Archive for the ‘Electrical’ Category

How Does Indoor Air Quality Affect Your Home?

Indoor Air Quality Let’s clear the air! Learning more about indoor air quality and how you can control pollutants within your home can help reduce your risk of indoor health concerns. Is the quality of your indoor air negatively impacting your family’s health?   Health Effects When you’ve been exposed to pollutants, health effects can

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Celebrating 30 Years of Service

This is a special month for Burton AC, Heating, Plumbing and More. We’re celebrating our 30th anniversary in business. We’ve served Omaha and the surrounding communities for three decades. Maybe you’ve seen our billboards or heard the jingle – “If Your Plumbing’s Hurtin’ Just Call Burton.” Perhaps you’ve made updates to your home, or maybe

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Should I Replace My Fuse Box?

We know that, to many, a fuse box sounds like something from the stone age…even if you still have one. But you know the old saying: “Don’t fix what ain’t broken.”  It’s a rule of thumb at best and, like any other, there are lots of exceptions…fuse box replacement being one of them. Fuse boxes

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The Advantages of Under Cabinet Lighting

There are times when something is fine as is yet enhanced with a little something extra. Like that little black dress. Perfect on its own, but better with a great pair of shoes and a complementary purse. How about a basket of chips? Not too shabby alone, but often better with a tasty dip. Well,

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Should I Replace My Electrical Outlet?

Every home needs some TLC to help keep it in tip top shape, especially older homes. In fact, unless you keep up with the big and small upgrades and repairs, the task can become downright daunting. While many home improvements are purely cosmetic, many more are not. That’s especially true of home electrical fixtures and

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Silent Signs of an Electrical Problem

The spark from an electrical outlet, the sudden hush of electronics and appliances, or the dim of a bathroom light as you turn on the blow dryer all provide clues that you may have an electrical wiring issue. But not all clues are that obvious. Hot Outlets – It’s common for appliances to generate heat

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Tips for Home Security Lighting

If you’re looking to beef up home security, one of the most practical, relatively inexpensive, and most stylish methods is lighting. The right outdoor lighting not only will provide a flash of ambiance but can help prevent accidents and deter crime. To help you get the most from security lighting, here are 5 important things

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A Guide to Landscape Lighting

One way to achieve greater home security is with landscape lighting.  It’s available in many forms, including front yard lamp posts, miniature can lights embedded in shrubbery and flower beds, or even solar or LED pathway lights. The point of landscape lighting is to help illuminate your yard and home so you can monitor the

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Electrical Safety Tips for Summer

The warm weather months are a time to let loose and have fun. After all, who can resist a hot sunny day lounging by the pool, listening to music on the patio, or maybe even trimming your hedges with an electric trimmer. (Hey, some people really do like yard work!) Whatever it is that floats

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What Does an Electrician Do

How are you at pop quizzes? Ready to try one now? Great! Open a Word Doc on your computer or grab a pad of paper and pen and, in 60 seconds, jot down every service you can think of that an electrician routinely performs. We’ll sit back and wait while you complete your assignment… Okay,

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