Scherer Electric Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Depew’

Do I Need GFCI Outlets for My House?

Monday, August 15th, 2022
GFCI outlet

If you’re asking this question, it probably means that you know what GFCI outlets look like and you know your home doesn’t have them.

The simple answer to the question is “yes.” You don’t need these outlets in every room (in fact, we don’t recommend that), but they are important safety devices to have in some key rooms such as the kitchen and bathrooms.

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Outdated Wiring Systems We Recommend Changing

Monday, July 18th, 2022
electric-house-rewire

We offer many important services to upgrade the electrical systems of homes throughout Western New York. Since the area has so many vintage homes, there’s a large number of houses with wiring decades out of date. Not only do these antiquated wiring systems have trouble handling modern electrical loads, they can create fire hazards.

If you have a home built before 1980, we recommend contacting our electricians to inspect your house and see if you need electrical wiring and rewiring in Depew, NY

There are two specific cases of outdated wiring common in New York that we recommend fully upgrading: aluminum wiring and knob-and-tube wiring.

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