Topic: electrical

7 Common Electrical Panel Issues

ROHNERT PARK − Your main electrical panel is the control center of your home’s electrical system. Not only does this panel provide power to your home, it also protects you from hazards by shutting off the power when something goes wrong…Read More

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Video: Proper Wiring for Electrical Panel Safety

ROHNERT PARK − Host, Sarah Rutan: Due to the complexity of your home’s electrical panel, it’s important to pay close attention to critical aspects like wiring. To learn more, we’re in Rohnert Park with Estevan Alvarez of Reyff Electric, speaking on behalf of…Read More

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Understanding GFIs

NOVATO − While most modern homes have GFIs, not everyone knows what they are or what their purpose is. GFI stands for “ground fault interrupter,” which plainly describes its main function: to interrupt ground faults. But what is a ground fault and…Read More

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Understanding Home Automation

NOVATO − People are hearing the term “home automation” more and more these days, but what exactly does it mean? In a word, it’s a new concept in the way a home functions—one that implements cutting-edge technology and integrates various systems to…Read More

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Video: Understanding GFIs

NOVATO − Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’re wondering why the electrical outlets in your kitchen, bathrooms and garage look different than those in other areas of your home, it’s time you learned what a GFI is. Today we’re in Novato with Diamond Certified…Read More

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Video: Understanding Home Automation

NOVATO − Host, Sarah Rutan: Most people have heard of home automation, but not everyone knows the full extent of its applications. Today we’re in Novato with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Michael Martins of AC Electric to learn more about this emergent technology….Read More

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Video: Identifying Hazardous Electrical Panels

LIVERMORE – Host, Sarah Rutan: You may not realize it, but your home’s electrical system could be relying on a defective product. To learn more, we’re in Livermore with Nery Sanchez of Maine Electric, speaking on behalf of Diamond Certified Expert Scott…Read More

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Identifying Hazardous Electrical Panels

LIVERMORE – If you live in an older home and have never looked at your electrical panel, it’s time you did. Why? There’s a chance your entire electrical system is relying on a defective product. Despite advances in circuit breaker technology,…Read More

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Understanding Your Electrical System

OAKLAND − There are two types of electrical systems found in homes today: fuse boxes and circuit breaker panels. Regardless of which you have in your home, it’s beneficial to gain an understanding of how each functions. Fuse box As the precursor…Read More

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Video: Understanding Your Electrical System

OAKLAND − Host, Sarah Rutan: Whether a fuse box or circuit breaker, it’s helpful to have a basic understanding of your home’s electrical system. Today we’re in Oakland with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Dan Pitcock of Roberts Electric Company to learn more. Diamond…Read More

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