Category : Electrical Information

Portable Generators vs. Standby Generators

Have you ever lost power during a storm? If so, you know how frustrating it can be, between not being able to use your lights, worrying about food spoiling in the refrigerator, running out of hot water, and more. That's why many homeowners opt to invest in a home generator. If you don't already have one and are considering one, there are two main kinds: portable generators and standby generators. Here are some of their differences.
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5 Home Electrical Repairs You Can Do Yourself

At Oliver, we know that some homeowners like to take things into their own hands, which is why we've listed a few home electrical repairs you can do yourself, if you have a basic knowledge of how electricity works. If not, our home electrical service experts can help you address and fix virtually any electrical problem you may be experiencing - simply give us a call and set up an appointment.
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The Growth of Renewable Energy in the U.S.

As society continues to embrace renewable energy sources like solar, nuclear, wind, and hydro, the U.S. is taking advantage of these natural supplies more and more every year. Of the electricity our country currently produces, around one-third of it is created by renewable energy sources (according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration).
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10 Facts About Home Fires

Every year, the holidays are filled with baked goods, warm fires, holiday lights, and festive decorations - all of which can lead to a home fire. Last year alone, U.S. fire departments respond to over 350,000 home fires , many of which could have been prevented. This season, our heating repair company wants you to know the facts and take the time to protect you and your family.
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How to Use Less Electricity

There are rumors that electricity prices are on the rise, but the good news is you can save electricity (and therefore lower your costs) just by swapping out or altering a few of your normal habits.
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