Blogs in November 2018

Electric fires are a serious hazard. Keep you and your family safe by rewiring your antique home. The experts at Mr. Electric can help. Learn more today.

Should I replace old wiring? A question frequently pondered by the owners of antique and historic homes, electrical fire hazards within homes more than 50-years old present a serious risk. Rewiring antique homes should always be on the agenda, whether you plan on staying over the short or long-...Read more

Knob and tube wiring is an early method of electrical wiring used in buildings. Is it safe to keep in your antique home? Learn more from Mr. Electric.

An early method of electrical wiring, knob and tube is an outdated wiring that is unsafe for older, antique homes. What is knob and tube wiring, and just how old is it? Also called ‘open wiring,’ knob and tube was used in homes from as far back as the 1880s to the 1940s. Hidden away in the attic...Read more

Whether you’re replacing a defective outlet or upgrading to an outlet with USB plugs, learn how to do it safely with these tips from Mr. Electric.

Is your house rockin’ old outlets? There’s some amazing new outlet technology available in the aisles of your area home improvement store, as well as online. Whether you’re replacing a worn-out outlet with a run-of-the-mill replacement, or going high-tech with USB plug enabled or smart outlet...Read more