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Is a Level 2 Electrical Vehicle Charger Worth the Money?

With electric vehicles becoming more and more popular in Fort Worth, we get a lot of questions about the best ways to charge them at home. We want you to…... Read Article

How To Do An Electrical Safety Inspection At Your Home

Are you worried about your home electrical safety? Would it give you peace of mind to know that your home’s electricity is working well and does not pose a hazard…... Read Article

Reasons To Have A Home Generator Installed

Having a whole-home generator can give you peace of mind. However, we have discovered that a lot of homeowners don’t even realize that installing one of these is an option…... Read Article

Electrical Troubleshooting: How We Solve Electrical Problems

Are you experiencing electrical difficulties with no clear cause? You need help with electrical troubleshooting in Fort Worth, TX from the Hop2It Electrical team! Our technicians can evaluate your entire…... Read Article

Dedicated Electrical Circuits Fort Worth, TX

Do you frequently trip a breaker or have to reset a fuse when you use your blender or if you plug your laptop into a certain outlet? If so, your…... Read Article

The Benefits of Over Cabinet Lighting

Over cabinet lighting in Fort Worth, TX has become a very popular interior lighting option for many home and business owners. It’s ideal for illuminating the open space between cabinets…... Read Article

Can Cold Weather Cause Electrical Problems?

Some electrical problems occur more frequently during the winter, when it’s cold outside. We saw this first-hand in Texas just this season! While the cold may or may not cause…... Read Article

Why You Should Have Accent Lights in Your Home

Accent lighting in Fort Worth, TX is an essential component of interior design in both function and aesthetics. It establishes the mood in a space and can enhance the ambiance…... Read Article

Is it Time for an Electrical Panel Upgrade?

The average American home currently consumes approximately 24% more electricity than homes in 1978. This is primarily due to the increased number of appliances and electronics in the average home.…... Read Article

Energy Efficient Lighting FAQ

Have you made the switch to energy efficient lighting in Fort Worth, TX yet? Replacing conventional incandescent bulbs with high-efficiency models not only saves you money, but benefits the environment.…... Read Article

How to Use Your Ceiling Fan to Stay Warm All Winter

Most people use ceiling fans all summer long, only to turn them off in the winter because they figure that they don’t want to be any cooler than they already…... Read Article

How to Prepare Your Electrical System for Winter

In the winter, your electrical system works harder than you might realize. After all, it’s normal not to think about it unless something stops working. However, a little bit of…... Read Article

Common Home Electrical Problems & How to Fix Them

Home electrical problems can run the gamut from “annoying” to “scary”. No matter where your electrical issue falls, though, it’s a good idea to stay familiar with your home and…... Read Article

How to Save Energy This Fall

Everyone wants to save energy, especially when it’s cold outside and you know you’ll be running your heater a lot. Here are a few ways that our customers save money…... Read Article

How to Hire the Best Electrician for the Job

When you need to hire an electrician, you want to make sure you get the best person for the job. After all, you want your home’s electricity to work well…... Read Article

How To Save Energy While Working From Home

Life has changed a lot during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for people who are now working from home. You may notice that since you are spending more time at your…... Read Article

Light Switch Wiring & Rewiring

Do you have a light switch that doesn’t work anymore? Maybe you have one that would be more convenient in another location? Maybe you simply need an additional light switch…... Read Article

Outdoor Lighting Tips

Lighting up your outdoor spaces can increase your security, enhance the enjoyment of your property, and help raise the value of your home. Here are some tips and things to…... Read Article

How to Choose Under Cabinet Lighting

In our last post, we talked about the benefits of under cabinet lighting. If you’ve decided that under cabinet lighting is the right indoor lighting option for you, give us…... Read Article

The Benefits of Under Cabinet Lighting

Under cabinet lighting is becoming an increasingly popular option for indoor lighting, and for good reasons! If you’ve been thinking about installing some in your home, you’re in good company.…... Read Article

DIY vs. Professional Electrical Projects

If you’re a homeowner, then you’ve probably thought about doing home projects yourself rather than hiring someone else to do it. When it comes to electrical projects for the home,…... Read Article

COVID-19 Update from the Hop2It Team

The safety and wellness of our clients, team members, our family and yours is our top priority. In the home services industry, we have a unique role in the current…... Read Article

The Top 6 Energy-Saving Tips for Spring

As spring comes to our part of the world, it offers you a great opportunity to find new ways to save energy at home. These methods could save you significantly…... Read Article

When to Schedule House Wiring

Old house wiring may not be able to handle today’s electrical demands. If yours falls into the category, then rewiring your house is often your best option for moving forward.…... Read Article

How to Replace a Circuit Breaker Box or Electrical Panel

Your electrical panel is also known as a breaker box. It is a simple apparatus, delivering power, via circuits, throughout your home. If a circuit gets overloaded or interrupted, the…... Read Article

What is a GFCI Outlet & How Does it Work?

If you’ve every wondered what a GFCI outlet is or how it works, we’ve got you covered; we’re GFCI and outlet experts! Read some frequently asked questions below to learn…... Read Article

Surge Protection for Your Home

A power surge happens anytime the voltage in your home goes above the standard 120 volts. Many homeowners don’t know this, but they cause millions of dollars in property damage…... Read Article

Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home

Electricity offers so many advantages but it’s important that you know how to use it wisely. Read on for some tips to keep you and your family safe! Extension cords…... Read Article

Do I Need Special Electrical Wiring for Recessed Lighting Installation?

If you are thinking of installing recessed lighting, these lights can still work with your current electrical wiring, but usually it will all depend on the circuit. When doing recessed…... Read Article

Why Are Electrical Grounds Important?

Electrical grounds are one of the most essential safety components of a home’s electrical system. Why do you need to ground electricity and what does this entail? A ground wire…... Read Article

Will A Ceiling Fan Installation Reduce My Power Bill?

As summer rolls in, so do the hot temperatures. Although most of us spent the winter months missing warmer weather, we will soon be in the midst of the summer…... Read Article

When To Consider an Electric Panel Replacement

Just like most things in a home, some elements of an electrical system need to be replaced from time to time, and this might include the electrical panel. These systems…... Read Article

Space Heater Safety Tips from Hop2It

Central heating systems distribute warm air throughout a building, but some rooms may have cold spots or need additional heat. Space heaters can be a great way to augment heat,…... Read Article

Know Your Home Electrical System

Electricity powers almost everything that makes our lives comfortable. Heating and cooling equipment, refrigerators, computers, lights, fans and hybrid cars require electricity to function. Before World War II, 60 amperes…... Read Article

Top 10 Holiday Electrical Hazards

Home electrical safety may not be the most festive topic, but it’s an important consideration before pulling out the holiday decorations. Knowing what holiday electrical hazards are most common during…... Read Article