If you’re a homeowner in Jacksonville, you’ve probably witnessed firsthand how extreme weather can affect your home. Whether it’s summer heat waves that reach 100 degrees and cause your energy bill to skyrocket, or serve storms that bring damaging winds and flash floods, extreme weather can be very costly. Unfortunately, extreme weather can also affect…

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Jacksonville’s trusted electric company has expanded their services! You can now call Thompson for your HVAC service and repair! We have combined these services to make your experience with us easy and seamless, and to provide you with more quality services. Our HVAC team is qualified to provide a wide range of services for all…

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As simple as turning on a light can be, it is good to know the different types of light bulbs that are available to you, and which ones are the best for your home or office. Below labels out the different types of lightbulbs you can purchase, and what the benefits are for each bulb…

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Basics of Electrical Power at Home When owning a home, it’s important to understand how your electricity works, so you know what to do incase something goes wrong. Learning how your electricity works can be daunting for some, so we have provided the basics you can understand how electricity powers your home.   To start,…

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Smart Plugs For Home Automation A smart plug is a plug that you insert into your typical wall outlet and is controlled with a smart phone or app. The device that is plugged into the smart plug (that is plugged into the wall) can be controlled remotely from your phone, even when you’re not home.…

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While flickering lights can be cool for aesthetics or creating a spooky atmosphere for Halloween, lights in your home should not be flickering consistently. It is normal for your home to have a little bit of light fluctuation, but if it becomes constant, it may be time to contact an electrician. Below are some possible…

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Electricity is something we often take for granted. Power is so integrated into our lives, we tend to not notice how much we rely on it. There’s almost no time point during the day that electricity isn’t being used. Let’s take a moment to go through what a day without electricity would be like, and…

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Do you know the difference between a circuit breaker and a safety switch? Most people don’t know the differences, or think they do the same thing. While these devices are very important for your home, they both handle different aspects of safety. Today’s blog is written to help educate consumers on what they’re getting into when…

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As hard as it may be to believe, lighting has a big effect on us. Since the majority of people spend the bulk of their day inside an office, it makes sense that the quality of lighting in the office is important. The right lighting is determined by many factors including natural light and variations…

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With concerns for the environment and a growing population, technological advancements in trying to find alternative ways to power the world is powering up. Learn about new technology, and the future of the modern utility that powers the world. Flexible Thermoelectric Generators A flexible thermoelectric generator is a small device that can convert heat into…

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