The First Alert BRK smoke detector is wired directly into your home’s electrical system. These mechanisms come with a battery backup, as well as a mute button. The battery backup ensures the warning system works, even if the power is out. The mute features can silence nuisance or unneeded alarms created by shower steam or cooking smoke. Continue reading
Creating your own, special retreat in your home doesn’t have to be a challenge. In fact, with a bit of creativity and some of the latest products on the market today, you can create a space you never want to leave. By combining calming colors and vibrant sound from a home theater, you will find that being entertained and relaxing are synonymous.
There is a common fallacy around about audio – good sound is good sound. Music and movies have very different requirements. This is why the first step in selecting a home theater surround sound system is to determine your own preferences and then steer the performance strengths based on what you will be listening to most. Continue reading
Fire Prevention and Awareness week occur in October each year. For 2016, the official dates are between October 9th and October 15th. The official theme for Fire Prevention Week this year is, “Don’t Wait: Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years.” Continue reading
Preparing your home for an emergency situation is important. With the threat of earthquakes, tornadoes and freezing rain present, now is the time to plan out what you will do in the event that your area is hit by one of these natural disasters. One of the first things to that will usually go when any type of weather issue or storm rolls through is the electricity. The best way to prevent disruption in your home’s electricity is by purchasing a generator. When trying to find the right one for your home, here are some of the things you need to think about. Continue reading
Buying a home is a very important decision. Taking your time to find the right home is important. Usually, you will find a few homes in your area that you are interested in. In order to narrow down the homes, you will need to have them inspected from top to bottom. One of the most important things to get checked in a prospective home purchase is the electrical system. Finding a certified electrician to perform this inspection can help you to avoid any unwanted surprises down the road. Having the electrical system of a prospective home purchase is important and here are some of the reasons why. Continue reading
The main job of a homeowner is to keep the major systems in their residence working efficiently. While this may sound fairly simple, it is anything but. Among the most important parts of any home is the electrical system. Without a properly working electrical system, the various appliances and electronics a homeowner depends on will not work. There will come a time when the electrical system in a home will need repair. Below are some of the things a homeowner will need to consider when trying to hire the right electrician for their repair needs. Continue reading
Are you a Kansas City homeowner in need of a bit of “tweaking” for new appliances, or who is considering a complete rewiring in an older home? Choosing the right residential electrical services is critical when it comes to something as important as the safety of your home and family. You may have even considered doing it yourself if it is a small job, but unless you are a trained and experienced electrician, a do-it-yourself approach can end in serious injury – or even worse. At Teague Electric, we bring more than 35 years of experience to the table for residential customers in the Kansas City Metro area. We want you to know that any home project involving electricity is not for amateurs! Continue reading
At Teague Electric, we know that it isn’t uncommon when building a new home for homeowners to try to cut a few corners here and there in an effort to save money. Of course, no one wants to spend more than is absolutely necessary, but when you are talking about wiring, electrical outlets, switches, amperage, and other things to do with electricity, taking shortcuts is something you want to avoid. Electricity is dangerous, not only for those who take do-it-yourself projects beyond what is safe, but even when hiring someone to wire your new home if the company doesn’t practice good principles. Unless an electrician is licensed, skilled, and highly trained, don’t let him/her anywhere near your new home construction! Continue reading
The importance of home security cannot be stressed enough for homeowners in Kansas City and surrounding areas. For most people, a home is the biggest investment they make in their lifetime. Not only are your belongings or valuables at risk if your home is broken into, your family could also be in danger if someone happens to be at home when a burglary or robbery occurs. At Teague Electric, we highly recommend anyone who ones a home to protect it with a home security system so that you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your home, property, and family are protected.