Mr. Electric Blog

Addicted to your Whole House Surge Protector?

Minor power surges happen in milliseconds and can easily ruin many of today’s delicate electronics. Is your home protected with a whole house surge protector?

Why do I need a whole house surge protector?

Today’s homes and families consume a great deal of power due to the...Read more

On average, over 350,000 home fires take place every year, claiming thousands of lives. How are your smoke detectors functioning? Don't make these mistakes with your smoke detectors:

Did you know there could be unknown home safety issues lurking in your presumed safe haven? Your home’s age, installation issues, wear and tear, and overlooking safety devices could put you at risk.

Does your home have any of the following home safety issues?

Are you living on the edge when it comes to fire safety in your home? You need more than a keen eye and a sharp nose to act quickly and avoid a Three Stooges re-enactment in the event of a fire in your home. With the help of smoke detectors, you can avoid any unnecessary antics, reduce...Read more

5 TV Moms who Helped Empower Women

MOM.  Can you even think of another word that has the power to invoke more emotion, passion, respect and admiration?  Moms seem to have a special power – a superwoman power of sort.  Who else can do the job of a CEO, housekeeper, cook, psychologist, janitor and taxi driver all in one day? Maya...Read more

By Kellie Pearson

Pack away sweaters and scarfs and break out the floaties and flip flops – summer is here! Whether your ideal seasonal activity is tanning poolside or spiking a volleyball along a sandy seashore, there’s no doubt summertime offers a lot of fun.  However, it can present...Read more

Some winters pass quietly, others live in infamy. As one of the latter, this winter many of you may have had to resort to a “by any means necessary” approach to staying warm. Hopefully you had carbon monoxide detectors in your home to help you make it through safely. Manage without them? You...Read more

Electrical Safety Month

According to The Electrical Safety Foundation International, electrical incidents cause 43,900 home fires, 438 deaths, 1,430 injuries and result in $1.47 billion in property damage each year. May is National Electrical Safety Month and helps promote safety...Read more

Spring is approaching and many families are feeling the fatigue of winter’s hardships. What better time to travel than now? Many families are just trying to get away from the cold. Booking a trip can be exciting, but have you ever arrived at your destination and said “where am I supposed to plug...Read more

Buildings all over the world are undergoing solar powered facelifts in the name of going green. They harness the sun’s rays and convert them into energy, lessening carbon footprints and taking steps toward sustainability. We’ve found five buildings that soak up the sun to generate electricity....Read more