Electrical

Estes Electrician

Factors to Consider When Hiring an Electrician 

Factors to Consider When Hiring an Electrician Who should you let touch your fuse box? Not just anybody can do that. In fact, you'll need a qualified electrician to ensure that electrical work in your home or...
Fan Direction in Summer

How the Ceiling Fan Direction in Summer Can Help Air-Conditioning Efficiency

Did you know that the right ceiling fan direction in summer can help keep you cool, increase air-conditioning efficiency, and lower your utility costs? Yes, a simple trick with your ceiling fan can help improve...
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6 Electrical Safety Tips for Your Spring Cleaning

As you begin to refresh your home for spring cleaning, it's important to incorporate a preventative maintenance routine that helps ensure electrical safety. At Estes Services, we want to help you minimize the potential...
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What Happens During a Home Electrical Inspection?

Did you know that over 51,000 fires are caused by electricity every year? According to the Electrical Safety Foundation, electrical distribution systems are the third leading cause of home fires. If you have an...
Outlet Feel Hot to the Touch

Why Does My Electrical Outlet Feel Hot to the Touch?

Malfunctions within your home's electrical system can cause damage as well as a risk of a house fire, so Atlanta, GA homeowners need to watch for signs of trouble from components throughout the house. For example, when...
What Are GFCI Outlets?

What Are GFCI Outlets?

If you take a look around your home, you’ll notice different types of outlets installed. Basic outlets sit throughout the house for powering lamps, electronics, and other devices. Larger outlets allow you to plug in...
How to Stay Safe from Power Surges and Spikes

How to Stay Safe from Power Surges and Spikes

Power surges and spikes in the home can be harmful to the electrical system, connected devices, and even people and pets indoors. When electricity is involved, it’s important to know how to stay safe. The licensed...
How to Choose Recessed Lighting for Your Home

How to Choose Recessed Lighting for Your Home

We often think of lighting as purely functional in the home, but the truth is that the right lighting design can go a long way toward creating an inviting atmosphere, highlighting features, and more. Recessed lights are...
What Causes Lights to Flicker and Dim?

What Causes Lights to Flicker and Dim?

The lighting fixtures throughout your Atlanta area home should produce a steady stream of light when in use. Anytime you notice flickering and dimming lighting, this is a sign of electrical troubles that waste energy and...
What Are the Differences Between GFCI and Regular Outlets?

What Are the Differences Between GFCI and Regular Outlets?

If you take a look around your home, you’ll notice different types of electrical outlets. Large appliances like clothes dryers have hefty-looking, 4-prong outlets, there are plain outlets throughout your living areas,...
Why Does My Circuit Breaker Trip on Hot Days?

Why Does My Circuit Breaker Trip on Hot Days?

Circuit breakers in Atlanta area homes can trip for a number of different reasons. Some homeowners notice this problem tends to occur when the temperature outdoors is very hot and wonder if the heat has something to do...
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