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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home and Office – Part 3; Outlets and Inspections

Another way to make sure you are using electricity safely is by checking your outlets. Electrical outlets should never be used if they are cracked or broken. If the wires connected to the outlet are loose, it can cause a … Continue reading


Hiring the Right Electrician

A couple of months ago, I told a story here about a friend who was changing the light switch and electrical outlet in his bathroom and got a 120-volt reminder that he wasn’t a qualified electrician. He didn’t get hurt … Continue reading


Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home and Office – Part 2; Cords and Extension Cords

Cords NOT Wires One of the easiest things you can do is check your appliances, lamps and other electrically powered items for frayed cords (with exposed wires). No electrical devices should have any visible metal wire showing. Bare wire (any … Continue reading


Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home and Office – Part 1; Power Strips and Surge Protectors

Everyone in your home uses electricity in some way or another. And, of course, just about every office, factory, warehouse and business depends on it for most aspects of operation. It’s pretty standard stuff.. Appliances plug into sockets, lights are … Continue reading


Hiring the Right Plumber for Your Needs – Part 3; Inspection

When you think you have found the right plumber, if this is not an emergency situation, this is a great time to offer up an opportunity for onsite inspection. Simply invite them to your home to inspect the plumbing issue … Continue reading


Hiring the Right Plumber for Your Needs – Part 2; Selection

If you’re looking for a good plumber to hire for any job – whether it be in your home, office or other – you should first have an idea of what is causing your plumbing problem. Note: This is where … Continue reading


Hiring the Right Plumber for Your Needs – Part 1; Searching

Finding a great plumber is not always as easy as most people think. If you browse the phone book, you might see pages and pages of plumbers and plumbing companies. But at that point, it’s a guessing game as to … Continue reading


Paint of the Future

At Robertson Electric, one of the things we focus on is green technology. We want to help you keep your energy expenses in check by helping you reduce energy usage, and in the meantime do some environmental good. It’s kind … Continue reading