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Is your House giving Hints that it’s Time for an Electrical Wiring Upgrade?

When your clothes dryer starts to deteriorate, it’s pretty obvious. Your clothes are not dried properly or the mechanism stops spinning. However, when your home wiring begins to deteriorate, it’s not immediately obvious. The wiring is hidden behind the walls for safety and convenience. It’s not easy to inspect or troubleshoot. Instead, homeowners can keep

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Posted On Mar 22, 2017

Repair Cracked Outlet Cover Plates

Did you know that those thin plastic outlet cover plates are actually a safety device? When the cover plates are broken or removed, some wires are exposed. Even though plugging in a device is typically 100% safe, exposed wires can pose a danger. Cover plates hide these wires so that you can’t accidentally touch them.

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Posted On Mar 08, 2017

Avoid Overlamping in Older Homes

Older homes come with their own charms and dangers. As electrical systems have progressed over the past few decades, some older homes don’t comply with new regulations. This doesn’t mean that you are necessarily violating the electrical code. But, in older homes, it can be easier to violate codes because information isn’t as readily accessible.

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Posted On Mar 03, 2017

How to Use Extension Cords Safely

Extension cords seem like a practical solution to many problems. Many people use extension cords to direct power to Christmas tree lights in the winter. Owner of older homes may use extension cords to supply power to parts of the home that are lacking outlets. While extension cords are a useful tool, they can cause

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Posted On Feb 27, 2017

New Family Photo

Announcing the newest members of our BRAY family! 2016 is a year of growth and goodness! Call BRAY today 404-378-1212 to allow us to serve your electrical needs residential and commercial.

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Posted On Jun 24, 2016

New Family Photo

Announcing the newest member of our BRAY family! 2016 has been a year of growth for BRAY Electrical Services! Call BRAY today 404-378-1212 to allow us to serve your electrical needs residential and commercial.

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Posted On Jun 24, 2016

Keep the holidays merry – not shocking!

Be aware and safe by following these tips to ensure that your holidays are merry and bright – NOT shocking! Check the wires for fraying or cracking. Don’t use these, just toss them so you don’t risk a fire. Don’t go overboard. Be careful of overloading a circuit breaker or an extension cord. Use outdoor

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Posted On Nov 28, 2014

Charge up your car at home!

It may surprise EV newbies to learn that an electric car’s charger is found on board the vehicle. It’s the equipment buried in the guts of the car that takes an AC source of juice from your house, and converts it to DC—so your car’s battery pack can be charged. This fact doesn’t stop nearly everybody

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Posted On Oct 14, 2014

BRAY is a Surge Assure installer!

What is Whole Home Surge Protection and How Do I Achieve It? Preventing electrical surge damage has traditionally been left to the consumer to guess at what to do. Do you buy numerous surge protector strips? Do you spend time running around the house during a lightning storm unplugging everything in sight while putting yourself

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Posted On Jul 17, 2014