Posted on April 28, 2015 by Edison Electric, Inc.
Springtime is the time of year when checklists get made and stuff at home is supposed to get done. Cleaning the garage, organizing the basement, cleaning the screens, getting rid of stuff etc, etc, etc...! The list gets long. Fast. Don't be afraid to delegate the electrical portion of your list to the pros at EdisonCONTINUE READING »
Posted on April 22, 2015 by Edison Electric, Inc.
We get a fair amount of phone calls asking about Federal Pacific Electrical Panels. Worried customers call and ask, "Are they dangerous? Do I have to replace it? How much would it cost to replace it?" We could bore you with the technical reasons as to why you should replace your FPE circuit box, but what ifCONTINUE READING »
Posted on April 21, 2015 by Edison Electric, Inc.
Need 3-prong receptacles installed in place of your 2-prong plugs? Delegate this installation to the trained electricians at Edison Electric, Inc. in Minneapolis. Incorrectly installed 3-prong outlets are a major home safety concern. Most receptacle outlets in modern houses have three prongs. One prong is for a "hot" wire, one prong is for a "neutral" wire, the roundCONTINUE READING »
Posted on April 9, 2015 by Edison Electric, Inc.
I've installed plenty of customer supplied thermostats, including the Nest, but when it came time to upgrade the thermostat in my home I was forced to do a little research. There are so many new thermostats on the market now...the research took awhile. I began with the Nest. It looked cool, seemed popular and I'd heard aCONTINUE READING »
Posted on March 26, 2015 by Edison Electric, Inc.
Just like you, a circuit breaker has a job to do. Its duty is to monitor the amount of current traveling through your wires. When there is too much current, the circuit breaker is supposed to "trip" or turn off power to the entire circuit. Without properly functioning circuit breakers, the wires behind your walls couldCONTINUE READING »