6 Shocking Reasons You Shouldn’t Do Electrical Work Yourself

Nobody really wants to call in a professional to take care of things in their home. Having strangers in your home (that you have to pay) can be tough. Still, there are certainly times when hiring a professional electrician is an absolute necessity rather than a preference. Here are a few reasons why you should leave the electrical work to the professionals. 1 - Licensed contractors know the codes. Electrical work has requirements, and you may not know the local codes. Read More 

3 Reasons To Install A Radiant Heating System

Choosing to install a new heating system is a great idea, but it can be a bit difficult to choose the right heating system for your home due to the many available options. One of the best heating options available is a radiant heating system, which is energy efficient, easy to maintain, and can improve indoor air quality. 1. Energy Efficient One of the biggest reasons to utilize a radiant heating system is that it is a very energy efficient system. Read More 

Turtle Hatchlings And Your Lights: What You Need To Know

When you buy a beachfront home, you need to consider the light emission from your house – especially if you live in a sea turtle nesting area. Newborn turtles rely on light reflection from the moon on the surface of the ocean to find the water. If your home is emitting too much light onto the beach, it can confuse the hatchlings and keep them from reaching the surf. Since artificial light can interfere with a turtle hatchling's instinct to find water, you should talk with an electrician about your lighting right away. Read More 

It’s Time For The Science Fair: Get Started With These Instructions For A Small Electric Motor

It's time for the science fair. If you want to participate but you're not sure what to make, you might want to think about an electric motor. With just a few supplies, you can make a miniature motor that is fully operational. In fact, it's so easy to make, that you should be able to make it by yourself. You might need your parents to cut the copper wire for you. Read More 

Steps To Ensure The Safety Of Your Home’s Electrical Service And Systems After A Flood

The electricity in your home can create a potentially dangerous situation following a flood. Depending on the severity of flooding, there may be problems with appliances, your home's wiring, or the electrical panel box. Consequently, there are immediate steps you should take until your home dries out and a qualified electrician, like those at Conway Electric, can perform a thorough electrical inspection and repair any damages. Open or remove the panel face plate on the panel box so you can access the main disconnect circuit breaker. Read More