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Contractor Nightmares – A Complete Guide

April 13th, 2016
The truth is that remodelling projects rarely go the way we want them to – and hardly ever do it on our exact schedule, budget, and manner.  If everything always came up ‘roses’, would we have the need for shows like Spike’s ‘Catch A…

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Swartz Electric Awarded the 2016 Best of Business Award

April 6th, 2016
Swartz Electric receives the Best of Business Award for 2016! See the article below from PRLog.com:

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Workspace Lighting Levels

March 23rd, 2016
Just looking at that picture of a fluorescent fixture makes my eyes hurt – no joke!  It’s really bright, almost painfully so, especially when presented on an illuminated screen.  This little problem is known as over-illumination, or too…

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The Homeowner’s Guide to Power Outages

March 9th, 2016
While you may not be personally familiar with it, there are regions of America that experience regular power outages or ‘temporary voltage reductions’, aka brownouts.  These circumstances are especially dangerous because of their…

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Adventures in Electrical Blog Writing

March 2nd, 2016
April 29th, 2014That was my first ‘official’ blog posting here on SwartzElectric.biz, ever.Let me tell you something – writing is hard.  Creative, interesting, educative writing is even harder.  There are literally a thousand resources…

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Electrical Safety in 2016

February 24th, 2016
As we look forwards to the coming year, we here at Swartz Electric would like to remind you to be safe, protect yourself from dangerous or hazardous circumstances, and take care of your family, pets and possessions.  Safety should always be…

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Frequent Winter Service Calls

February 17th, 2016
One thing I have learned through my time here at Swartz Electric is that each season brings with it different electrical concerns.  Our customers experience different kinds of problems throughout the years, but in the winter we usually face…

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Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter – GFCI – Fundamentals

February 10th, 2016
One of the frequent problems our customers encounter is with a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter – or GFCI – circuit which has either stopped working, won’t reset, or tripped itself without their knowledge.  Beginning in 1971, the NEC…

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