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Craigslist Horror Stories

It takes a lot of time and skill to be a licensed electrician at Thompson Electric and very little to pretend to be a licensed electrician on Craigslist. Many people...

Safeways to Connect a Portable Generator

Living in Jacksonville Florida, it’s important to know what to do in case of emergencies – especially when it has to do with electrical. Do you need a generator? Which...

FPE Panel Dangers

FPE panels were America's go-to circuit panels during the 1980s and many can still be found today. However, the dangers surrounding these panels may not be as well known. At...

What You Can Find in an Electricians Tool Belt

Every trade has it's tools to get the job done. Electricians are no different. They even have special tools specifically invented to help with safety and tight spaces they can't...

Hurricane Preparedness and Electrical Repair

Our Jacksonville-based commercial and residential electrical company is weathered in hurricane preparedness and ready to help you prep for the storm, or clean up after it. The past few years,...

Technological Advancements that Could Power the Future

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...

The Benefits of Good Lighting in an Office Space

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...

Circuit Breaker and Safety Switch – What’s the Difference?

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...

A Day Without Power

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...