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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 […]

Is Your Home’s Electrical Panel Safe?

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The electrical system within a home is a complex and vital network that functions like the circulatory system in the human body. It is comprised of intricate circuitry and wires that work together to deliver electricity throughout the residence, much like veins and arteries in the body transport blood to vital organs and limbs. In […]

5 Most Common Home Electrical Problems

Common Home Electrical Issues – Take Them Seriously Are you a homeowner who is experiencing electrical issues in their home? If so, you’re not alone. Home electrical problems are among the most common household headaches, yet they are also the one of the least understood. Many homeowners lack an understanding of electricity and may be […]

Hot or Warm Outlets: Everything You Need to Know

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What Are The Dangers Of Burnt and Hot Or Warm Outlets? We would like to start off by saying it is essential that extreme caution is exercised when opening up any wall plates containing live electricity. This should always be handled by a professional. Be sure to turn your outlets off at the breaker box especially if […]