Although summer may seem to be a long way off, it is never too early to start preparing your home for the sweltering temperatures that are sure to be a source of discomfort both day and night. You could be thinking that this entails scheduling air conditioning maintenance to make sure that this system will be in working condition, but how about forgoing the AC altogether? An excellent alternative would be hiring an electrician to come and install ceiling fans throughout your residence.
Overloaded circuits are some of the major causes of electrical fires in homes. An electrical overload will occur when you draw too much electricity than what your circuits can safely handle. And this usually happens when you connect too many electrical fixtures or components to a given circuit. An overloaded circuit is dangerous because you may end up with losses resulting from damaged electrical equipment and appliances. What's more, overloading a circuit may result in overheating of the electrical components, which is what often results in electrical fires.