Boom! Crash! Crack! DC Electrical Storms Love Summer

Posted by Wilcox Electric on Jun 24, 2021 11:54:34 AM

DC Electrical storms are frequent - sometimes daily - summer occurrences in this hot, humid climate. Fire and electrical damage can happen before you know it. If you aren’t prepared, you could lose everything. Informed homeowners know how to protect their homes and possessions best when that lightning starts to flash.

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Topics: Electrical safety, Surge protector, handling an emergency

Surge Protectors: More Important Than Ever

Posted by Wilcox Electric on Sep 11, 2020 5:09:57 PM

How important are your electrical devices? In this new era of increased working and learning from home, the entire family is likely using expensive - and essential - electronic devices like computers, tablets, laptops, printers, projectors, and large-screen TVs. Wilcox Electric, your Washington, DC area electrical professionals, recommends that you protect your home and devices with a surge protector.

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Topics: Electrical safety, Energy usage, Surge protector

Why Does My Electrical System Need to be Grounded?

Posted by Wilcox Electric on Jul 17, 2020 8:30:00 AM

You don’t have to be an expert to ensure the safety of your home, but you should know the basics. You, your household and all of your electrical components are at high risk if your home electrical system isn’t properly grounded. If you still don't entirely understand "grounding," you are not alone. Find out what an electrical ground does and how it works to keep your home - and the people who live there - safe.

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Topics: Electrical safety, Upgrade wiring, Surge protector

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