting, exterior lights can serve a wide variety of needs. If you’re looking for a new exterior lighting solution, consider some of the options we’ve outlined below.

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