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Why You Should Upgrade Your Outlets

If you’re like most homeowners, you don’t think a lot about your outlets unless they aren’t working. However, changing them out for new ones can represent significant electrical upgrades in…... Read Article

The Home EV Charger Installation Process

Have you recently purchased an electric car? Or maybe you’ve had one for a while but never bothered to get your own level 2 EV charger in Fort Worth? Our…... Read Article

Do You Need a Fort Worth Attic Fan Installation? A Guide

Do you know what an attic fan is? Have you heard of them but you aren’t sure how they work or whether they might be helpful for you? Here’s what…... Read Article

How Often Should You Schedule Electrical Safety Inspections?

If you’re a new homeowner, you may not have even heard of electrical safety inspections in Fort Worth. These are easy appointments that can save you a lot of hassle…... Read Article

The Basics: Charging Your Electric Car at Home

With the price of gas unpredictable, more and more people are choosing to invest in electric cars. After all, these don’t need any gas or (in the case of hybrids)…... Read Article

How to Choose: Ceiling Fan Guide

When it comes to ceiling fan installation in Fort Worth, there’s more to it than calling an electrician and getting the job done. Before you do that, you need to…... Read Article

What is an Electrical Safety Inspection in Fort Worth?

Is it time for an electrical safety inspection in Fort Worth? Have you wondered if you should call an electrician in Fort Worth to get your home inspected, but you’re…... Read Article

What Do Attic Fans Do?

If you don’t have an attic fan, you might be missing out on a powerful ventilation tool for your home. If you’re not sure you need one, contact us at…... Read Article

Keep Your Outdoor Lighting Safe Year Round

The proper outdoor lighting in Fort Worth can set the mood or create an ambiance for fun, deep conversation, or individual relaxation. Once you realize the possibilities that exist for…... Read Article

Lighting Tips for an Illuminating Experience

Are you remodeling your home or changing your lighting because you hate it? At Hop2It Electrical, our Fort Worth electricians can help install new lighting or provide insight on how…... Read Article

The Benefits of Having an Electrical Car Charging Station in Your Home

Have you considered purchasing an electric car? Would you like to have an electric car but you’re not sure how you would get it charged or what it would take…... Read Article

Save Yourself the Hassle That Power Outages Bring

Do you have a plan for what you will do if the power goes out? As a homeowner, it’s a good idea to know what you will do or where…... Read Article

Signs Your Home Needs New Wiring

Old wiring may not be able to handle today’s electrical demands. If you fall into the category, rewiring your house in Fort Worth is often your best option for moving…... Read Article

Types Of Indoor Lighting For Your Electrical Remodel

When you are looking for someone to handle all of your interior lighting in Fort Worth, look no further than Hop2it Electrical. We are your lighting technician in the area…... Read Article

How Much Does An Electric Vehicle Charging Station Cost?

Have you considered purchasing an electric car? Would you like to have an electric car but you’re not sure how you would get it charged or what it would take…... Read Article

Do I Need A Home Electrical Safety Inspection?

Are you wondering if you need to hire someone to do an electrical safety inspection in your Fort Worth home? At Hop2it Electrical, we want to help you make your…... Read Article

Protect Yourself From Electrical Hazards After a Storm

It’s a stormy season right now. Many people worry about the damage that storms can cause to a house, but they don’t always think about the electrical hazards that can…... Read Article

Why Does My Safety Switch Keep Tripping?

You may not know it, but you have safety switches in your home and, probably, in many of your electronic devices, too. These switches monitor the flow of electricity through…... Read Article

Do I Need a Generator? The Benefits of Whole Home Generators

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

Do I Need a New Electrical Panel?

Are you considering an electrical panel replacement in Fort Worth, TX? Maybe you have been told that you should do it but you’re not entirely sure.  At Hop2It Electrical, we…... Read Article

Protect Your Home From Storms This Summer

A lot of homeowners work hard to protect their homes from winter storms. They might winterize their pipes, blow out their sprinklers, invest in heater maintenance, and more. However, many…... Read Article

How to Make Sure Your Generator Can Handle Summer’s Heat

Is your generator ready to handle severe heat or significant storms that knock out the power? These happen in the summer and it’s good to make sure you’re ready for…... Read Article

Circuit Breakers vs Fuse Panels

Do you have circuit breakers that regularly overload or fuses that you have to replace all the time? Or maybe you realized that you’ve never had your circuit breaker panels…... Read Article

Are You Tripping Breakers? Here’s Why!

Your circuit breakers are there for a reason. They protect your home from high levels of electricity. When they detect too much flow, they trip, or turn off. Everyone trips…... Read Article

Top 5 Signs You Have Faulty Wiring in Your Home

Did you know that wiring problems cause the majority of structure fires? It’s true! Here’s what you should look for so you can get these problems fixed before they cause…... Read Article

Replacing Old Light Bulbs with LEDs

Did you know that there’s a viable alternative to traditional light bulbs? That’s good because the traditional ones, called halogen bulbs, are expensive to run, can easily overheat, and occasionally…... Read Article

What To Do About Flickering Lights

Are Your Lights Flickering? Should You Be Concerned? When you flip a light switch only to encounter flickering lights where they used to be steady, it’s easy to worry. And,…... Read Article

Carbon Monoxide Safety

In the United States, over 150 people die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning. Most of the time, this gas comes from common household products that are improperly installed or…... Read Article

How to Keep Your Outdoor Lighting Safe This Holiday Season

Holiday lights are fun, but did you know that they can also be dangerous? They can lead to house fires, electrical outages, and more. Continue reading to learn what you…... Read Article

Electrical Safety Tips for Winter

Many homeowners think about electrical safety around summer time, when they are running hoses outside, watering plants, using their swimming pools, and more. However, electricity can be a hazard all…... 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

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

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