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5 Christmas Gifts for Your Electrical System

by Hickerson Brothers on December 22, 2017

With Christmas shifting us into a time of giving, it’s time to make a gift list for the friends and family you want to honor. When making your list, be sure to check it twice to see if you included one of your best friends – your electrical system! Your electrical system could always use some appreciation for its hard work. Since its sole focus is to provide power and electricity to a home, why not give back a little? Buying certain gifts for your electrical system can benefit both you and your home. The experts at Hickerson Brothers have chosen a smart selection of electrical gadgets and equipment that will help your system use less energy.

Below are five great “gifts” that are sure to please your electrical system – and your household!

LED Lighting

  • LED lighting offers both affordable lighting and modern illumination.
  • Replacing old, incandescent light bulbs with Energy Star certified LEDs saves immensely on energy usage, with some LEDs using 80% less energy.
  • LEDs also last a lot longer, with lifespans up to 20 years or more.
  • Additionally, LEDs have more durability, and can survive easily in cold and wet weather conditions.
  • The versatility of an LED makes it a great bulb for standard lighting in kitchens, bedrooms, and bathrooms. LEDs are also great for indoor and outdoor holiday lights.

GFCI Outlets

  • Gift your electrical system some added safety with GFCI outlets.
  • GFCI outlets are designed to limit and protect you and your home from electrical shock.
  • GFCI outlets keep your home safer, and offer peace of mind – especially if you have young children in your home.
  • This added electrical protection also prevents appliances and other electrical equipment from breaking due to power surges, as the GFCI will stop the current.

Smart Controls

  • Smart controls are universal gadgets that allow you to access your electrical system from anywhere. They offer endless options for updates and customization.
  • Smart, programmable thermostats allow you to control your home’s temperature from the comfort of your smartphone, and can set temperature schedules to conserve energy and optimize comfort.
  • Garage hubs enable you to open and close your garage door with ease, giving you full access from your phone or computer.
  • Smart bulbs enhance convenience with their ability to turn on and off from your phone or hub.
  • Having a smart control gadget allows you use your electrical system wherever you might be – on the couch or on vacation!

Backup Generator

  • A backup generator is like life insurance for an electrical system.
  • When there is a power outage and your electrical system goes out, a backup generator ensures you have continuous power.
  • Backup generators feed your home electricity when you need it most, and keep your household safe and secure until the power is restored.
  • Gifting your electrical system with a backup generator not only acts as a second source of power, it offers peace of mind during electrical storms.

Electrical Maintenance and Inspection

  • Above all, maintaining your electrical system is important.
  • Annual electrical maintenance ensures your system is working a peak performance, and any issues are diagnosed and remedied before they can cause expensive damage.
  • Hickerson Brothers offers affordable electrical system maintenance services that will prolong and enhance the capabilities of your electrical system.

Treat your electrical system with these smart gifts this Christmas – and benefit from them for years to come. If your electrical system is in need of repairs, installation, or maintenance, contact Hickerson Brothers today! For over 35 years, we have been the premier electrical company in Catlett, and offer affordable lighting, GFCI, and smart control services for our area neighbors. Contact us at 703-594-3913 to schedule an appointment and meet your jolly electricians. Merry Christmas from Hickerson Brothers!