Electrical Articles

Common Security Lighting Mistakes To Avoid - It’s a good idea to get security lighting for your Seattle area home. However, there are tricks to making the right choices about your lighting, otherwise you’ll end up making mistakes.... (more)

Surge Protection: What You Need to Know - Every Seattle homeowner should make sure that their homes have adequate surge protection, so you should ask your electrician about surge protectors if your house lacks sufficient surge protection equipment. Having a surge protector allows you to plug several appliances and devices into one power outlet without creating an electrical hazard.... (more)

Why Your Outlet Isn't Working - You're about to go to bed, and your dead phone is in your hand. You plug it into the wall outlet by your bed, and go to sleep thinking that it will be fully charged when you awaken. However, you wake up groggy and without a charged phone, and you wonder why.... (more)

Your Seattle Electrician Can Help Keep Your Family Safe - More than anything else, your loved ones' safety should be the most important thing to maintain. Luckily, there are many things you can do to maintain the best safety in your Seattle home, but one of the best you can do is to call your local electricians at Luke Electric.... (more)

Electrical Upgrades That Can Help You Save Energy - Targeting the areas of your home that waste energy is a great idea. Did you know that your electrician can help you find out which appliances are hogging too much energy? They can also help you with electrical upgrades which improve your home's energy efficiency.... (more)

Never Loose Power With Backup Generators In Seattle - If you want to never lose power in your Seattle home, Luke Electric can make it happen. We can install a generator for your home that you'll love because there will be little you have to do to have a seamless operation when your power goes out. Keep the generator fueled and maintained once a year and you'll never have to worry about being without electricity in your Seattle home. ... (more)

Commercial Electrical Services Every Seattle Business Needs - Having a safe and secure commercial property is a priority for any Seattle business. With commercial electrical services, the goal is to ensure the property stays safe and secure..... (more)

The Lifesaving Advantages of Hardwired Smoke Detectors - Everyone understands the importance of having smoke detectors in the home. It is not just a good idea, it is a necessity. What many homeowners still ponder though, is whether they need to go the extra .... (more)

Warning Signs of Electrical Safety Problems - As a Seattle homeowner, you have an obligation to properly maintain every aspect of your property. One of the most important portions of your home to monitor and maintain is your electrical system.... (more)

Protect your Seattle Family with Electrical Safety Inspections - It is hard to think of any everyday task that your family undertakes that is not somehow made possible by electricity. Electricity is an amazing convenience that is responsible for a large part of your Seattle family’s quality of life... (more)

Let Seattle Professional Electric Contractors Illuminate Your Home at Its Best - Electrics and wiring issues in your home can be inconvenient in the best of situations and, in the wost-case scenario, they can be downright dangerous. If you need to tackle an electrical project, getting professional eletrical help is in your best interest... (more)

Seattle Electric Panels - 4 Ways a Pro Can Help - Your electric panels are an important part of your home. This system is the central area for all the circuits on your property and when something goes wrong, you need it repaired properly. An experienced electrical professional can ensure all the circuits are working as they should... (more)

Maintaining Seattle Electrical Panels Safely and Effectively - Seattle electrical panels are an important component in maintaining your home or business's function. In most cases, you never really think about them and just turn your lights on and off at the switch. However, this panel is one of the most important components to the home... (more)

Commercial Electrical Repairs – Hiring a Seattle Electrician - Significant additions to one’s home bring about improvement to the quality of living for those who reside in it. It can be done for luxury, upkeep, refurbishing, space management, energy conservation, and preparedness for emergencies. .. (more)

Lake City Ceiling Fan Installation – Adding Comfort to Your Home - Significant additions to one’s home bring about improvement to the quality of living for those who reside in it. It can be done for luxury, upkeep, refurbishing, space management, energy conservation, and preparedness for emergencies. .. (more)

Madison Home Improvement through Surge Protection - Significant additions to one’s home bring about improvement to the quality of living for those who reside in it. It can be done for luxury, upkeep, refurbishing, space management, energy conservation, and preparedness for emergencies. .. (more)

West Seattle Generators: Assuring Reliable Energy Source During Emergencies - Significant additions to one’s home bring about improvement to the quality of living for those who reside in it. It can be done for luxury, upkeep, refurbishing, space management, energy conservation, and preparedness for emergencies. .. (more)

Ballard Panel Upgrades: A Safe Choice - Electricity puts a house in function. It plays a vital role in serving food, keeping us warm from the weather, aiding us in daily tasks and providing comfort with many variables of entertainment. Without it, a house ceases to function effectively. It is with this thought that the electrical service panel is .. (more)

Seattle Ceiling Fans 101 - Ceiling fans are electrically-powered fans suspended from the ceiling.  Unlike air conditioners, they do not change air temperature, instead, they circulate air. They only introduce movement to the air through their rotating paddles. There are, however, some fans that reverse the direction in which the blades move, therefore helping .. (more)

Why Shoreline Electrical Repairs should always be done by Professionals - Most households and buildings regularly require Shoreline electrical repairs. This is logical as electricity is always used for operating appliances, equipment, and other machines. Short-circuits and small electrical shocks are normal and are quite usual. .. (more)

Shoreline Landscape lighting Essentials: A Balance of Artistry and Functionality - History tells that Shoreline landscape lighting is a technique that existed way before this generation. Even centuries ago, this home improvement technique (which is not limited to home applications) was used not only for purposes of decoration and enhancement of aesthetics,.. (more)

