Hot Tub Installation Tips

Posted on: January 22, 2015

Are you looking for a way to dodge the cold this winter but still enjoy the outdoors? Then why not consider a hot tub! The experts at Kolb Electric can wire a hot tub for your home easily. But there are some things you need to know before beginning installation. There are specific limitations and home wiring necessities before you can relax in your new hot tub.

Can I Stop My Smoke Detector from Beeping?

Posted on: December 22, 2014

We’ve all heard it before—the incessant “beep beep beeping” of the smoke detector. It’s even more frustrating when you’re not even cooking something! While there are a few easy fixes for this, we often get asked if there’s a way to stop the smoke detector from beeping except for when it’s actually warning you about something. Let the electrical experts at Kolb help.

What to Do in an Electrical Emergency

Posted on: December 12, 2014

During the winter months, homes are slightly more susceptible to electrical emergencies. With extra electrical capacity tied to holiday lights, along with extended use of in-home lights due to shorter days, the stress on your electrical system is definitely increased while it’s cold! That means, sadly, an increase in electricity-related incidents. Don’t fear though—with the help of your DC-area electricians at Kolb, we’ll make sure you stay safe!

Generator Prep for the Winter

Posted on: December 10, 2014

Winter is well on its way in the DMV area. So are you prepared for the worst-case scenario of a power outage? If not—you could be facing cold days and nights without power in the event of a severe winter storm! That means now is the time to start prepping your generator to make sure you’re ready for when the worst happens. It’s better to be safe than sorry!