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Hot Tub Installation Tips

By | 2017-10-28T01:01:29+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Author's Thoughts|

Hot Tub Williamsburg VA Hot Tub Installation Tips Today I would like to discuss the installation of the hot tub and how it will affect your home’s electrical system. Just recently, I was called to a house in Ford’s Colony in Williamsburg Virginia for an estimate to install a hot tub. Upon my [...]

When Do I Need an Electrical Permit

By | 2017-10-28T01:01:29+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Electrical Inspection for Homeowners|

Sample of a James City County Permit When Do I Need an Electrical Permit As the Master Electrician and the person responsible for carrying out estimates at British American Electric of Williamsburg, Virginia, I am often asked by homeowners, ”Do we need a permit for this job?” In this blog, I will describe [...]

Why Do I Need a Ceiling Fan?

By | 2017-10-28T01:01:29+00:00 June 10th, 2015|Author's Thoughts|

Ceiling Fan Installed by British American Electric It is now more important than ever to install a ceiling fan in as many rooms in the house is possible. Ceiling fans have become a household essential in both winter and summer time, not many people realize that ceiling fans have two functions. By spinning [...]

Understanding How GFCI Outlets Work

By | 2017-10-28T01:01:29+00:00 June 4th, 2015|Electrical Safety|

GFCI Breaker see yellow test button on the front GFCI Outlet see the test and reset buttons in the front of the receptacle Understanding How GFCI Outlets Work. The purpose of this blog is to help you reduce your maintenance costs and teach you how to reset your own GFCI [...]

Evaluating the Cost of Hiring a Licensed Electrician

By | 2017-10-28T01:01:29+00:00 May 26th, 2015|Author's Thoughts, Electrical Inspection for Homeowners|

Evaluating the Cost of Hiring a Licensed Electrician. A home is the most valuable investment people will make in their lives. That is why it is important to always use a licensed electrician. It insures your investment (your home) is correctly looked after and kept in the best possible shape. In the this blog, we are [...]

Protecting Children from Electric Shock in the Home

By | 2017-10-28T01:01:29+00:00 August 1st, 2014|Electrical Safety|

As both a father and Master Electrician, I am always amazed at how children are attracted to electrical outlets. Often your child is simply trying to help you by plugging in the vacuum cleaner. Unfortunately their act of kindness could have fatal consequences. The amount of children hurt by electricity per year is staggering.  More [...]

Using a Portable Generator

By | 2017-10-28T01:01:30+00:00 June 29th, 2014|Author's Thoughts|

Hurricane Season is Here! Do You Need a Generator? Is Your Portable Generator Ready? Hurricane season is upon us.  Here in the Hampton Roads area, we are often subject to power outages that can last from a few minutes to multiple days. Here at  British American Electric LLC we will professionally install  all components that will [...]

LED Lighting

By | 2017-10-28T01:01:30+00:00 June 11th, 2014|Author's Thoughts|

The Introduction of LED Lighting British American Electric of Williamsburg VA,  is constantly evolving as technology changes. The biggest revolution to date is the introduction of the LED into general purpose lighting to ours homes and businesses. We are currently encouraging all our customers in homes and business in James City County, York County, Williamsburg, [...]

Electrical Inspection does Your Home Need one?

By | 2017-10-28T01:01:30+00:00 May 14th, 2014|Electrical Inspection for Homeowners|

This week's safety tip:  Electrical burning, at it's earliest stage, smells like fish!    Is Your Home in Need of an Electrical Inspection? Does panel look like this? Then you need an Electrical Inspection British American Electric conducts Electrical Inspections in James City County, Williamsburg VA, York County, Newport News VA and the whole of the [...]

The new electrician Williamsburg VA

By | 2017-10-28T01:01:30+00:00 May 11th, 2014|Author's Thoughts|

British American Electric Electrician Williamsburg VA British American Electric was formed in late 2010 as a subsidiary of C. Stretch Electrical Contractors which was founded on the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom in 2004. It’s founder, Colin Stretch, has over 20 years of experience as a Master Electrician and has operated in all fields of [...]