Fischer Electric Blog

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Why Do I Have a High Electric Bill?

With Americans spending over $5,500 per month to keep their households running, the last thing anyone wants is a higher bill. But if you’re staring down staggering electric bills each month, it’s time for a change. What can cause a high electric bill? Read on to find out! Outdated Lighting If your home has lots of…

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Teaching Children About Electrical Safety

Can you believe that there are around 1,000 deaths every year due to electrical injuries? Aside from electrical risks at work, there are plenty of potential issues that could crop up at home. It’s worth learning about electrical safety at a young age to give time for these cautious habits to stick. You already have enough to…

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Electric Vehicle Charging Safety Tips

Did you know there are over 3,400 electric vehicle charging stations throughout Seattle? Owning an electric vehicle is becoming more and more convenient, and it’s now easier than ever to have professionals install a charging station in your home. Whether you’re charging your vehicle at home or at a public port, it’s important to be careful….

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9 Small Kitchen Remodeling Ideas

Does your home have a very small kitchen? If so, it may seem daunting to consider a kitchen redesign. Most remodeling projects we see on TV feature large, expansive rooms with infinite possibilities. But a small kitchen remodeling project can take the aesthetic of your home to the next level while also increasing property value….

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8 Reasons to Hire a Professional Contractor for Commercial Renovations

If you’re considering changes to your current office space or an existing commercial facility, you may need an electrician to make electrical upgrades for more power or improved safety. Hiring a contractor for your commercial renovations that also specializes in electricity can ensure your job goes smoothly and comes in on time and on budget. As a business…

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Generators 101: Everything You Need To Know

Think quick: are you ready for an emergency? When you’re a homeowner, anything can happen, and usually at the least convenient moment. This includes losing power, especially during seasons of severe weather. The good news is it’s not too difficult to prepare your home for an emergency power outage. Many homeowners invest in a generator to…

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Electrical Safety for Landlords

Investing in rental property is a tremendous way to generate a continuous stream of passive income, but it’s also a lot of work. Being a landlord requires maintaining your property for your tenants. This includes electrical safety. After all, bad wiring can be disastrous, both putting lives at risk and potentially wiping out your investment….

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My Electric Vehicle Ran Out of Power — Now What?

Almost 10% of Americans own at least one electric car, and that number is sure to increase. While the electric vehicle market in the U.S. hasn’t taken hold as fast as other countries, it’s still growing. If you have an electric vehicle or are considering one, you might be worrying about some of the practical aspects. For…

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5 DIY Projects Best Left to Electricians

Do you love fixing stuff around the house? If so, you’re not alone. The home improvement industry is thriving — there’s nothing more satisfying than making upgrades or repairs to your home. But there are some DIY projects best left to the experts. This includes electrical projects requiring a professional’s knowledge and skill to get the…

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Can I Change My Floor Plan?

You bought a house a few years ago and it was love at first sight. But now that feeling is starting to fade. Your house just doesn’t function as you imagined it would and now you want out. Before you pack up and move, consider a remodeling project instead. Changing your floor plan could be just what…

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Electric Vehicle Popularity Is About More Than Gas Prices

More people are adopting EVs (electric vehicles) to save money and the environment. Recent research found that an electric vehicle could cost you approximately $100 a month to charge. Compare that figure with the $175 or more if you were to fill your car with gas, and you see the appeal of electric vehicles. While…

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7 Benefits of Commercial Energy Audits

There are almost 6 million commercial buildings scattered throughout the country. They account for about 35% of the energy used in the U.S. each year. These buildings are also responsible for generating more than 825 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions – about 16% of the entire country’s annual carbon dioxide emissions. With these statistics in mind,…

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