What Are the Benefits of Having a Home Generator During the Holidays?

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There is much that you must do to prepare your home for the holiday season. You must cook a significant amount of food, and you also need to make sure that your home is comfortable for guests. You may also want to consider having a home backup generator installed as part of your holiday prep. […]

Can You Save Money on Your Monthly Bill With Solar Panels?

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Solar panels are good for the environment and may save money on bills. You may save up to $30,000 on your electricity over your lifetime, but multiple factors create the savings. The amount you pay for electricity and energy usage trends are factors to keep in mind. What’s Your Monthly Energy Consumption? Before deciding on […]

Decorating for Halloween? Follow These Electrical Best Practices

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When we say goodbye to summer, Halloween is right around the corner. Here in Santa Cruz, a lot of people love decorating their homes and creating a spooky atmosphere in the neighborhood. At Fisher Electric, we enjoy seeing decorations, but we want to remind people that they should follow best practices when plugging things in. […]

3 Ways Routine Electrical Maintenance Keeps Your Home Safe

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Like most systems, your home’s electrical circuit requires regular maintenance to keep it running efficiently. Electricity is an essential aspect of modern households and enhances comfort and convenience. But adhering to routine maintenance can keep your home safe in several ways. 1. It Helps Keep Critical Appliances Working Efficiently Many households today have invested in […]

4 Reasons to Consider Installing Solar Panels

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Solar panels offer an alternative to traditional power sources. You don’t need to worry about power failures or problems with the grid that knock out power to your home. Santa Cruz, CA residents will find four big reasons to consider installing solar panels. Make sure you check out the benefits before you reach out to […]

4 Tips for Your Outdoor Electric Appliances

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Over the summer, you may spend quite a bit of time outdoors. Whether you’re mowing the lawn, barbecuing, using your hot tub, or playing music in your garden, you may be using some of your appliances outdoors. While the summers in Santa Cruz, CA are often warm and dry, you can expect some sudden showers. […]

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 […]