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Electrical Safety Tips Every Nassau County Resident Should Know

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As our lives become increasingly intertwined with technology, our homes are filled with more electrical devices than ever before. This reliance on electricity, while convenient, also increases the potential for electrical hazards. To counter this, it’s crucial to understand and practice electrical safety measures. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some key electrical safety tips […]

Why Do Circuit Breakers Trip?

The Role of a Circuit Breaker Hello there, electrical enthusiasts! This is the friendly team at Haines Electric in Nassau County. We’re here to shed some light on a common household mystery: why do circuit breakers trip and, more importantly, what should you do if yours is persistently tripping? A circuit breaker is a vital […]

Get To Know: Surge Protectors

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In today’s digital age, our homes and businesses are filled with valuable electronic devices that we rely on daily. From smartphones and laptops to appliances and entertainment systems, these devices are susceptible to damage from power surges. That’s where surge protectors come in.  In this edition of “Get To Know”, we will explore the importance of […]

Get To Know: Ceiling Fans

Ceiling fans are a popular home appliance choice for many homeowners. Not only do they add style to a room but they also offer energy-saving and functional benefits. Ceiling fans help circulate cool air during summers and push warm air down during winters. They also transform a room’s ambiance by providing ample lighting. In this […]

Whole-Home Generator Buyer’s Guide: Cost, Sizing, and Installation

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When it comes to ensuring your home (and business too!) is always powered, even during unexpected outages, a “whole-home” or Standby generator can be a game-changer. As your trusted electrician, Haines Electric is here to guide you through the process of buying and installing a whole-home generator. Let’s walk you through the key factors you […]

Get To Know: Whole Home (Standby) Generators

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Does the thought of a power outage leave you feeling powerless? It’s time to take control with a home generator. This comprehensive guide will help you understand home generators, their benefits, and how they can be a life-saver during power outages or emergencies.  Let’s start with the basics. What is a Home Generator? A home […]

Ceiling Fan Buyers Guide: Cost, Sizing & Installation

Ceiling fans are a stylish and functional addition to any home, providing energy-efficient temperature control and enhanced comfort. Check out our comprehensive guide for those looking to purchase a ceiling fan, covering essential factors to consider and even some unique and lesser-known information about ceiling fans. Let’s get started! Ceiling Fan Cost Considerations The cost […]

Get To Know: Light Switches

Light switches are an essential part of our daily lives giving us the ability to control lighting in our homes and workplaces. In this edition of “Get To Know” will explore the world of light switches, from their basic components and operation to potential issues that aging switches might present. We’ll also delve into some […]

Get To Know: GFCI Outlets

Closeup of hand resetting tripped GFI electricity receptacle. Residential ground fault interrupter electric socket plug and wall plate.

Are you aware of the importance of GFCI outlets in your home or office? If not, then it’s time to get acquainted with these electrical safety devices. GFCI outlets are an important part of any home or commercial building’s electrical system and can help protect against electric shock and electrocution. At Haines Electric, we understand […]