ACI Northwest Blog: Archive for the ‘Electrical’ Category

Why Consider a Whole House Generator Service

Monday, January 30th, 2023

When the power goes out in a storm, will you be left in the dark? Although power outages don’t occur as frequently as they did in the past, they still happen. With weather patterns becoming increasingly more extreme, combined with an increased dependence on electricity, there can also be an increased risk of outages.

Whether it’s caused by a storm or an overdrawn power grid, there is a chance you’ll have to deal with a power outage someday, if you aren’t already familiar with them. When that day comes, will you be ready? We can help ensure that you will be.

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When to Schedule Commercial Lighting Services

Monday, December 19th, 2022

Every type of commercial space needs good lighting both inside and outside. Not only does it need to be functional and appropriate for the type of business, but it should also be aesthetically pleasing. No matter what type of commercial property you own, lighting is an essential part of a business. 

When it comes to commercial lighting systems, you need a team of professional electricians to take care of them when things go wrong. We know that you can change a lightbulb, but for the most part, emergency repairs, installations, and fixing and installing wiring and electrical components such as switches and lights should be left to the pros. 

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The Importance of Professional Electrical Wiring

Monday, October 24th, 2022

Imagine being in the thick of a sale to an important customer and suddenly the lights go out. Or perhaps imagine getting complaints from office employees who are struggling with eyestrain due to poor lighting throughout the workspace.

Issues like these can undermine your ability to keep your commercial space working the way you need it to. That’s why working with a professional pays off. Problems like these can be addressed promptly or can be prevented altogether.

Read on to find out more about why working with a trained electrician to handle your commercial electric wiring in Hayden, ID is so important.

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Should You Consider a Whole-House Generator?

Monday, October 10th, 2022
A home generator that provides electricity during a power outage. It is connected to a propane gas supply.

It can seem surprising when we encounter electrical issues these days. Often, the advance of technology can make it seem like we should be immune from a power loss. However, power outages happen, and it is better to be prepared rather than caught off guard.

The use of whole-house generators in Coeur d’Alene, ID is going to help you avoid those evenings when the lights go out and you end up having to wait in the dark. You may think that having a portable generator is going to make the same difference for you, but we will explain why they aren’t the same.

Here is what you should know about the advantages of adding a whole-house generator to your home.

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How Ceiling Fans Help Your Commercial Space

Monday, September 26th, 2022
ceiling fan

There are plenty of factors to consider when trying to keep your commercial space comfortable and safe. We want to take some time to provide additional information on a system that can make keeping your building or space comfortable that much easier.

Using commercial ceiling fans in Spokane, ID can help keep your commercial space far more comfortable, especially when paired with a commercial HVAC system. Let’s explore why the installation of a commercial fan is a great investment for your business.

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Call Our Electricians for These Electrican Needs

Monday, July 18th, 2022
electricians-hands-fixing-electrical-panel

You don’t need to call an electrician to get every single task in your home handled. For example, lightbulb changes are more than likely something you can confidently handle on your own. But there are plenty of tasks for which you should call an electrician.

If you are looking for a reliable electrician who you can keep coming back to in the years to come, you can end your search here. Once you have our contact information, you’ll have a reliable resource for your electrical needs plus other home comfort services.

If you are wondering when you should reach out to one of our expert electricians, we’ve provided some information to help you figure out when to call us.

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Let’s Get Your Outdoor Lighting Set-Up!

Monday, June 6th, 2022

We may still get some cooler temperatures around here but the extra hours of sunlight as a sure sign that summer is coming up quickly. But even with all those extra daylight hours, it can feel like the sun sets too early on a day full of fun activities and good company. With the right kind of outdoor lighting set-up, you can get some added time outside even after the sun sets.

We aren’t just talking about security lights over your garage or Edison bulbs strung across your backyard. You can work with our team of electricians in Spokane, WA to get the best types of hard-wired outdoor lighting for your home’s needs so you can enjoy the benefits that come with a well-lit home.

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Should You Invest in a Ceiling Fan?

Monday, May 23rd, 2022
wooden ceiling fan

A ceiling fan can be a great investment for your home comfort. While this system doesn’t cool the air the way an air conditioner does, a ceiling fan can help you feel cooler, ease the strain on your AC, and save you energy too.

If you’ve been considering adding a ceiling fan to your house but you weren’t sure if it was truly worthwhile, we’d like to help. Read on to discover more about the benefits of installing this helpful appliance in your home.

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Rewiring Is a Job For The Pros

Monday, April 25th, 2022
electrician working on rewiring

Poor wiring work isn’t always immediately obvious. However, over time it will rapidly become apparent. The thing is, poorly done wiring is completely avoidable. All that is needed is to book an appointment with an electrician in Coeur d’Alene, ID to take care of wiring and rewiring in your home.

So if it is that simple, why do some many people make these DIY attempts? The truth is a lot of people think that they are saving money in the long run when in actuality they are likely making things worse and creating more expensive problems down the line.

Let us explain how and why working with an electrician is worth every penny you spend.

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Possible Causes of Frequent Circuit Trips

Monday, February 14th, 2022
electrician working on rewiring

Getting an electrician in Spokane, WA to check out your home is the most effective way to figure out what is wrong with your electrical systems. And having circuits that trip more often than not is a great reason to need help with your electrical system.

Circuit trips happen to just about everyone. At some point or another, one too many heavy energy users get plugged into the same circuit and, well, there goes the power flow! It can throw off your day but it is for your safety. With this said, having a circuit trip whenever you plug anything in should absolutely be something that worries you. It means something is wrong with your system and you need help from a pro!

Let’s explore what might be causing those circuit trips so you know why this isn’t an issue to ignore.

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