Anderson Electric Corp. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Indoor Lighting Installation’

Why Are My Light Bulbs Burning Out So Fast?

Monday, May 20th, 2019

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You can expect to change the standard incandescent light bulbs in your house every 2–3 years depending on how often they’re used. Most of these bulbs can burn for around 900 hours. LED light bulbs can last for much longer, sometimes only needing to be changed every 8–11 years. But no light bulb will last forever.

But what if the light bulbs in your house are burning out far sooner than they should? Such as maybe less than a year, or lasting only a few months. You might have problems with the bulbs, the fixtures, or even your home’s electrical system. We’ll go over some of the reasons for short-living light bulbs below and what you can do about them.

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How We Can Help Lower Your Electric Bills

Monday, March 25th, 2019

lightbulb-LED-100-dollar-billsThere are many ways you can put an electrician in Wayne, NJ to work for you. Sure, an electrician is indispensable for handling repairs, inspections, and installations of vital electrical components like electric panels and whole-house generators. But your electrician can help you take an active approach toward lowering your electric bills.

Almost any homeowner wants to cut down on how much they pay for electricity each month. All the simple methods, like remembering to turn off lights in unused rooms and unplugging appliances that aren’t in use, can help. But they can only help so far. Our electricians can help you take larger steps toward saving electricity in your home.

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A Short Talk About Holiday Lighting Safety

Monday, December 17th, 2018

outdoor-light-stringThe winter holidays are made brighter and more festive thanks to the lighting adorning the inside and outside of homes throughout the season. Many homeowners make their external lighting decorations a neighborhood feature, but almost everyone does some amount of decorative lighting.

Unfortunately, these holiday lights have been known to overwhelm the electrical systems of homes—and can even lead to dangerous electrical fires. We’d like to address these concerns in this post. We work with both indoor and outdoor lighting in Montclair, NJ and the surrounding areas, so we have plenty of experience when it comes to festive holiday lighting and how to keep safe through the season.

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Indoor Lighting Options to Consider Installing

Monday, December 4th, 2017

incandescent-lightsHey, you know what’s actually really important for your home in a number of ways? Lighting. It may not seem like that big of a deal, but think about it. Have you ever had to stumble around in the dark, looking for where you stashed the candles, when the power went out? Have you ever rearranged the lighting in your living room, and realized that it looked much better?

Indoor lighting is super important for both aesthetics and your own convenience/safety. The kinds of lighting that you use in your home can have widespread effects, so it’s important to give them due consideration. Have a look at some of the indoor lighting options you should consider installing.

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