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Empowering Contractors Around the Sound: Electric Charging Station Installations

By Exact Electric | Jun 5, 2023

The Greater Puget Sound region, often recognized for its commitment to sustainable initiatives, is embracing the electric vehicle (EV). In fact, Washington State is among 13 states to implement a zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) program and has passed laws banning the sale of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035. As experienced commercial electricians we play a pivotal…

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Common Electrical Issues in a Commercial Building and How to Solve Them

By Exact Electric | May 30, 2023

As commercial electricians serving Puget Sound’s thriving business community, we understand the unique challenges that businesses face when it comes to electrical systems. From the demands of modern technology, safety compliance, and city and state regulations, maintaining a reliable and efficient electrical plan and setup is crucial for the successful execution of new construction and…

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Wouldn’t you like to save energy and money?

By Exact Electric | Aug 24, 2021

6 easy ways to save energy (and money) Trying to keep your home cool in the summer or warm in the winter are big drivers of overall energy costs, but no matter what time of year it is, you’re probably using more energy than you think. Even little things, like leaving device chargers plugged in,…

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Decor

DIY 2 Décor

By Exact Electric | Aug 20, 2021

    Make those switches shine with this easy DIY project    Summer is a great time of year to do some DIY projects that can enhance the look or the functionality of your home.    The one we’re going to focus on today isn’t difficult at all: It will cost you a little bit of time and money, but could vastly improve the appearance of your interiors. And it’s at least somewhat related to electrical…

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Generators Blog

Three questions to ask when considering a generator

By Exact Electric | Aug 6, 2021

    Three questions to ask when considering a generator    Power outages can happen in any season: Ice, snow, wind, heavy rains, and flooding are all common causes. And while an outage is usually just a minor inconvenience when it lasts for a few hours, it can be a major problem if it drags on for a few days.    That’s why so many people have generators now;…

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Interior Lighting

New home—or just want it to feel that way?

By Exact Electric | Jul 7, 2021

  New home—or just want it to feel that way? Try new lighting!  There are plenty of things homeowners can do to create new looks and make a space feel new—rearranging the furniture is a classic strategy, for example. But something as simple as changing up your lighting can have a big impact, too.    While some lighting changes require the help…

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DIY project: installing a dimmer switch

By Exact Electric | May 18, 2021

  DIY project: installing a dimmer switch    While we’re happy to install new light switches and dimmers, we typically aren’t asked to do those things unless they’re part of another project. That’s because it’s actually pretty easy to do yourself if you’re so inclined. (Yes, we’ll admit that you don’t need a professional for everything electrical!)    So we’re going…

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Backyard lights

Light up your nights!

By Exact Electric | Apr 27, 2021

    Light up your nights  Summer evenings are made for the back yard—with the right lighting out there, you can make the fun last a little longer.    But spring is a great time to start thinking about outdoor lights, not only to make sure you’re ready for the summer months, but to take…

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Working from Home

Working from home? Make sure you work safely.

By Exact Electric | Mar 9, 2021

  Working from home? Make sure you work safely. A lot of people are working from home now—and this is a trend that is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, even after concerns about COVID-19 eventually fade.   However, it’s not always as simple a switch as you might think. From ergonomics to electrical…

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10 Tools Every Apprentice Electrician Needs in Their Tool Belt

By Zach Euse | Feb 25, 2020

Apprentice electricians may have tools provided for them, or they may be responsible for purchasing their own tools, depending on the program in which they’re enrolled. However, every electrician-in-training eventually wants his or her own electrician’s kit stocked with high-quality tools. Below, you’ll find a list of 10 common tools used to perform most general…

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