Online Customer Support/Service : +1-717-696-6426   Help Center   Contact Us
   Tour  

Power Tools to Improve Your Services

If you work in the electrical field, there are a number of power tools you will need to perform your services. It’s a good idea to invest in high-grade tools so you can do quality work more efficiently, resulting in savings that you can pass on to your customer. USESI has a variety of power tools that can help you deliver great results, no matter what services you are looking to provide. Hand Power Tools Handheld tools are operated without power or electricity. Here are some essential handheld tools that every electrician should have in their toolbox. Pliers: Pliers are

Read more

Electrical Wiring Colors and What They Mean

Anyone who has looked inside an electrical box should know that various wires have a different electrical wiring color. These colors indicate what each wire is used for and, if you are doing any type of electrical work, you should be familiar with what they mean. Using the wrong color wire can result in a dangerous situation. Read on to find out what you need to know about different electrical wiring color. Different Electrical Wiring Colors Black Wire: It is  ideal for hot wires and switch legs, not as a neutral or ground connection. It also feeds a switch or

Read more

How To Choose Electrical Supplies

If you work in the electrical field or are an at home do-it yourselfer, buying electrical supplies can be a big part of your life. There are many things to consider when you are buying electrical supplies, including cost, quality and efficiency. Here are some things to think about the next time you are buying electrical supplies for your next work or at-home project. Types of Electrical Supplies There are various types of electrical supplies. These can include electrical appliances, the components used in electrical appliances and the tools needed to create and repair anything that uses electricity. They can

Read more

Electric Shock Treatments That Everyone Should Know

It’s very important for your customers to know how to treat electric shocks. Electrical hazards cause nearly 4,000 injuries and more than 300 deaths in the U.S. workplace each year. Because electric shocks are so common, familiarity with appropriate treatment is vital. You know this information, but by reviewing it with your customers, you certify your authority, the quality of your work, and emphasize the importance of taking care around electricity. Following are some of the key talking points you can cover with your customers. Sources of Shock Low voltage electricity – 500 watts or less – typically won’t cause

Read more

Common Electrical Wiring Questions

Whether you are a skilled electrician or an at home do it yourselfer, it is not unusual for you to have some common electrical wiring questions. These may come up in reference to a rewiring job you are doing or you may wonder if wiring is to blame if there are issues with the electrical equipment in your home. Whatever the case may be, here are some common electrical wiring questions and answers. Common Electrical Wiring Questions:    What do I need to know about appliance wiring? This is a common electrical wiring question since homeowners often encounter an issue

Read more

How to Choose the Right Electrician

It is important to know what to look for when you need electrical work done around the house and are trying to choose the right electrician. There are many factors that are involved and it’s a good idea to know what to consider when trying to find a qualified candidate. Read on to find out what you should look for when choosing the right electrician. Finding the Right Electrician for your Property Needs License and Insurance The first and most important thing you want to make sure of when you are trying to find the right electrician is that they

Read more

Understanding the US Electrical Power Grid System

We don’t often think about the power coming into our home unless we experience an interruption in service. However, it is a good idea to have a grasp on this process, which can otherwise be referred to as the U.S. electric power grid system. Through this system, electrical power travels from a power plant to your house through a system called the power distribution grid. This article will explain what the grid is, how it works, some history of the grid and future updates planned. What Is A Power Grid System? The electrical grid is defined as the electrical power

Read more

How To Save Electricity by Using Energy Efficient Equipment

Saving electricity is a great way of reducing the energy bills for a consumer while preventing global degradation. The homeowners and businesses should start by looking at how they are using energy around the house or office by executing measures that help reduce wastage and consumption, such as using energy efficient equipment. So, what are some ways to save on electricity? Saving electricity at home or office requires a holistic approach that includes installing energy efficient equipment and changing daily habits of how everyone uses the appliances. It may require doing a few simple things in combination with other intense

Read more

Why You Need A Whole House Surge Protector

Is a whole house surge protector necessary? How does it work and what can it do in protecting your house? This article will take a look at the functions of a whole house surge protector, how it works and whether or not it’s an important component in keeping your house safe from electrical hazards. How Does a Whole House Surge Protector Work? Whole house surge protectors work by allowing only the electricity you need in your house inside, and nothing more. It keeps out over-voltages and, therefore, protects your devices from surges. Whole house surge protectors are usually wired to

Read more