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What Causes Power Surges at Home?

What Causes Power Surges in Your Home? A sudden power surge can leave your electronics and appliances fried. You might think you know about power surges. You may even plan to buy power surge protection. That’s a great idea, especially during our whole-house surge protection special. How much do you really know about these bursts … Continued

Difference between Indoor and Outdoor Ceiling Fans

Choosing Outdoor Ceiling Fans Sitting and enjoying the outdoors is the best part of summer, but not if you’re stifling in the heat. Putting a ceiling fan in your porch, verandah, sunroom or deck is a great way to keep your cool when you’re enjoying lunch, cocktails, tea or some quiet reading time in your … Continued

When Power Came to Town

When Leesburg Got the Power It’s hard to imagine now, but there was a time when Leesburg was a rural area with no electricity. What’s even more surprising is that it didn’t become electrified until the 1930s, long after neighboring cities were lighting up the night with light bulbs and electric appliances.     A … Continued

Wiring for Ground Mounted Solar

Can You DIY Your Solar Installation? Are you interested in going green, going off the grid or just saving some green? Discover how easy it is to do your own solar installation. Getting Solar Power: What Are Your Options? Solar power is gaining in popularity as people look for ways to reduce their energy use, … Continued

Electrical Wiring in Winchester

Keeping Winchester Powered Up Winchester holds a special place in electrical history. It was the first city south of the Potomac River to use electric lights. SESCOS is another proud part of Winchester’s electrical history. We’ve been here in your community for more than 60 years, delivering the power you need to keep your homes … Continued

Local Electricians on Call

Top 10 Reasons to Call Your Neighborhood Electrician Do you ever wish you had a friendly electrician as a neighbor? Sometimes you just need someone who’s available and “on call” to help with small jobs and large jobs that crop up around the house. These may not be emergencies, but they matter to you. With … Continued

Critical Home Care Electrician

5 Tips to Keeping Medical Equipment Powered Losing power to your home is never an enjoyable experience. If you or someone in your family depend on life-saving medical equipment, an outage can be devastating. As we all know, it can happen anytime. Just last month, storms knocked out power to over 26,000 homes in Virginia. … Continued

Wiring for Built-in Shelving

Light Up Your Built-In Shelves Built-in shelving gives any room an elegant look with a unified style. Whether you use actual, built-in shelving that’s already in your home or install shelves that look like they’re built-ins, you’ll have an elegant and timeless look. Add Style With Built-Ins Built-in units also supply outstanding storage and display … Continued

Electric Vehicle Charging Options

What Are Your Electric Vehicle Charging Options? If you’ve decided to embrace electric vehicles (EV), you’re going to need a home charging station. Unlike the early models, today’s EVs offer long driving ranges that will keep you from getting stuck without power. To get the most out of this new breed of EV, you’ll also … Continued

Where to Install Recessed Lighting

Best Places to Install Recessed Lighting Recessed lights can transform any room, adding diffused light from streamlined, stylish cans. They work almost anywhere, but because they can be tricky to install, it’s important to plan ahead carefully. Where Are the Best Places to Install Recessed Lights? You can install them almost anywhere, but they are … Continued

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