Let there be Light but Let the Experts Make It Happen - Shoreline Lighting - Every home should have proper Shoreline interior lighting. Having a set of lights installed appropriately throughout a home not only provides illumination once the sun goes down, it could also potentially make any living space more pleasing to the eye... (more)

A Brighter Shoreline Home with Proper Interior Lighting - Proper lighting plays a crucial role in maintaining a good ambiance in your house. It doesn’t simply provide beautiful appearance but it’s also functional at most times.. (more)

Seattle Kitchen Remodeling: Considering Kitchen Design Issues - You have probably heard of disasters happening during a remodeling project, letting alone a foremost renovation like that of a kitchen..... (more)

Seattle Bathroom Remodeling Considerations - If you are thinking about renovating your bathroom, redecoration and painting probably can come to your mind. These are just a few things that you can do and there are others that you may likely consider... (more)

Hiring a Seattle Contractor for Electrical Repairs and Services - For you to be able to ensure that you get the best possible job done in your home, you should limit your options among contractors that will be able to take the best possible care of your home systems.... (more)

Shoreline Panel Upgrades: Why aren’t you doing One Already? - There was a time when the only dominant and more energy-consuming electrical appliances in the house are the lights, the TV, the refrigerator and the heater for those cold winter nights. Unfortunately, that was... (more)

Tips to Effective West Seattle Landscape Lighting - Having a couple of West Seattle landscape lighting additions installed in your home will have a great effect on the aesthetic appeal of your house, especially during night time.... (more)

West Seattle Energy Conservation - Ceiling Fans and Other Considerations - There is no question that one of the most significant economic issues facing the average West Seattle homeowner is how to cope with the ever-increasing cost of energy.... (more)

Updated Wiring and Electrical Panel Upgrades Can Keep Your Lake City Home Safe and Functional - There are many indicators that a home is in need of electrical update. Frequently blown fuses and tripped breakers are key signs, but so are less obvious hints like flickering lights or appliances that don't run at full power.... (more)

Seattle Bathroom Lighting Considerations - Choosing the best lighting options and fixtures for your Seattle bathroom is an important consideration in planning your bathroom remodeling project. Certain kinds of light, light intensity and light fixtures will be best suited to your needs... (more)

Electrical Generators - Electrical generators are installed in Washington homes in order to produce an entire house with electricity if their main power shuts off. Shortages typically happen during a heavy thunderstorm or during any time of inclement weather.... (more)

Tips When Considering Outdoor Ceiling Fans - While ceiling fans may all look similar, they are not all created the same. You need to consider many aspects of the product before making your selection. Washington outdoor ceiling fans are no different, as there are quite a few considerations to be made before you purchase this type as well, such as the amount of air that is circulated (efficiency), how much noise it makes, and the durability of the finish, the expected lifespan and whether the manufacturer will stand behind the warranty.... (more)

Household Smoke Detectors - They were invented by the Germans during World War II for the purpose of providing protection in their munitions and other factories. Depending on the type you have in your Washington home, generally, they work using one of two technologies. The two technologies that smoke detectors use are photoelectric and ionization.... (more)

Types of Seattle Emergency Electrical Services - Having an Seattle electrical emergency situation at your home or office is never a pleasant experience. Losing power in your home due to a storm, or suddenly having your HVAC system shut off during a hot summer or cold winter would not only be uncomfortable, but also potentially dangerous... (more)

What You Must Know About Outdoor Electrical Outlets - I think one of the first things you must know about outdoor electrical outlets is that after you install one you must install some sort of protective covering... (more)

All About Electricians and The Work They Do - Electrical professionals, like the Luke Electric electricians, are people who are schooled, trained, and skilled to do installation, repair, and maintenance of all electrical systems and components. Their service is highly needed that a lot of people who are looking for a lucrative job career are planning to become electricians... (more)

Capitol Hill Don't Risk Your Safety - Jobs For Electricians Only - Often when there are small problems around the home it is tempting to fix these ourselves rather than pay someone else. Electrical problems are no different, however because of the safety issues surrounding electricity, there are some jobs that are better left to Capitol Hill professional electricians. It is important to contact a qualified Capitol Hill electrician in situations such as these for... (more)

Capitol Hill Electric Contractor Aluminum Wiring Is Dangerous - Ask any Capitol Hill electric contractor about aluminum wiring and chances are they will shudder and start shaking their head; they know just how dangerous it is. In fact, according to the Consumer Product and Safety Commission, electrical wiring that uses aluminum is 55 times more likely to create a fire hazard than wiring that uses copper. Those most at risk are Capitol Hill homes, especially mobile ... (more)

Capitol Hill Upgrading Old House Electrical Systems - If you own an older home and are thinking of upgrading your old Capitol Hill house's electrical system so that your house can become more energy efficient and save you money in the long run, then you may want to get some ideas from other people who have pursued such projects to see what is the best course of action. Every old house is different and you may need to do some custom work to ... (more)

Energy Saving Products - Top 10 Easy Energy Saving Devices - A range of modern energy saving devices now exists for virtually all home appliances and electrical equipment. The more energy efficient products you use the more you will save on your energy bills ... (more)

Benefits of Landscape Lighting - Whether the purpose is to enhance the nighttime appeal of your Seattle home and garden, or add a certain measure of safety and security of your home, landscape lighting is definitely a joy to behold. ... (more)

Whole House Surge Protector - Secures Your Entire Home! - Every Seattle household should be equipped with a whole house surge protector. For the appliances in the home, such a device can cut the level of power supply to an appropriate level. This device works whenever there is an upsurge of power supply into the home's electrical panel. ... (more)


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