Fall is a great time to make upgrades to your home before the cold days of winter set in. One of the best updates you can make is to your home's lighting and other electrical systems. Here are some ideas to improve the safety and comfort of your home this fall.1. Landscape and Security Lighting
Fans play an important role in maintaining comfort and indoor air quality in your home. The several types of fans that serve different roles, they are:
Also called an attic ventilator, attic fans regulate the heat level of a home's attic by exhausting hot air. They are usually controlled by a thermostat that automatically turns the fan off and on, or less frequently by a manual switch. An attic fan can be gable mounted or roof mounted.
Need a fan for your home? Give Maitz Home Services a call. We're here to help.
According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) 2,400 children in the U.S. are treated for injuries caused by electrical outlets. To gauge the level of risk in the average home with small children, the ESFI conducted a survey of mothers with young children regarding the importance of Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRRs), which have been required by the National Electrical Code since 2008 to prevent these injuries. The results show that much more education is needed.
Why are TRRs preferred over other outlet protection devices such as caps or sliding outlet covers?
If your concerned about the safety of your electrical outlets, give Maitz Home Services a call, we can help upgrade your outlets to tamper resistant receptacles.
Faulty outlets are a common cause of electrical fires and electrocutions in the home. Outlets can present a danger for a number of reasons, including:
By inspecting your outlets for any of the conditions above you can protect your home and family from the risk of accidental electrocution or fire. If you need help, Maitz Home Services is here to answer all your electrical questions.