Avoid Fires – Electrical Fire Safety Tips

Avoid Fires – Electrical Fire Safety Tips

A Holiday Reminder from Shockley Electric According to the National Fire Protection Association, temporary wiring and electrical cords are responsible for over 25 percent of electrical system fires each year. Whether it is due to old, faulty wiring or overloading a...
The Hazards of Extension Cords

The Hazards of Extension Cords

Though we use them in our homes and offices frequently, and especially during the holidays, extension cords are surprisingly hazardous. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that about 3,300 residential fires originate with these cords each...
Time to Consider an Emergency Backup Generator?

Time to Consider an Emergency Backup Generator?

With the worst of hurricane Michael passing to our south, it’s still a reminder that an emergency generator should be on your shopping list. Storms like Irma, Nate and Snowmaggedon are still fresh in our minds; now is the time to get prepared before the next...
Why Do I Need a GFCI Outlet?

Why Do I Need a GFCI Outlet?

A GFCI outlet is actually a replacement for a standard electrical outlet. It protects any appliance plugged into it, and can also be wired to protect other outlets that are connected to it. The GFCI outlet is part of a GFCI circuit breaker. The breaker controls an...
4 Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill in East Cobb

4 Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill in East Cobb

Summer is finally in gear, with daytime temperatures reaching into the 90s here in East Cobb and metro Atlanta. And with your AC unit running overtime now through September, you might be looking for ways to lower your power consumption and energy bill. Shockley...

Electrical Panel Replacement in Marietta

When it’s time for electrical panel replacement in Marietta GA, call¬†Shockley. Let Shockley Electric, Marietta’s Best Electrician, replace your old and damaged electrical panel for the safety of your home or business! ¬† Why Electrical Panel Upgrades Are...