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Installing Lights and Outlets for the Disabled

Installing Outlets and Switches for the Disabled? Call Root Electric for HelpWhen families need to retrofit or redesign areas of their home to accommodate a disabled family member, the first things that come to mind are usually aspects that make it easier to navigate the home. Ramps for wheelchairs, bathroom modifications and bedroom modifications are usually […]

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5 Questions about Home Electrical System Upgrades

A home’s electrical system – centered at the electrical panel, is the unsung hero of so many of our daily activities. We hardly ever think about it unless there’s a problem. Meanwhile, it quietly (we hope) provides all the power you need to blend your smoothies, roast your Brussels sprouts, keep your house warm in […]

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5 Reasons You Should Only Hire a Licensed Electrician

There are a lot of projects around the house that you can DIY or call in a friend to help you with—but home electrical work is not one of them! Whenever you’re remodeling, renovating or adding a new addition to your home that requires some electrical work, the safest route is to call a licensed […]

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What You Need to Know About Electrical Home Safety Inspections

When was the last time your home had an electrical home safety inspection? Can’t remember? Not sure when you need to have one? According to the Electrical Safety Foundation, there are four major times when your home should be inspected by a licensed residential electrician:If you are purchasing a home (new or older)If your home […]

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5 Common Home Electrical Hazards & How to Handle Them

Here at Root Electric, we never stop talking about, and working tirelessly for electrical safety. That’s because as wonderful and necessary as electricity is to our modern way of life, it is still a dangerous thing when handled incorrectly. The statistics tell a sobering story: 350,000-400,000 home fires are caused by electrical malfunction or mishandling […]

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