All Posts by Bill Root


Replacing a Light Fixture

Safety + Form + Function + Energy Efficiency = Root Electric Light Fixture ReplacementHere in Northern Virginia, where the average home age is about 35 years, you can bet there are quite a few homes in need of some light fixture replacement. Replacing a light fixture may seem like one of those “easy” DIY projects […]

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Why You May Need to Install New Circuits for Christmas Lights

Here at Root Electric, we love electricity and everything that goes with it, and that includes Christmas lights. What many people don’t understand, however, is that installing multiple strings of lights around their house and yard may be setting them up for short circuits, injuries and an electrical fires. According to the National Fire Protection […]

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Electrical Home Inspections

Safety First! Electrical Home Inspections by our Electrician in Woodbridge, VAThere are many, many reasons why your home may be in need of an electrical home inspection by our electricians in Northern Virginia, even if you own a younger home. In fact, most insurance companies require these inspections from time to time, and you usually […]

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Preparing for a Power Outage

Thoughts on Emergency Generators in Northern VirginiaHurricanes, tornadoes, heat waves, blizzards, ice storms… Northern Virginia residents know that any of these things can strike in a typical year, which makes preparing for a power outage a top priority any time. Don’t wait until disaster strikes to consider installing an emergency generator (for safety reasons, this requires the […]

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