Some people wait until there is a problem before they repair or update areas of the house. This is a bad habit and can actually lead to more damage or hazards. When it comes to your electrical work you want to make sure that you have inspections done regularly so that things do not go undetected. The wires that are pulled through the house are considered hot and that means that electricity is pulsing through them. One result of electricity is heat and that can lead to a fire. It is a good idea to keep an eye on problems that might come up and take them on before they cause major damage to your home. That is why you want to make sure you have your electrical system inspected and also make upgrades. There are upgrades that you can make to each room that would be beneficial to you and your family. One area of the house that you can focus on is in the kitchen. The kitchen is a major part of what makes a house work so spending some effort to better it is a good idea.
Sentry Electric Lists Kitchen Electrical Wiring Design Upgrades
Installation of Pop Up Outlets in Granite or Other Countertops: One of the commodities that most homeowner seem to need in their kitchen are outlets. If you are trying to prepare a large meal or canning food or prepping food it is important to have the space and of course the electrical outlets that are needed. The problem is that there is only a certain amount of space that you can have an outlet unless you line a bunch on the walls. This is not pleasing to the eye and that is why you need a better option. One of the ways that you can add what you need is to add a pop up outlet. It is a series of plugs that you can have installed in the counter space that can be pressed down flush. You can pop it up to use it when needed and nicely move it out of the way when you are done.
Install Invisible Electrical Outlets: If you walk in a kitchen in just about any house you will see that there are items that are left on the counters. These might be your coffee maker or your microwave. Does it ever frustrate you when you try and push it back only to have the plug keeping a few inches off the wall? This can make the counters look less streamline. There is a great option that you can have installed in your kitchen. There is an outlet that is called an invisible outlet that is inserted into the wall. This gives the plug part of the cord somewhere to go while still letting you push the item back against the wall.
Updating Kitchen Fluorescent & Other Lighting: Another part of a kitchen that you can spend some effort making updates to is the lighting in your kitchen. You can have lights installed that are more efficient and able to run for more hours. This will eliminate the amount of times that you have to find a ladder and change them out. It is also better for your homes energy usage as well.
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Sentry Electric can come out to your home and do a thorough inspection and come up with a plan to upgrade the electrical system in your kitchen. Call to meet with an electrician today.