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How To Choose The Right Size Generator For Your Home

Do you know how to select the right size generator for your home in Kansas City? If a generator is too small, you won’t have enough power, but it’s also possible to overspend for more capacity than you need. Let’s check out some ways you can nail down the right home generator size. What is […]

How Long Does A Standby Generator Last?

A standby generator can last several years, which is itself a great reason to have one. Teague Electric helps folks install both portable and permanent generators, but here we’d like to focus on the life expectancy of the latter. We’ll also show you a few warning signs that you may need to replace an older […]

Should I Purchase A Standby Generator or a Portable Generator?

Now it’s time to discuss the advantages of selecting either a standby generator or portable generator to protect your home against power outages. This is an important consideration if you want to keep the lights running, but aren’t sure which is most appropriate for your specific needs. Here’s what you need to know about home […]

Why Does My Outlet Spark When I Plug In A Device?

Why does my outlet spark when I plug something into it? Consistent outlet sparking is not something you should ignore. It’s time to investigate the common reasons this happens . . . and offer solutions. Why Does My Outlet Spark? Common Causes Moisture Water can be the most dangerous thing around insufficient electrical outlets. If […]

How Often Should I Have My Wiring Inspected?

How often should residential homeowners get their wiring inspected? Electrical wiring is one of the most important tasks we cover at Teague Electric. Homes with faulty or loose wiring are at risk for shocks, fires, or at least poor performance from appliances. This post will help you determine whether you should get a home safety […]

How to Spot Electrical Wiring Problems in Your Home

Today, we want to focus on detecting electrical wiring problems in your home. These are the issues that pose significant safety hazards if you don’t find them or ignore them for too long. They’re more common in older Kansas City homes, but you may notice a few deficiencies even in modern dwellings. Here are the […]

2023 Outdoor Lighting Options to Consider

Are you ready to head into the new year with a plan to boost your home’s curb appeal with outstanding outdoor lighting options? If so, we have plenty of selections. These are a small sample of what you can do to improve your home exterior with modern LED lighting and other fantastic fixtures. Ways to […]

The Best Electrical Upgrades for 2023

It’s time to go over some of the top electrical upgrades for 2023. This is a big topic because it covers a plethora of ways to enhance your home, functionally and cosmetically, and either inside or outside. In this post, we’ll look at everything from light switches and GFCIs to back up generators and panel […]

How To Know If It’s Time To Upgrade Your Bathroom Lighting

You should enlist the help of a qualified electrician when you decide to upgrade your bathroom lighting. While there are minor tasks you can do yourself, we recommend hiring professional help for anything related to wires and other complex components. Even if you think you understand the process, it’s very easy to make a mistake, […]

Avoid These Home Electrical Mistakes To Protect Your Family⁣⁣

There are several home electrical mistakes that can lead to energy inefficiency, poor functionality, and even safety hazards. Some of these come from outdated wiring and panels, while many mistakes emanate from poor installation, including when homeowners choose to “DIY” certain things. We want to show you some of the most common home electrical errors […]