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Watch Out for Water-Damaged Electrical Wires and Cables

Posted on: May 24, 2016

With the kind of Maryland weather we’ve been having this month, you’d think we live in a subtropical climate! And while steady rain can be relaxing and good for those of us who raise a garden, it can pose some risks as well. What risks? Well, there’s always the usual dangers of a storm, but what we…

Our Bethesda Electricians Talk Electric Grill Safety for the Summer

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Can you smell that? It’s grilling season in Bethesda, and the succulent aroma of grilling meats and sides is wafting through the air! But before you break out the electric grill and get to cooking, our Bethesda electricians would like to weigh in on a matter of pressing importance.

Electrical Codes Your Rockville Business Should Know

Posted on: May 13, 2016

If our Rockville electricians asked you if your building was up to code, would you know what we’re talking about? Staying “in code” is often a phrase many business owners are aware of, but when it comes to actually understanding what code is, why it’s important, and which codes apply to them, most aren’t really…

The Most Common Causes of Electrical Fires in Maryland

Posted on: May 5, 2016

We’ve certainly been on an electrical safety kick lately here at Kolb Electric. But hey, it’s for good reason! With summer weather on the rise, activity levels are at an all time high. This means more use of electrical appliances, more parties, and more traffic. Is your home safe from common causes for electrical fire?…

How Many Circuits Should Be in Your Rockville Home?

Posted on: April 28, 2016

If you’ve spent any amount of time on our services pages, you’ve probably noticed us consistently mention dedicated circuitry. You need it for your outlets, for heavy appliances; gosh, you even need one for your microwave. But what is a circuit, and how many do you really need? Important questions, and luckily for you, our certified electricians have answers.

Why You Should Always Hire Reputable Electricians for New Wiring

Posted on: April 21, 2016

When you think of electrical work, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? We’d like to think that Kolb Electric is the first thing that pops up. But hey, we’re realists. You think of stress, you think of frustration, and mostly think of the money involved. With this in mind, it can be pretty…

5 Injuries You Can Get from DIY Electrical Work

Posted on: April 14, 2016

We’ve touched a bit on the subject of Do It Yourself solutions in the past. Mostly making mention here or there of when it is, and is not, a good idea. But at Kolb Electric, your safety is always our absolute primary goal. So rather than leave it at a mention, we wanted to take some…

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