Know Your Own Power
DIY is empowering. We’re all for it – except when an individual attempts a dangerous task. It is why in Ohio, electricians are one of the few trades required to be licensed … we are trained and tested to make sure a home, office or other structure is safe.
These articles are intended to help individuals know the limits of their DIY powers – and when to seek professional help. More power to you!
Like people, houses age, and like with people, old electrical wiring can deteriorate and become “worn out” Old electrical wiring can cause dangerous situations within the walls which cannot be seen. For example, the insulation around the wires sometimes wears out due to excessive heat caused by overloaded circuits or household pests, like mice, which can damage this protective outer …