Posts in Category ‘Electrical Safety’



Tips On Hiring Licensed Electricians In Des Moines

A Des Moines electrician is someone who specializes in the wiring and repair of electrical systems. Most people will rarely need the services of an electrician, so it’s no wonder that choosing the right one can be difficult. For home use, electricians are typically needed for electrical repair, rewiring, and panel upgrades. They are also…




Electrical Inspections Contractor For Des Moines Tenant Make-Ready’s

If you’re an investment property owner or are in charge of the property management for residential properties in Des Moines, you’re likely to run into plenty of tenant repair needs or requests for the home. One way to avoid prospective calls for repairs is to ensure the property meets a minimum standard for tenants prior…




Keep Your Family Safe from Home Fires

Although deaths and injuries from residential fires have decreased in the past several years, deaths from fires and burns are still the third leading cause of fatal home injuries (CDC). Seventy percent of these deaths are from inhaling smoke. Two-thirds of deaths from home fires occurred in homes with no smoke alarms or no working…




A Guide to Outdoor Electrical Outlets

Regardless of the climate that you live in, there is a good chance that you use outdoor electrical outlets at some point during the year. That being said, there are some areas that will naturally make more use of this type of outdoor receptacle. When used properly, an outdoor electrical outlet can be a very…




Here Are Some Electrical Safety Tips For Your Des Moines Home

Every Iowa home has electricity flowing through it and normally safe however, if you have young children or are planning to do work on you home, you must make sure you have some basic electrical safety training and electrical safety rules.




Electrical Safety Month: Knowing Electrical Safety

Knowing proper electrical safety is imperative for many reasons. One can become shocked, burned or in the worst case scenario a person can be electrocuted which can lead to death by not becoming knowledgeable about electrical safety. One should be aware of basic safety guidelines when working with or around electricity. Here’s some tips from…




Why Is Copper Used So Much In Making Electrical Wires?

Copper is a well-known chemical element with atomic symbol Cu and atomic number 29. It has a beautiful red-orange metallic luster. In the modern days, this reddish metal is used in various areas like in the construction line as a building material, in roofing and plumbing, in industries as a raw material, as a constituent…




Electrical Receptacle Spectacles

An electrical receptacle is a convenient way to plug all types of appliances and lighting into to supply power. However, these convenient devices have their share of problems over the years. Your Des Moines electrical contractor can easily correct any of these problems and install new receptacles should the need exist. Here is a look at the…




Electrical Inspection Room-by-Room Cheat Sheet

General Guidelines Electrical Safety codes are in place to protect you, the Des Moines homeowner. These general guidelines apply to new installations and will give you the basics of what electrical inspectors are looking for. Be sure to check with your local electrical inspector because Des Moines codes may vary from the list provided. In…




Des Moines Copper or Aluminum Wire – Which Is a Better Conductor

If you are staying in a home that is four or five decades old, then in all probability, it may have aluminum electrical wire. The surging prices of copper in recent times have again prompted builders to consult licensed electricians as to whether aluminum could be a good alternative for home wiring and Electrical Safety….




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