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5 Common DIY Electrical Mistakes

When it comes to DIY projects in your home, mistakes are bound to happen. But with electricity, even little mistakes can be dangerous. Here are five of the most common DIY electrical mistakes and what you can do to avoid ...

  • Person in blue jeans with a rake standing behind a pile of leaves - raking leaves is one electrical safety tips.

Speck’s Fall Electrical Safety Tips

As the season begins to change, you’re going to depend on more electrical devices and appliances. To ensure your home and family remain safe, here are our fall electrical safety tips! Sweep up Dry Leaves Falling leaves are one of ...

  • A dead light bulb sitting on a white table with a white wall behind it.

Light Bulbs Keep Burning Out? Here’s Why

Got light bulbs that keep burning out? Not only is it frustrating, but it can also indicate a potential fire hazard. To help keep you safe (and sane), here are some causes and solutions to why your light bulbs keep ...

  • Person in front of a blurry house, holding their phone horizontally with a smart home and all the applications it's connected to hovering above it.

Speck Family’s Smart Home Guide for Beginners

Smart homes are getting smarter, more efficient, and more convenient every year. But if you’re wondering what a smart home is and how you get your home to be one, don’t worry, Speck Family Electric is here to help. Here’s ...

  • An outdoor home lighting lantern illuminating a dirt pathway.

5 Tips for Safe Outdoor Home Lighting

When it comes to outdoor home lighting, there are some tricks to getting it right. Done properly, and it can both look beautiful and keep your home and family safe. Done improperly, and it can not only be an eyesore ...

  • An electrician doing an electrical panel upgrade

Signs it’s Time for an Electrical Panel Upgrade

Your electrical panel controls all the electricity in your home. It’s the switchboard for you to control your home’s power, but it also functions to keep your home safe and your electrical system running efficiently. So, how do you know ...

  • Kid sticking his finger in an outlet, a bad example of electrical safety.

How to Teach Kids About Electrical Safety

Electricity is an amazing tool but can become dangerous when used incorrectly. As adults, we know better than to stick our fingers into an outlet, but curious kids…not so much. At Speck Family Electric, we want to help keep your ...

  • A man using a candle during a black out, something he kept for his power outage preparedness.

Steps Towards Power Outage Preparedness

Power outages are unpredictable. And after recently watching blackouts occur all across the country, being prepared is something we at Speck Family Electric want all our Tennessee homeowners to be. Here are a few steps you can take towards power ...

  • Qualified electrician installing hanging ceiling lights.

Things Every Qualified Electrician Wants You to Know

When you're in trouble, a qualified electrician will always be around to help you out...but there are a few things they wish you knew. To make your life easier and safer, here’s our list of a few things every qualified ...

  • Speck Family electrician making sure carbon monoxide detector is installed on ceiling properly.

6 Questions You May Have About Carbon Monoxide

In case you didn’t know, January is Carbon Monoxide Safety Awareness month. Being aware of this poisonous, colorless, and scentless gas is crucial for the health and safety of you and your family. We’ve got a rundown of the six ...

  • Close up of a Christmas tree with red and gold ornaments, taking into considerations tips about avoiding electrical hazards this holiday season.

Common Holiday Electrical Hazards to Avoid

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – time to get those holiday decorations out and go to town decorating! There's lots to be excited about, but don’t get so excited you forget about potential electrical hazards that are ...

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