Should I Pre-Wire a Smart Home with Low Voltage Electrical Wiring for the Future in Costa Mesa, CA?

In this day of modern technology we are becoming more advanced when it comes to our homes, cars and work places. With modern technology of the “Smartphone” we now carry devices that can help us control our environment wherever we go. However you can’t have a smart home if you can’t control your lights, thermostats,…

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Factors Causing Fire to Electrical Systems in Tustin, CA; Faulty Outlets, Wrong Wattage in Light Fixtures & More

Every year, many homeowners fall victim to electrical fires in their homes. Not only is the loss due to the fire devastating, but many people lose their lives every year to electrical fire as well. There are several instances that an electrical fire could have been completely avoided if homeowners knew where to look. Peterkin…

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Transient Voltage Power Surge Suppressor (TVPS) & Protectors in Garden Grove, CA

Surge protectors are designed to safeguard sensitive electronics from electrical surges that occur. Common examples include transformer overload and electrical storms, but there are plenty of circumstances that result in power surges that inflict varying degrees of damage to electronic devices. Having these inexpensive aids throughout your home is beyond beneficial and often people don’t…

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Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights On Your Roof & Outside Your Home Safely in Laguna Beach, CA

Thanksgiving has come and gone, for those that celebrate Christmas and get into the spirit by displaying the extravagant decorations, hanging the bright lights, and some even go as far as synchronizing it with holiday music to spread the holiday cheer. But what people need to remember, that in doing this tradition, you are working…

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Don’t DIY in Huntington Beach, CA! Homeowners Guide to Electrical Wiring Projects to Avoid

With so many instructional videos available on the internet it is easy for home and business owners to be lulled into a false sense of security, especially when it comes to DIY electrical projects. According to the knowledgeable experts at Peterkin Electric, it is never a good idea to attempt any type of electrical work…

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Electrical Hazard in Your Newport Beach, CA Home; Dangers of Water & Electricity & More

Electrical safety is important and while we need electricity to live the way we do, it can be dangerous if it’s handled incorrectly and the statistics are scary. • 350,000-400,000 fires in the home are caused by an electrical malfunction or mishandling • Causing $7 billion in property damage • And close to 13,000 injuries…

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