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Benefits of Smart Controls in Your Home

by Hickerson Brothers on March 2, 2018

Ever wonder if automating your home via smart controls is worth the initial costs and installation?  Believe it or not, the benefits are more than just turning off the lights from your couch. In fact, there are several advantages of having smart controls, ranging from energy efficiency to added safety. Hickerson Brothers has gladly detailed […]

electrical safety inspection

6 Reasons to Get an Electrical Safety Inspection

by Hickerson Brothers on March 3, 2017

Protect Your Family & Your Home’s Integrity When you want a relaxing evening after a long day at the office, or when you want to throw a party for your closest friends and family  members, we hope that you’re able to look to your home as a place of safety, comfort, and peace of mind. If you’ve […]

5 Electrical Danger Warning Signs

by Hickerson Brothers on August 12, 2016

Electrical wiring presents two major dangers: shocks and fires.  The quality of the installation (while very important) won’t matter if you ignore the warnings your home gives you.  Your home needs regular maintenance and a careful eye to watch for growing dangers.  The signs of wear or damage are usually pretty clear and can have […]

Do you need to upgrade to a circuit breaker from a fusebox?

Circuit Breaker or Fuse Box?

by Hickerson Brothers on April 2, 2016

Most homes use a modern electrical panel with resettable circuit breakers.  There is a chance that your home still uses an older-style fuse box.  So the question is, are these boxes outdated and should you spend the money to upgrade to a modern circuit breaker? The Differences Circuit breakers and fuse boxes both serve the […]

elements of a basic electrical circuit

How a Basic Circuit Works

by Hickerson Brothers on March 10, 2016

Electricity is everywhere! It runs our cars, our homes, and the phones in our pockets.  Whether you’re looking at the massive power grids distributed across the US, or the tiny circuits embedded in a children’s toy, the basic principles of an electrical device remain the same.  So let’s stop to look at this cornerstone of […]