Moving into a new home? It would be wise to hire a professional electrician in Portland to check the wiring in your home.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
A dryer throws in warm air to allow the wet clothes to become dry. However, over use of dryer or overloading it a great deal might cause the belt to work a great deal more. This can either cause smoke to come out of the dryer or the belt to break.
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Monday, January 19, 2015
Electrical maintenance work is something which must be performed every 3 to 4 years. Whether you live in an apartment or own a home, whether it’s your office which needs rewiring done, hiring a Portland electrician is the best way to go about it. To do this, visit Rose City Electric on the web to get a Portland electrician out to test your wiring.
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Monday, September 9, 2013
A power surge can happen quickly and can cause quite a bit of damage without a visit by a Portland electrician. One minute you could be watching TV and the next moment, your television set is off. These power surges can have big consequences on your electrical devices. It is entirely common for some power surges to fry electrical devices. In fact, the Insurance Information Institute declared that power surges and lightning strikes have caused more than $1 billion in losses in 2008. An average claim was a whopping $4,329. One way to avoid this would be to install a whole-house surge protector.
Power Surges - How Do They Happen?
You might think that lighting or a broken power line might be the cause of most power surges. In fact, most surges actually occur in your house from major appliances such as dryers, refrigerators, blow dryers, and air conditioning units.
What Damage Can A Power Surge Do?Power surges can fry your electronics so that they no longer work. This can happen to your computers, television, refrigerator, and many other devices. Even your phone could be damaged. If it plugs in, there is a chance a power surge could damage it.
What is a Whole House Surge Protector?
A whole house surge protector is a device that can be installed to prevent power surge damage. They can be installed by a Portland electrician like Rose City Electric. Whole house surge protectors are recommended by both the National Fire Protection Agency and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety.
Visit Rose City Electric on the web to get in touch with a Portland electrician to have a whole house surge protector installed.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
When you think of a city skyline, what is the one thing you think of? The beautiful and brilliant lights in all the buildings. If you are constructing a new skyscraper, give your Portland Oregon Electrician a call. And let your night skyline come alive.
Lucky you, you have this immense vision for this amazing skyscraper in Portland. It has a unique shape with a lot of glass and lights because the one thing you envision is when you see your building from the highway, you want to see it lit up at night. This building you like to dub as the Empire State Building of Portland. Before you break ground on your skyscraper, you will be looking for people to do the work on the inside of the building. And of course because you want your building to be lit up, you are going to need an electrician. Call Rose City Electric Company, a Portland Oregon Electrician. They have the experience and the craftsmanship you desire in your building.
They can do anything you need them to do, install power management systems, run wire, security lighting, fan installation, panel upgrades, exterior lighting, interior lighting, outlets and anything else you can think of. Rose City Electric Company has been in business since 1946 and can be your electrician of choice. They have the knowledge and experience to understand your needs and get the job done right and with in budget.
Portland Oregon Electrician Rose City Electric Has You Covered
Of course, Rose City Electric Company, a Portland Oregon Electrician, can service any customer, no matter how big or small the customer needs are. Whether you need an electrician to install or move several outlets, upgrading your electrical system for your factory and even installing the electricity in a sky scraper.
You can call Rose City Electric Company at 503-287-6164 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org and request a free quote. You can visit their website at rosecityelectricco.com and learn more about the services they offer and read what other customers have to say about their Portland Oregon Electrician, Rose City Electric Company.
Why not call them today and see how they can help with your electrical needs.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Dang, you keep popping fuses and you spend way more money on fuses than anything else. One call to your Portland Oregon Electrician can fix that for you.
Believe it or not, there are quite of few houses with fuse boxes. Some people believe that “if ain’t broke, then don’t fix it” and while that is true in the long run it is better to fix something before it breaks. Do you really want to be spending days in the dark because your fuse box went and now you are scrambling around looking for an electrician? Fuses boxes were fine back in the day but not circuit breaker boxes are much better and much easier to use for the homeowner. Instead of changing fuses, all you have to do is a flip a switch. Of course, if you still have a fuse box then chances are you might really need the house rewired.
If this sounds like you, then why not call your Portland Oregon Electrician, Rose City Electric Company for a free estimate. There are many reasons to update your electrical system if you are a homeowner. Safety is the best reason to update an old electrical system. Eventually shorts can appear in the wires which lead to fires which is bad. Another is a new electrical system adds value to your home. Another good reason is if you get a new electrical system one that is energy efficient, then you might be eligible to receive income tax credit.
It is simple to get a hold of your local Portland Oregon Electrician, Rose City Electric Company. You can call them at 503-287-6164 or visit their website at rosecityelectricco.com and get a free estimate for the services you need. Remember this is a good time because even if it isn’t broke doesn’t mean it is not a good time to fix it, plus interest rates are still low and you could get a home equity loan to make the improvements. Think about how having a professional to come in and upgrade your electrical system could give you a peace of mind and add value to your home.
Contact your Portland Oregon Electrician today and see how they can make your home safer and better and possibly more energy efficient.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Many homeowners in town might need an electrician Portland Oregon and not know that there is danger lurking behind their walls. Many of the older homes here could have an extremely outdated electrical system which could be deadly. When homes were built in the 1930s and the 1940s, they were built to handle the electrical devices during that time. Many of these homes were not built to handle the many devices the typical home now will need to accommodate. For instance, nowadays most homes have a microwave, big screen TVs, computers, and many personal electronic devices such as iPhones and tablets. Each of these things could be running all at the same time and each will need a power source in order to be used. Electricians of the 1930s weren't aware of the possibilities of future electrical needs when building many of the homes that are around Portland.
In addition to the changes in electrical devices we operate, there have been many advances made as far as safety electrical standards. If you are unsure of the last time your house has been looked over for possible issues involving your electric system, you should contact an electrician Portland Oregon for an inspection. One of the many advances is the type of materials used in electrical wiring. For instance, nowadays the standard wiring is a plastic-sheathed, insulated three-wire cable according to ThisOldHouse.com. Earlier wiring systems used cloth covered wires. There are many issues that occur with this type of wiring system one of which is overheating issues. This was at one time a high tech system. With time though, this can be a recipe for disaster. The cloth covering the wires could become brittle and cause the inner wire to be exposed and unsafe. Another big problem with this system is the possible lack of ground wires since it wasn't common to have ground wires when building homes back then.
If you are ready to have your place checked out, you can have an electrician Portland Oregon come over by visiting http://www.rosecityelectricco.com/Contact.html and filling out the contact form online. We always give free estimates and we always have the best electrician Portland Oregon.
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