1. 4 Surprising Benefits Of Dimmer Switches

    When you walk into your living room, dining room, or kitchen during the latter part of the day, it’s likely that you flip the light switch up so that you can see what you’re doing. Then, after you’ve scooped yourself some more ice cream or found your car keys, you flip the switch down again to extinguish the light. This is just how indoor lighting works, right? Well, these days you’ve got …Read More

  2. 6 Safety Tips For Holiday Lighting

    Even though it's only autumn, many people in the Gilroy area are already getting excited for the winter holidays. Despite the fact that we rarely get snow here in Gilroy, many homes and businesses go all out when it comes to holiday decorating. There are lighting displays all over town, with people illuminating trees, bushes, and the outline of their homes with thousands of twinkling lights. Altho…Read More

  3. What Do Flickering Lights Mean?

    Whether you have traditional switches or dimmer switches, you count on your interior light fixtures to work when you need them to. Switching on a light only to find that it’s dim, or worse, constantly flickering, can be a source of annoyance in addition to confusion. As your electrical services experts in Gilroy, Wright Electrical wants you to always be comfortable and safe in your home. Any pro…Read More

  4. 4 Reasons To Call Us For A Residential Wiring Inspection

    In past articles published on this blog, we’ve gone over lots of problems that might cause you to call the emergency electricians at Wright Electrical. These issues include flickering lights or the need for hardwired smoke detectors to be installed in your home. You might be surprised to learn that emergencies aren’t the only reason you may find yourself in need of our electrical services! In …Read More

  5. What To Do If An Outlet Stops Working

    It’s been a long week. Instead of just hitting snooze on your morning alarm once, you pushed it a record-breaking THREE times. As a result, you got into the shower late and really need to hurry things up in order to get to work on time. You plug in your hair blow dryer, switch it to 'on', and...NOTHING. Standing there with soaking wet hair and a dead hair dryer is not the recipe for having a goo…Read More

  6. 5 Reasons Your Business Should Switch To LED Lighting

    If you’re a business owner in the Gilroy area, we’re fairly certain that you’ve probably heard about LED lighting for warehouses, external security, and a host of other commercial applications. California has earned the reputation of being a fairly progressive state when it comes to prioritizing energy-efficiency and LEDs are certainly the poster child for that. But what’s that you say? Yo…Read More

  7. Things You Should Know About Outdoor Security Lighting

    When's the last time you stood out in the street on a dark night and looked at the exterior of your house? Probably not lately, right? The answer might even be ‘never’. Most of us are inside our homes at night, which means that we have no idea how they look to people passing by, including potential intruders. However, it’s been shown that lighting plays a very important role in discouraging …Read More

  8. Should Your Smoke Detector Be Hardwired?

    Smoke detectors are everywhere, attached to ceilings and installed over doorways. Because smoke detectors are so ubiquitous, it’s often easy to forget what an important role they play in protecting our health and safety. According to the National Fire Protection Association, “three of every five home fire deaths between 2009 and 2013 resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms (38%) or n…Read More

  9. 24-Hour Electrical Service In Gilroy

    You never know when an electrical emergency may happen. Whether it’s a Saturday night at 11:00 P.M. or 3:00 A.M. on a Wednesday, the professional electricians in Gilroy at Wright Electrical Company will be there to help you. At Wright Electrical Company, we have trained electrical technicians to help you with whatever electrical issue may arise. Don’t try to deal with a dangerous electrical pr…Read More

  10. Signs You Have An Electrical Problem

    Sometimes it’s hard to tell if you’re having an issue with your home appliance or device, or if it’s something more serious like an electrical issue. You may think you need to upgrade your gadget, when your problem could easily be fixed by your Gilroy electrician from Wright Electrical Company. Here are a few things you should look out for in your home to determine if you have an electrical …Read More