What Is Standby Power?
Standby power is electricity that is used to power nonessential components in appliances and electronic devices. Standby power leakage is created when electronic devices are designed to either always draw electricity or to have a standby mode. The price that you end up paying for power leakage can add up every month. Spot the signs of standby power and learn how to save money on your power bills h...
Protecting Outdoor Electrical Outlets From the Elements
In 2016 alone, San Antonio experienced torrential rain, flash floods, and a hail storm that caused $2 billion worth of damage. "Alamo City" is one of the most flood-prone areas of the United States, meaning outdoor electrical outlets plugs, sockets and adapters are at great risk of water damage. These electric terminals can short out and pose a significant safety hazard to your entire home. Here's...
Floor Electrical Outlet
Wall outlets are convenient for electronics and appliances placed near or against walls. But for divided spaces and large open rooms it can be difficult to power far away from electronics. In workspaces such as conference rooms or lobbies, a box installed in the floor can provide easy access and plenty of power to multiple electronic devices. Floor boxes come in varying sizes and exterior designs ...
Electrical Safety for Children
Young children love to explore and touch items in their environment, making electrical childproofing a priority for parents. Risks from contact with an electrical current include shock, burns, loss of consciousness, and even heart failure. Take a few simple precautions to make your home safer for your child. The post Electrical Safety for Children appeared first on Allgood Electric.