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A home electrical inspection is one of the most important things you can do when moving into a new home. Mr. Electric can tell you why. Learn more.

A great way to assess the condition of the electrical system of your home or a home you’re interested in purchasing, a home electrical inspection is the perfect way to ensure a home that is safe and up to National Electrical Code. Over 50,000 electrical fires happen annually in the U.S., and the...Read more

It’s only a matter of time before your curious child tries to stick something into an outlet. Childproof your outlets to keep them safe with help from Mr. Electric.

The endless curiosity of children can land their sticky little fingers in dangerous situations. As your child grows into a toddler and becomes more mobile, it is increasingly essential to protect them from themselves, particularly when it comes to the outlets in your home. The National Fire...Read more

Outlets installed in moist or wet locations should be GFCI equipped. But what does this really mean? The experts at Mr. Electric can tell you more.

Inexpensive and easily installed, GFCI outlets are essential for safety and required in today’s homes by National Electrical Code. Why are these devices so important?  The experts at Mr. Electric want you to understand why GFCI protection in moisture-prone areas should never go overlooked....Read more

Wondering if you really need to replace that two-prong outlet in your old home? The experts at Mr. Electric can help you decide. Learn more today!

Wondering if you really need to replace those old two-prong outlets in your home to newer three-prong outlet models? Replacing two prong outlets is ideal for safety, but there’s more to swapping out your outlets than a couple of screws, a new receptacle box, and some basic wiring.

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Home outlets have come a long way since the first two-prong plug solution. Learn more about why you should upgrade your outlets from the experts at Mr. Electric.

Why Should I Upgrade My Outlets?

Today’s outlets are light years ahead of yesterday’s one-size-fits-all installations, with an array of benefits you’ve likely overlooked. You look forward to, and purchase, new smartphone tech annually. When was the last time you looked into the ‘...Read more

A surge protector keeps your smart devices safe in case of sudden voltage spikes in the electrical grid. Keep your home safe; learn more from Mr. Electric.

Smart home upgrade? Chances are, you have a lot invested in an array of expensive electronics, from your programmable thermostat to smart appliances and lighting. Before you assume all systems are a go and jet forth into the brave new world of home automation, perhaps you missed an essential...Read more

Inspecting the electrical system in a new home is one of the most important things a homeowner can do. New homeowners must be certain that the electrical system can handle modern appliances and is up to code. As experts in the industry, we couldn’t stress the importance of this enough. Out-of-...Read more

If you want to learn more about automating your home, you can start by learning how smart devices like thermostats work. Read more from pros at Mr. Electric.

Considering a thermostat upgrade? The buzz behind ‘smart’ tech and home automation can’t be denied. But what’s the big benefit? How do smart homes work, and how exactly do today’s so-called ‘smart’ thermostats and other devices really stack up against their predecessors? Do they really work that...Read more

While the up-front costs may be intense, setting up a smart home can save you money over time by lowering your electricity bill. Learn how from Mr. Electric.

One of the most talked about trends in homes and businesses, installing smart home systems to lower electricity bills can really payoff. Though ‘smart’ devices cost about 30-50 percent more than their technologically deficient counterparts, investing in smart home systems offer a rapid return-on...Read more

Curious about how to install a smart lighting system? Wondering what equipment you need and how long it will take? Get tips from the pros at Mr. Electric!

Today's homeowners want to make their homes as convenient as possible.  At Mr. Electric we know smart lighting offers a multitude of benefits in addition to convenience such as improved security, money savings, a better night's sleep, and interior spaces that are more inviting in terms of visual...Read more