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Electrical Safety During Inclement Weather

While a quick thunderstorm or bout of heavy winds is typically nothing to be concerned about, we are beginning to see more extreme weather conditions move their way across the globe. Texas saw a snowstorm last February that took the lives of nearly 250 citizens. Wildfires swept across Australia in 2020 and tore through more …

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Why Should You Have An Electrical Inspection Done At Your Business?

Electricity is one of those things running in the background that we don’t really think about until something happens, such as a breakdown, a circuit that keeps tripping, or, worst-case scenario, a full-blown electrical catastrophe.  It goes without saying that every business will need to make use of commercial electrical services to keep the lights …

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How To Teach Your Employees Electrical Safety

Electrocution remains one of the most common causes of death in workplaces in the U.S. Companies need to ensure that their employees know how to protect themselves. Electrical safety aims to prevent anyone or any pet from injuries in the workplace. At Lakeview Electric, we help you understand how to teach your employees about electrical …

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How To Teach Your Family About Electrical Safety

Electricity is undoubtedly an invaluable tool; however, it is also a hazardous form of energy that we should all treat with an element of caution, making electrical safety-critical information. And like all important information in our lives, we want to share it with our family. We at Lakeview Electric have some tips to help you …

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The Difference Between 2 and 3 Pronged Plugs

Lakeview Electric has over 30 years of experience in the Northern Nevada area, which means we’ve worked with a lot of different clients, as well as many of the same clients again and again. During this time we’ve been asked many questions, especially about residential electrical systems, including wanting to know the difference between a …

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Why You Need Commercial Electricians for Your Specialized Tools

We get it…times are tough, and it might be tempting to DIY a fix when your equipment breaks down. I mean, you do lots of electrical fixes at home, so why not attempt a repair in your commercial space? You’re not alone in this dilemma. The rising cost of equipment downtime is eating into profits …

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EV Charging Checklist—Setting Up an At-Home EV Charging Station

With a 75% year-over-year increase in sales, electric vehicles are quickly becoming a common sight on both the market and on the road. California, in particular, has taken to these low-emission rides, selling upwards of 150,000 in 2018—only a short year after the sleek Tesla Model 3 was released. As electric vehicles are being woven …

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The Science of Blown Light Bulbs (And How to Stop It)

If you’ve ever turned on a light to have it dramatically bust to pieces, you’ve learned that Snap, Crackle, and Pop are more than just cereal mascots—they’re the sound of bulbs breaking seemingly at random. Replacing a burnt-out bulb is a pain, but dealing with an explosion can be frightening when unexpected. Whether it’s a …

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