Tips from Your Coraopolis Electrician

Check out the most recent articles from Parme Electric for home improvement tips and more from your Coraopolis electrician.


Most Common Problems With Old House Wiring

Buying an old house is exciting. There’s so much history and you can feel good knowing you’re doing your part to preserve this bit of history. Of course, with this type of project comes the potential for more hard work and more headaches. One of the most important things to take care of is partnering […]




4 Common Electrical Code Violations

Electrical wiring is a serious issue because if electrical codes are not met, serious hazards can occur. If you need code violations corrected in your Findlay home, hire a trusted electrician to perform the adjustments and repairs. If you’re unsure if your electrical system is up to par, refer to the National Electric Code, and […]




Understanding Attic Ventilation

When was the last time you spent any time thinking about attic ventilation? There is a pretty good chance your answer may be never. Odds are good that you are paying more than you need too for things like cooling your Coraopolis home in the summer, because of this. Let us teach you a little […]




3 Holiday Electrical Safety Tips From Our Coraopolis Electricians

While you use your electrical system in your Coraopolis house every day, the holiday season can really put a stress load on it. Your house was wired to provide a certain amount of electrical load, so be careful this year when you start plugging in extension cords and using up all the kitchen appliances at […]




Pool & Backyard Lighting Trends – Discovering Exciting New Options

One of the biggest joys of summer is being able to spend more time in the great outdoors, namely your own Coraopolis backyard. Take a seat and enjoy the sunset, host a party, splash around in the pool. Yet, as the sun sets, it is a reminder that you are still lacking in lighting – […]




Top 3 Signs It’s Time To Upgrade Your Home’s Electrical Panel

There are far too many homeowners out there who don’t understand just how important your electrical panel is to the overall function and safety of your home. Most homeowners only pay attention to their Coraopolis electrical panel when they trip a breaker or the like, and that attention goes elsewhere as soon as the switch […]




How to Prevent Electrical Fires in Coraopolis

According to the National Fire Protection Association, about 47,700 of the structure fires that were reported to fire departments in the U.S. in 2011 were caused by some type of electrical failure. Most of these fires could have been prevented, and many led to to serious property damage or injuries. Keeping your home’s electrical system […]




Why Electrical Repairs Should Never Be A DIY Project

Homeowners love a great DIY project, and it’s easy to see why! Performing some home improvement tasks is a great way to spend a Saturday, save some cash, and even learn a few things, all while benefiting your home. However, there are some projects that should always be left to a professional, and electrical work […]




4 Tips For Laying Out Your Recessed Lighting

Recessed lighting is a very versatile method of providing task lighting and ambient lighting to almost any area of your home. As its name suggest, recessed lighting fixtures are sunken into the ceiling or wall so that just the light is being thrown out and no other part of the fixture is visible. When positioned […]




Old House Wiring in Corapolis – What You Need to Know

There is certainly a unique beauty and charm that comes with purchasing an older home, of course with it also comes issues and concerns that are also unique to older homes. One of these concerns is always the electrical wiring system. This is a big concern because it is about a great deal more than […]




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