Fibre Optic Vs. Copper Cable

Over the last few years, the communications industry has seen a steady shift from copper wires to fiber optic cables. The difference in the amount of data that can be transmitted between the two is staggering. A standard copper wire is capable of carrying up to 10Gbps, or 10 billion bits per second, while fiber…

Diagnosing GFCI Outlet Problems

GFCI outlets, technically known as ground fault circuit interrupters, are outlets built to turn themselves off when there’s an imbalance between incoming and outgoing currents. By doing this, it protects electrical wiring from overheating and possibly catching fire. You’ll normally find GFCI outlets in bathrooms and kitchens, places where you’ll find a higher amount of…

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Whole Home Surge Protectors

The importance of surge protection cannot be understated. From protecting your major appliances to your home electronics, a whole home surge protector can save you thousands of dollars in repairs and replacements, not to mention the inconvenience of replacing your devices and appliances! Check out our four reasons why you should have a whole home…

Pool Safety

When it comes to pool safety, there’s more to it than life jackets and waiting thirty minutes after eating. Electrical professionals don’t think they’re the problem, but there are some poor practices that can place swimmers at risk. There are a few things you can do yourself to keep things safe: Keep all outdoor electric…