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When to Prepare Your HVAC System for Fall

Posted On: September 22, 2020

When the first cool day arrives in Maryland or the DC area, the last thing you want as a homeowner is to turn on your HVAC system and realize that it is not working properly. Not only will this leave your home cold and uncomfortable, but you may have an extended wait for an HVAC…

10 Reasons Why You Need Whole-Home Surge Protection

Posted On: August 26, 2020

With so many parts of our daily lives dependent on electricity, from refrigerators and HVAC systems to phones, computers, and televisions, it is crucial that such devices be protected from damage. One of the most dangerous threats to any home electrical system is power surges, and while that may immediately conjure images of lightning strikes,…

Why Is My Light Bulb Buzzing?

Posted On: March 31, 2020

When you flip on a light switch, you expect the room to illuminate, but you don’t want a buzzing sound to go with it. Besides being annoying, a buzzing light bulb could indicate a problem with your electrical system. While you may be able to troubleshoot some issues, others require professional repair. Common Causes of…

Is a Generator a Tax Write-Off?

Posted On: February 12, 2020

Maryland and the DMV area are not immune to power outages, with storms, accidents, and maintenance problems causing blackouts that may last anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours, if not longer. A backup or standby generator can be a great way to protect your home from long-term outages, powering a few essential…

Winter Electrical Safety Tips

Posted On: November 26, 2019

Compared to all the other seasons, winter may be the most dangerous — carbon monoxide harms more people during winter, and there are more deadly and destructive house fires during the coldest months of the year. To help keep you and your family safe, Jaffe Electric has put together some winter electrical safety tips to…

Benefits of Having a Backup Generator

Posted On: April 30, 2018

After a major storm, generator sales go up all around the country. Does that mean people are just buying them for peace of mind? The benefits of owning a backup generator are actually very tangible. It’s the only way you can stay put in your home while enjoying something close to normal life during a…

How Many Lights Should Be on A Circuit?

Posted On: March 29, 2018

There are a number of factors that go into determining how many lights should be on a circuit. That’s why it’s so important to work with a highly-trained professional to help you install, maintain, and repair the circuit breaker in your home. A light fixture will indicate the maximum wattage that specific fixture was designed…

Common Home Electrical Code Requirements

Posted On: January 30, 2018

Keeping up with your home’s electrical code can be a full-time job, so homeowners are not expected to know the requirements like the back of their hand. That’s what electricians are for. If you’ve done some DIY projects or bought an existing home, it’s a good idea to make sure all the important home electrical…

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When to Prepare Your HVAC System for Fall

When the first cool day arrives in Maryland or the DC area, the last thing you want as a homeowner is to turn on your...