Tips & Tricks

Speck Family Electric company here in Sparta, TN is offering homeowners tips and tricks for your electric needs.

  • A home in Tennessee with beautiful exterior lighting.

How to Improve Your Home with Exterior Lighting

Looking to give your home and yard a boost? Here are some ways you can improve your space with exterior lighting. Don’t be a One-Lighting Type of House With exterior lighting, the goal is to illuminate the best features of ...

  • A chrome ceiling fan in a white room in Tennessee.

What Factors Should I Consider When Buying a Ceiling Fan?

How do you choose the perfect ceiling fan for your home? There are countless options and factors to think about. Speck Family Electric is ready to help you out – here are our suggestions of the most important things to ...

  • Someone who is hiring an electrician to do work on their home's electrical wiring.

Important Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Electrician

Hiring an electrician? Before you hire anyone, there are some questions you need to ask to ensure you find the right person for the job. Read on to learn the six questions you need to ask an electrician before hiring. ...

  • A person putting a cover on their outlet to babyproof their home's electrical system.

5 Key Ways to Babyproof Your Home’s Electrical System

Got a baby that’s becoming mobile? This exciting time comes with a set of new responsibilities: babyproofing your home. When you’re taking on this task, don’t forget about your electrical system! Here are a few ways to babyproof your home’s ...

  • A woman changing out a lightbulb in a hanging light fixture - a task for spring cleaning.

Essential Electrical Safety Tasks for the Spring Cleaning Season

It’s time to spring into electrical safety! When spring cleaning your home, don’t forget to take care of your electrical system as well. Here are some tasks to add to your cleaning list to ensure your home is in tip-top ...

  • An anonymous person working on electrical repairs in their home.

Dangerous Electrical Repairs You Shouldn’t Do Yourself

Even if you’re a handy DIY-er, some electrical repairs should be left off your list. Let’s go over the dangerous repairs that you should avoid unless you’re a trained professional. Why Should You Avoid These Repairs? Some DIY projects are ...

  • A woman managing her smart home devices from her smart phone.

Smart Home Devices You Need in Your Home

Want to set up a smart home but not sure where to start? Here are our top smart home devices you need in your home to make your life less complicated and more secure. Smart Assistant Welcome to the future ...

  • Multiple plugs plugged into one outlet - an example of a home electrical hazard.

Home Electrical Hazards You Need to be Aware of

Learning what home electrical hazards to look for is one of the best ways to help prevent an electrical accident from happening. Here are some common electrical hazards you need to be aware of and how you can remove these ...

  • An anonymous electrician rewiring a home.

Think Your House Needs Rewiring? Look Out for These Signs

Electrical wiring in homes can become compromised over time, putting both your property and family at risk. Despite wires themselves being hidden, there are some noticeable signs your home is in need of rewiring. Let’s go over those signs. Your ...

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