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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…

Maintaining Landscape Lighting in Winter

Posted On: January 20, 2018

Wintertime is here. With the dropping temperatures you are probably spending more of your time inside and perhaps you have forgotten about your outdoor lighting. Even though your landscape lighting is made to survive the elements, don’t neglect it this winter. Be sure to maintain your landscape lighting this winter by following these helpful tips!…

How to Troubleshoot a Circuit Breaker

Posted On: January 15, 2018

Circuit breakers are essential to managing and controlling the power flow of your home or business. Some issues can be resolved with a quick troubleshoot of your breaker but it is important to recognize when you should have a professional electrician evaluate the condition of your circuit breaker. Some common circuit breaker problems are: It…

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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...