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Can I Add More Fuses to My Breaker Box?

09 May

Can I Add More Fuses to My Breaker Box? So you’ve decided that you need power in other areas of your home, or that you would like to divide up the power sources for an existing room. Maybe you’ve built a home addition, such as a sun room or a spare bedroom. Or maybe your […]

Home Generator Safety Tips

11 Apr

Home Generator Safety Tips A home generator is an essential addition to the home that can make a real difference in the level of functioning in the event of a prolonged power outage. With the purchase of a generator, homeowners gain a sense of security and peace of mind from the knowledge that they can […]

Do GFCI Outlets Go Bad?

21 Mar

Do GFCI Outlets Go Bad?   Since their introduction into the National Electrical Code (NEC), Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI outlets) outlet location requirements have expanded way beyond the initial recommendations, and now include practically every outlet on your property, in and out of the house. These life-saving devices have improved to the point where […]

Space Heater Safety Tips

16 Feb

Central heating systems distribute warm air throughout a building, but some rooms may have cold spots or need additional heat. Space heaters can be a great way to augment heat, and they can also be the source of fires, shocks and injury. As winter drags on, many people will take their safety for granted, and […]

Know Your Home Electrical System

29 Jan
Home electrical systems require yearly maintenance, call Attaboy today!

Electricity powers almost everything that makes our lives comfortable. Heating and cooling equipment, refrigerators, computers, lights, fans and hybrid cars require electricity to function. Before World War II, 60 amperes at the service panel was adequate to meet home electrical system requirements. Today, households require a minimum of 100 amps. Large homes, or those with […]

Top 10 Holiday Electrical Hazards

22 Dec

Home electrical safety may not be the most festive topic, but it’s an important consideration before pulling out the holiday decorations. Knowing what holiday electrical hazards are most common during the season, you can prevent unnecessary problems and help to keep your family safe. Here are the top 10 causes of electrical shock, fires, and […]

Electrical Inspection for the Holidays

20 Nov
Get your home inspected for the holidays by Attaboy Littleton Electricians.

Keeping Your Home Safe with an Electrical Inspection The holidays are looming around the corner and that means a lot of time spent in the kitchen and a great time for an electrical inspection. It’s easy to get distracted by the stresses of stuffing the turkey and housing the in-laws and before you know it, […]

Electrical Trivia

15 Oct
Protect your home with Attaboy Highlands Ranch Electricians.

How much do you know about the invisible energy that lights up the world?  Check out the electrical trivia questions below and check your answers at the bottom of the page. Question #1: Which American company consumes the highest percentage of the world’s energy? General Motors ExxonMobil Google Dow Question #2: Halogen lamps should always […]

Football Season Safety Tips

22 Sep
Football Season is here so check out these Football Season Safety Tips from Attaboy Highlands Ranch Electrician.

Football season is here.  Whether your passions are with your high school, college, the Broncos, or favorite fantasy football team (or even if you’re just along for the ride for the sake of a good burger), a lack of safety precaution can make your game watching experience miserable. Check out these football season safety tips […]

DIY Electrical Mistakes

18 Aug
Anything can happen when you DIY so call Attaboy Littleton electricians.

Many homeowners like to go the  DIY route when it comes to smaller projects around their homes.  But when you’re not using a professional, it’s easy to overlook little mistakes.  And with electricity, little mistakes can be dangerous, even deadly.  We’ve listed five of the most common DIY electrical mistakes and how to avoid them. Making […]