Maintenance Articles

Electrical Home Fires a Focus During Safety Month

June is National Safety Month, a time intended to raise awareness about maintaining safety at home and at work. Electric and gas malfunctions can be hazardous, so this is a good time to review some safety tips and consider home protection plans for these systems that...

Electrical Service Panel Causes Problems for Retirees

Richard K. of Canton, Ohio, had a problem: water was getting inside his home’s electrical service panel. Not only that, but both the panel and his electrical service line had become badly corroded. The deterioration of his electric line likely allowed water to seep...

National Tune Up Day: Get Ready for Winter

With fall comes cooler weather, hot drinks, sweaters and … heating system maintenance? That's right, it's time for National Tune Up Day! The colder it gets, the harder our heating systems work, and the more likely they are to break down if there is an ongoing problem....

An Electrical Hazard: How to Avoid One During the Holidays

It’s the holidays, and your rate payers are looking forward to family gatherings, gifts and decorating, but they probably aren’t thinking about the risk of an electrical hazard. No one wants to think about the potential of electrical hazards causing property damage or...