MW Electric, LLC

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Lightbulb break off in the socket?

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 9:05 AM

First- turn the switch off. Then cut a potato or an apple in half, stick it on the broken glass in the socket, and turn.

I served in the military - can I get a discount?

Posted on November 19, 2012 at 1:15 PM

Both veterans and seniors get 10% off at MD Electric! Just let us know right away when you call so we can make sure we apply it to your quote!

Money is tight right now- can I afford an electrician?

Posted on November 5, 2012 at 4:00 PM

A good electrician can help you determine which things need to be taken care of now to prevent damage to your home, and which things you can safely hold off on. Plus, they can also complete projects much faster than you expect, so it probably won't cost as much as you think!

Why can't I just do it myself?

Posted on November 5, 2012 at 3:55 PM

Licensed electricians go through years of training, learning both in the classroom and on the job from Master and Journeymen electricians. Their in-depth training helps prevent accidental fires due to incorrect wiring and installations. A project that may seem easy enough to do yourself can quickly escalate into something much more complicated and costly- especially if it results in damage to your home.

Don't get stuck with the bill

Posted on January 20, 2012 at 10:50 AM

Is the company insured? Be sure to ask for an insurance certificate. Did you know it is not mandatory for a company to obtain liability insurance? If damage was done to your property, you would not be covered for any repairs.  

Look at me!!!

Posted on January 20, 2012 at 10:45 AM

Don’t ignore warning signs; switches and outlets that don’t work, flickering lights, blown fuses or sparks.  Its cheaper to fix it while the problem is small than to wait until it's a huge emergency.

Batteries aren't enough

Posted on January 7, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Electrically powered 120 volt smoke detectors with battery back up are an essential part of a reliable early warning system for the safety of the entire family.  You can reduce your family's risk of serious injury or death by 50% just by having enough smoke detectors properly installed in your home. 

Do NOT add water

Posted on January 6, 2012 at 1:45 PM

Tip: Do not put water on an electrical fire! Use a dry fire extinguisher or baking soda instead, water can make this bad situation worse.

Show me the proof

Posted on January 6, 2012 at 1:45 PM

Hiring Tip: Is the contractor licensed or Master Licensed? Ask to see their current license! A good company will gladly provide it.

It's only cheap in the short term

Posted on January 6, 2012 at 1:45 PM

The lowest price or professionalism? Electricity is dangerous and if not installed properly by trained professionals, it can be fatal.



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