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3 Electric Improvements to Make During Your Home Renovation February 28, 2019

Old Lyme, New London
3 Electric Improvements to Make During Your Home Renovation, Old Lyme, Connecticut

There are many details to consider during a home renovation project. Electrical upgrades can influence the functionality and aesthetic appearance of your home, as well as protect your safety. Here are the best types of electrical services to consider for your upcoming remodeling project.

3 Top Types of Electrical Upgrades

1. Smart Systems

Smart systems are becoming more popular among homeowners. Hiring an electrical service company to install programmable thermostats will improve the energy efficiency of your home, while home security systems complete with sensors and surveillance cameras protect your family and property. These systems can also be programmed with smartphone applications for remote, user-friendly access.

2. Extra Electrical Outlets

electrical serviceOverloading your power strips and extension cords is a safety hazard. Remodeling presents an opportunity to add extra electrical outlets, especially for major appliances such as fridges, dishwashers, and washing machines. Plan the placement of the outlets after designing the room layouts to ensure the best use of your space.

3. Lighting

Lighting plays a major role in the functionality and ambiance of a space. For instance, overhead fixtures such as recessed lighting or track lights are beneficial in the kitchen and offices. You can also add task lighting beneath the kitchen cabinets for illumination when preparing food. Lighting fixtures such as chandeliers, sconces, or pendants are stylish additions to kitchens and bathrooms and create a warm atmosphere. 

 

When you’re ready to make any of the above electrical upgrades to your home, turn to the team at Zelek Electric Co. in Old Lyme, CT. For over 42 years, this family-owned company has offered a wide variety of electrical services to residential and commercial customers throughout New London County. From installations and repairs to inspections and upgrades, count on their electricians for high-quality results and exceptional customer service. Call (860) 434-9726 today to schedule a consultation or visit them online for more information about their full range of electrical services. 

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