Buying a House with Aluminum Wiring in Aliso Viejo, CA? Why Copper Electrical Wires are Better

With many competitors in an industry, there are always different techniques, methods, and strategies applied and in the electrical industry, there are many variations. Depending on how electricians were trained and the experience they have, some may try innovative methods only to later realize it was not ideal. When it comes to the wiring in…

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When to Replace Light Switches in Huntington Beach, CA; Faulty Switch Symptoms & More

Often homeowners never consider the need to replace their home’s light switches unless they want modern lighting control or dimmer switches installed. However, light switches can wear out or get damaged over time and will eventually require the need to be replaced. Peterkin Electric would like to share how light switches work, why they need…

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Working Principles of Glowing Light Emitting Diode (LED) Lights in Newport Beach, CA

Diodes are a semi-conductor device that limits current flow to only one direction. They act similar to a check valve in plumbing applications. Found in automotive alternators they limit the current to pass only in one direction. Diodes in effect, filter the alternating current from the alternator, allowing the current to pass in only one…

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