Here’s What Your Electrician Wants You to Know

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At Fisher Electric, we’re often called out to troubleshoot for our customers in and around Santa Cruz, CA. We’re, of course, always happy to solve issues. It would be helpful, though, if our customers kept a few things in mind. Some of these things may prevent some problems from occurring, and others can be useful […]

Four Tips for Avoiding Electricity-related Accidents This Summer

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Summers in Santa Cruz, CA are a time of joy and fun. The beaches are jam packed, and attractions, such as the boardwalk, receive throngs of visitors. Homeowners are also feeling the summer vibe as they transform their homes into places of entertainment for family and friends. All this summer fun also means using more […]

Why You Should Install an EV Charger in Your Home

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Although there are 84 EV charging stations in Santa Cruz, CA, 77% of those are level 2, which means they deliver electricity slowly. Given that the EV charging stations are available to everyone, it means you’ll probably spend some time waiting in line. Remember that it takes about 45 minutes to charge just one car. […]

3 Common Reasons Your Electrical Panel Is Humming

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Your electrical panel is designed to be reliable and endurable as you use electricity in your home each day. Unfortunately, the electrical panel can start to develop issues and symptoms at times, which requires investigating the problems to protect your safety and have peace of mind. If your electrical panel begins to hum in your […]

Keep Your Pets Safe With These Useful Electrical Tips

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Your pet is not just an animal. Pets are your adored home companions. You want to make sure your pet always stays safe. Unfortunately, your home electrical systems and your home’s electrical panels can pose a threat to your pets. Head off these risks to your cats, dogs, and other small animals with a few […]

Tips for Avoiding Electrical Dangers During Storms

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Santa Cruz, CA is well-known for its pleasant weather, but when storms do hit the area, they can be intense. Strong storms produce a number of electrical hazards that can be devastating to your health or property, and it can take a long time to recover from the damage. The following tips from the experts […]

4 Factors to Consider Before Purchasing a Generator

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An efficient generator can ensure safety and prevent food wastage in your home after an outage. Before choosing a generator, you should evaluate your options carefully. Here are four things to know before buying a generator. Pros and Cons of Portable Generators A portable generator is the most popular and cost-effective option for homeowners. When […]

Do EV Chargers Require Maintenance?

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Electrical systems need maintenance like all other parts of your home. Skipping out on basic maintenance will result in you needing to pay for repairs sooner or later. Gambling like this with something as important as your EV charger should not be done. Many drivers are switching to electric vehicles as their primary mode of […]

4 Ways Outdoor Security Lighting Adds Value to Your Home

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All homes need to be kept safe, secure, and functional. The use of security lighting makes all of these tasks easier. Security lighting offers extra safety and adds more use to your outdoor spaces. Entertaining friends at night is easier than ever. This kind of lighting also helps prevent accidents, even late at night. This […]