5 Electrical Repairs Best Left to the Professionals

April 10, 2019
5 electrical repairs best left to the professionals

We’ve all been there. In the wake of an electrical malfunction or short circuit, handling the work ourselves typically feels like the less time-consuming and money-draining option. While we hope our previous how-to articles have given our customers a better knowledge of electrical repairs, there are some electrical issues that...

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5 Benefits of Swimming Pool LED Lighting

March 18, 2019
5 benefits of swimming pool led lighting

  It’s just beginning to get warmer outside and the days are getting longer.  If you’re like us you’re probably starting to think ahead to those backyard barbecues, trips to the beach, and evenings by the pool. Make sure that your in-ground swimming pool is ready to go!  Here are...

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Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters: Preventing Electrical Fires

March 5, 2019
arc fault circuit interrupters

  Electrical fires are no small matter.  In 2011, the Nation Fire Protection Association reported that an estimated total of 47,700 fires occurred due to electrical causes.  Surprising? You’ll be even more surprised to learn that the Consumer Product Safety Commission found that a whopping 50 percent (or more) of...

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GFCI Outlets and How They Keep You Safe

March 4, 2019
gfci outlets

When we were younger, our parents always warned us to never get our fingers near an electrical outlet.  Likewise, I was always strictly told to never stick metal objects anywhere near an electrical outlet. If you’re like me as a child, you can likely relate with the overwhelming urge to...

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LED Strip Lighting Guide: Everything You Need to Know

January 29, 2019
LED Strip Lighting

Why LED Strip Lighting? If you’re looking for that next home improvement project to bring something with a bit of pizzazz, LED strip lighting is the way to go!  Now, we know what you may be picturing if you’ve heard of LED strip lighting in the past. Blinding, almost fluorescent...

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7 Reasons Why Generac Generators are the Most Wanted Power Solution

January 14, 2019
generac generators

Everybody wants a Generac generator, and it’s not hard to see why. In the face of increasing power outages across the United States, Generac power solutions are fast becoming the ultimate backup plan for homes, businesses and organizations. The sad truth is that power outages can occur at any time....

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Circuit Breaker Tripping? Here’s Why

December 17, 2018
circuit breaker tripping

            It’s one of the most annoying, not to mention potentially dangerous issues for a homeowner- a tripping circuit breaker. If you’re not an electrician, diagnosing what caused the trip can be overwhelming and cause even more harm to your home and appliances. Right Electrical...

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7 Home Improvement Gift Ideas to Light Up Your Christmas

December 12, 2018
home improvement gift ideas

    There’s nothing quite like the holiday season. It’s always a time of good cheer, wonderful gifts and great memories with your loved ones (except, of course, if you’re the Grinch and planning another Christmas heist). As the season grows ever nearer, you probably already have your naughty and...

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7 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Electrical Outlets

December 3, 2018
upgrade your electrical outlets

          Home electrical fires, according to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, account for about 51,000 fires each year and more than $1.3 billion property damage. Of course, a large reason for this is that many of us ignore the tell-tale signs our electrical outlets and appliances...

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Electrical Safety Inspection: The Ultimate Guide to Passing

November 5, 2018
electrical safety inspection

Due to the fact that electricity is such a constant part of our daily lives, it’s easy to take it for granted. It feels comparable to the sun shining over our heads or the moon coming out at night. Many tend to adopt the same attitude towards electricity as they...

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Energy Saving Tips

September 28, 2018
energy saving tips

Energy Saving Tips- Good For Your Wallet and the Environment We’re all constantly looking for ways to save money. As homeowners, we also know that saving energy in our homes keeps more of our hard-earned money in our pockets.  At Right Electrical Services we hope that by offering you a...

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Home Security Tips

August 23, 2018
home security tips

It’s that time of year again- the kids are headed back to school!  As parents, the safety of our kids is at the forefront of our minds. Most parents work outside the home and many children come home to an empty house at the end of the school day. Our licensed...

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Whole House Surge Protection

July 19, 2018
whole house surge protection

Are you concerned that a lightning strike can cause an electrical surge in your home? If you live in the Raleigh NC area you know we experience severe electrical storms. Truthfully though there are other causes for surges in the home. Today’s households have more electronics than ever before. Household appliances such...

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Outlet and Switch Repair

July 18, 2018
outlet and switch repair

Have you ever gone to plug in your hair dyer and nothing happens? Or flipped on the light switch in your living room and the light doesn’t come on? Your first instinct may be you think your hairdryer has finally died or you need new light bulbs in your light...

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Need Help Installing Smoke or Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

June 9, 2018
carbon monoxide detector

As parents’ we take a lot of necessary precautions to ensure our families live in a safe environment. If we have small children we may put safety gates all over the house. Then we probably purchase safety kits that include door knob covers, drawer & cabinet latches, outlet protectors, toilet...

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