Tips for Electrical Safety

At Kelly Electric, we take electrical safety very seriously. Over 50,000 home electrical fires occur each year, resulting in nearly 500 deaths and more than 1,400 injuries. This number doesn’t even take into account the injuries caused each year by electric shock from not handling appliances correctly. At Kelly Electric, we would like to do […]

How to be Safe During A Thunderstorm

How to be Safe During a Thunderstorm If you are a homeowner or a renter, everyone should know how to be safe during a thunderstorm. Here are 3 ways to be safe during a thunderstorm: Thunderstorm Safety Tip #1: Surge Protectors Surge protectors are the best way to minimize the damage that a lightning strike […]

How to Save Money on Electric Bills

How To Save Money on Electric Use Your Thermostat Efficiently After a long day out in the sun, it feels amazing to blast the AC. While doing so will definitely make you more comfortable, this could make your utility bills skyrocket. So in this case, how to save money on electric bills is to set […]

Outdoor Outlet Safety

Outdoor Outlet Safety Here are some steps to ensure outdoor outlet safety in your home. Use Weather Proof Outlets The National Electric Code requires the use of a GFCI outlet. The primary function of GFCI outlets is to detect ground faults, but they also prevent shock and electrocution. GFCI outlets monitor the amount of electricity […]

Arc vs Ground Fault

Arc VS Ground Fault + safety What is the difference between an arc fault vs ground fault? It is important to know the difference so that you are able to take the correct safety steps. Arc Fault An arc fault is an unintentional discharge of high energy and short duration. Acting as a spontaneous spark […]

Do Home Inspectors Check Electrical?

Do Home Inspectors Check Electrical? Do home inspectors check electrical? YES, a home inspector needs to check electrical. Electrical home inspections involve checking wires, sockets, outlets panels and more. Inspections regularly check and diagnose your homes for any issues regarding safety and performance. It is very important in home safety inspections, as they will help […]

What is an Arc Fault Breaker

What is an Arc Fault Breaker? An arc fault breaker is designed to guard against electric arcs that can severely damage your circuits. This is done by monitoring circuits for electrical inconsistencies. If there are any abnormalities in electrical flow, the arc fault breaker will detect them and assess the potential damage. If the arc […]

Does Upgrading Electrical Appliances Increase Home Value?

Does Upgrading Electrical Appliances Increase Home Value? Does upgrading electrical appliances increase home value? YES, electrical appliances have become the top commodity for domestic upgrades. These appliances can determine how well your house runs. Which Electrical Appliances Should I Upgrade to Increase Home Value? To prioritize, we should understand which appliances you should upgrade first. […]

The Benefits of Landscape Lighting

Most homeowners settle for the simple porchlight and only check to see if it works every now and then. However, at Kelly Electric we know that residential landscape lighting is a fundamental utility that can show off your home, in ways that no other feature can. Today, we will be going over how lighting can […]