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Would Your Home Pass an Electrical Safety Inspection?

Posted on: October 9, 2017

A modern home is absolutely inundated with electrical tools, appliances, and fixtures. We rely on these every single day, and yet we rarely if ever stop to consider whether or not our systems are operating correctly and or safely. In order to ensure they are in fact safe and effective, electricians use the standards set…

How Does a Smoke Detector Work?

Posted on: September 18, 2017

Have you ever wondered how a smoke detector actually detects smoke? They’re in almost every home, along walls, on ceilings—but most of us don’t even know the basics of what makes one tick! Knowing the how and why of detector systems can help you choose the ideal types and layouts to suit your home safety…

How to Choose the Layout of Recessed Lighting

Posted on: September 7, 2017

Recessed lighting has fast become a favorite among new and old homeowners alike. It’s versatile, very attractive, and is quite cost-effective as well. A winning combo if you ask our lighting specialists! But like any kind of lighting, the effectiveness of your recessed lighting installation hinges on the design and layout of both the room…

Generac Generator Troubleshooting

Posted on: August 14, 2017

A Generac generator installation in your home is a great way to keep your home safe and functional when an outage strikes. But it won’t do you a whole lot of good if it’s bugging out or failing to operate! If you’re having some troubles with your generator then you’ve come to the right place—let’s…

Kolb Electric Awarded Angie’s Super Service Award 2016

Posted on: August 8, 2017

Kolb Electric is excited to announce that we were awarded with the Angie’s List Super Service Award 2016! Every year, Angie’s List gives the Super Service Award to the top A-rated companies in their category, within their market. Angie’s List may give the award, but users and customers determine the winners based on reviews. Customer reviews indicate…

Dead Outlet? Here’s What to Do About It

Posted on: August 3, 2017

Tired of fighting with an outlet that can’t seem to keep its act together? We know just how maddening that can be! Today the experts at Kolb Electric are here to talk to you about how to troubleshoot and handle a dead outlet, and when it’s time to call in the specialists. Need electrical repair…

Why Won’t My Security Lights Turn Off?

Posted on: July 24, 2017

Motion-activated security lights won’t turn off in your Bethesda home? This issue can be quite agitating (and energy-wasting) to be sure, but you needn’t worry too much. The problem is actually quite common, and the majority of fixes are simple. With the service experts at Kolb Electric on your side you’ll have your security lights…

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