Maynard Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Electrician’

The Maynard Man Shares This #1 Electrical Tip for the Holiday Season

Monday, December 13th, 2021
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It’s that time of year again–the time where many homeowners delight in decorating their homes for the holiday. You’ve probably already seen some houses in your neighborhood decked out with a few strings of white lights, or maybe even really elaborate displays.

Decorating your home with holiday lights is a festive way to make your home and your street look seasonal and fun. However, we want you to keep in mind that no matter how many lights you plan to add to your home to brighten the season, you’ll want to take some proper precautions to avoid problems like shorting out your electrical system, triggering a potential electrical fire, or even cause a tripping hazard with loose cords.

Read on as we uncover some top tips for holiday light safety!

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Power Surge Facts from The Maynard Man: Are You At Risk?

Monday, February 10th, 2020
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As easy as it is to blame power surges on storms, the fact is that storms are only a small part of the problem. Power surges occur when there is an increased demand for energy and it causes a sudden spike in the flow of electricity. This spike can destroy electrical circuitry throughout your home—damaging appliances and other important electronic equipment.

Storm season plays a role, but power surges can occur from something seemingly benign, like your powerful furnace cycling on. The Maynard Man is here to tell you about the risks these power surges bring to your home!

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