G & S Heating Cooling & Electric Blog: Posts Tagged ‘electrical wiring’

Does My Home Need New Wiring?

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

stripping-wiresWe won’t try to sugar coat it for you: rewiring your home is a major undertaking. It is one that you may find yourself faced with at some point because, frankly, even the best electrical wiring systems are not going to last forever.  It doesn’t matter if you have ancient knob and tube wiring in your home or if your system is pretty modern but old and/or damaged nonetheless. Once you need rewiring, it is just is not the type of job that you can put off.

It is also certainly not the type of job that you can hope to have completed by a novice or by yourself and a few buddies, either. Every step of the electrical wiring process must be handled by trained, professional electricians—as is the case with any electrical repair in Lynnwood. That is why you should always keep our number handy! And now, let’s take a look at some of the warning signs that you need electrical repair in Lynnwood, WA.

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Ask Our Electricians: What Is Knob and Tube Wiring?

Monday, March 12th, 2018

stripping-wiresWe do not expect our clients to have a great understanding of how their electrical systems work. That’s what our fine electricians in Marysville, WA are here for. As a homeowner, however, you should have some idea of how your system works—as well as why you may have some concerns about its components, including its wiring. If you live in an older home, then you may have knob and tube wiring in place.

While this is not the disaster that some outlets would lead you to believe, it is a good idea to have your system updated if this is the case. Today, we are going to talk about what knob and tube wiring actually is, and why using it in your home is not really ideal. As always, we urge you to contact a member of our team with any questions that you may have. Remember, only licensed, professional electricians are qualified to service your electrical system.

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Potential Signs of Wiring Problems

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Because we use it each and every day, most homeowners just take their access to safe and convenient electricity for granted. In truth, though, your electrical system is quite complex and, potentially, dangerous. Working with professional electricians to guarantee that everything is up to code and working safely is integral to the successful use of your electrical system.

Still, there is the potential for problems with your electrical wiring to develop. This could happen for any number of reasons. Wiring may degrade over time if it is very old. Perhaps rodents have damaged the wiring, or someone unknowingly compromised it during a renovation project. Whatever the case, you should know some basic warning signs of wiring problems, so that you can schedule prompt, professional electrical services in Lake Stevens, WA.

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