Category: Ryan Electric Blog

Everything You Need to Know About NEMA 14-50 Outlet

Most electric vehicles come with a level 1 charger. However, that is not efficient enough and can leave your car without sufficient power down the road. You need a level 2 charging station at home to ensure you don't face range issues.   But for that, you will need a NEMA 14-50 outlet. If you’re not sure what ...

4 Signs Your Home Wiring Needs an Upgrade

Wiring problems lead to thousands of fires at homes each year. But most homeowners overlook potential wiring issues and focus on more apparent problems, such as plumbing, leaks, lawn maintenance, etc. However, your home’s electrical wiring is just as important, especially after you’re living in an old home.  Sin ...

Why Does My Breaker Keep Tripping? 

A circuit breaker is an electric device that protects and controls your home’s power system. When excessive electricity flows through the breaker, it trips. This protects it from overheating from the heavy electric load. As a result, electric fires can be prevented.  But when tripping occurs repeatedly, homeowners ...

How to Tell If Your Electrical Panel is Too Old?

Electrical panels play an important role in your home. But they are best left alone. However, the panel is outdated; it can put your home at risk of fire. Older panels cannot manage the flow of electricity, eventually leading to circuit overloads and short circuits.  But how do you know you have old electric panels ...

Why Are My Exterior Outlets Dead? 

Most homes today have two or more electric outlets in the outside area. Having exterior power outlets can be pretty convenient. But what happens when they stop working one day?  Your mind automatically goes toward replacement. However, depending on the root cause, a quick fix can resolve the issue. So, what are the ...