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Electrical Safety

Home Electrical Safety Tips to Keep Atlanta Safe

Electricity is one of the most powerful elements that can make its way into our homes. That’s why harnessing it properly and using the precisely correct amounts is so important – not only can it cause damage to expensive equipment, but it can result in fire damage, burns, electrocution and power surges. Since 2007 alone, U.S. fire departments responded to over 80,000 fires that were directly linked to electrical failure, malfunction or negligence.

What You Can Do to Keep Your Home Safe

While TE Certified’s professionals are experts in proper electrical installation, repair, and maintenance, there are still methods and proper care techniques to ensure that you do not experience the unfortunate. Here are a few tips to help keep your home safe every day:

  • Install tamper-resistant receptacles in homes with small children & pets
  • Always replace or repair loose wires & cords
  • Do not run extension cords across areas high foot traffic
  • Consider installation of additional outlets in lieu of multiple surge protectors
  • Avoid overloading outlets with multiple high-energy appliances
  • Always use recommended wattage in lamps and light fixtures
  • Keep lamps and exposed light bulbs away from flammable or delicate materials
  • Install GFCI outlets in rooms with water fixtures such as bathrooms, kitchens, etc.
  • Always follow manufacturer’s instructions for installation of equipment
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Unseen Dangers

Not all problems are as obvious and preventable as “just playing it safe”. At TE Certified, we care about your safety and comfort. Schedule a Home Safety Inspection with our team of licensed, certified & knowledgeable professionals and we’ll be able to identify any safety issues that exist out of sight in your home or business. Contact us or call (770) 667-6937 to make sure you are as protected as you can be. Whether an emergency or a home improvement project, no job is too big or too small!

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