Should I Replace My Electrical Panel

08 Aug
Learn if it is time to replace your electrical panel with Attaboy Littleton Electrician.

Should I Replace My Electrical Panel? If you’re a homeowner, you know that sometimes you need to fix things around the house. Plumbing wears out, air conditioners break, and furnaces need to be replaced every 15 to 20 years. The electrical panel, otherwise known as a circuit breaker, is no different. But how do you […]

Top 5 Uses of LED Lighting

11 Jul
Attaboy Littleton Electrician shares the top 5 uses of LED lighting.

All About LED Lighting Those light-emitting diodes better known as LEDs are 90% more efficient at producing light than the incandescent light bulbs.  How do they do that? LED lighting works by passing an electrical current through a microchip. As the current passes through the microchip, it illuminates the tiny LED light producing visible light. […]

What To Do In Power Outage Emergencies

06 Jun

What To Do In Power Outage Emergencies While power outages are relatively frequent, they can seem particularly frightening when they do happen. Whether power is out for a brief moment or the electricity is down for much longer, getting used to living with the lights off is indeed a challenge. The best way to get […]

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, […]