Do You Know Your Light Globes? The Difference Between LED, CFL, and Halogen Lights

Whether in your home, industrial or office settings, you must ensure proper lighting. When choosing the right light globe, knowing the differences between them can positively influence your buying decision. Light bulbs come in many types, shapes, and sizes, from Light-Emitting Diodes (LED) to Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) and halogen lights. Understanding their differences can […]


What is the proper way to handle an electrical emergency?

Electricity is an absolute must in the modern world, but with it comes numerous risks and potential hazards. Anything from a frayed cord to an overloaded circuit can cause a short or a spark, resulting in an electrical emergency. Poor wiring and faulty appliances can also present potential electrical dangers in homes and workplaces. Here […]

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How to recycle electrical waste responsibly

Electrical items are some of the biggest wastes. A huge amount is purchased each year and currently only a small proportion, particularly small items, are collected for recycling. But it’s important that they are disposed of properly because they contain hazardous substances that can cause soil and water contamination, possibly hurting wildlife and even humans. […]

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What is the future of energy efficient homes?

With energy costs continuing to rise, today’s homebuyers are looking for homes that are going to be more cost-efficient to run as time goes by. They are motivated to make energy-efficient changes in their homes due to the potential to save money as well as energy.  Everything from location to orientation, to local climate, to […]

Energy Efficiency

10 Most Common Electrical Problems At Home

It’s inevitable that you’ll experience some electrical problems once in a while at home. It’s important to know the causes behind them so you can call an electrician to fix them so you know you’re safe. Are you experiencing these electrical problems at home? It might be time to have them checked by a professional. […]

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Home renovations that you should leave to the experts

The pandemic and quarantine orders since last year got a lot of us starting all kinds of new projects, from baking sourdough bread to starting a plant collection to even doing a little DIY fixing at home. DIY is definitely a great money-saver but sometimes if you’re in over your head, it can end up […]

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What Causes Power Outages?

Power outages can be annoying and at times worrisome if they take a while, and you’re not sure what caused it. They put an entire halt to our lives since we need electricity for pretty much everything. There are many possible causes for a power outage and it can last from minutes to hours to […]

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7 Ways to Protect Your Pet from Electrical Hazards

If you have a pet, you most probably consider it to be more than just an animal, a member of your family. You want it to be healthy and live as long as possible. But pets are curious and you can’t always keep an eye on them. That’s why it’s best to keep their environment […]

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10 Most Common Causes of Electrical Problems in the Office

We’ve talked a lot on our blog about electrical hazards in the home that you should be aware of and how you should take care of them. But what about in the workplace?  Whether it’s an office in a commercial building or a construction site, both have a number of potential electrical hazards. It’s important […]

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We Are Now Astley Electrical

We’ve got some exciting news! Miles Astley Electrical Services will be rebranding to Astley Electrical, as Miles has officially made his two sons, Aaron and Ben, Directors in the family business. We redesigned our logo, redid our home office, and have a new space to welcome new clients. This change brings about a new chapter […]