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Tips for Lighting Your Maryland Parking Lot Safely

Posted on: August 24, 2018

Whether you are doing some shopping at the local department store or you are leaving work after a long day, no one likes to walk through a dark, foreboding parking lot at night. From businesses like retail stores and restaurants to office complexes, apartment buildings, and industrial facilities, a well-lit parking lot provides a sense […]

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Prepare for Maryland’s Summer Storms with a Backup Generator

Posted on: June 17, 2018

In Southern Maryland and Virginia, stormy weather is not at all uncommon. High winds, torrential rain, lightning—each one poses a risk to your home or business’ electrical system and can lead to electrical failures that will leave you in the dark. Worried about this season’s storms and not sure what to do? The master electricians […]

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How to Wire Your Maryland Home for Emergencies

Posted on: May 22, 2018

Emergencies like fires, carbon monoxide leaks, and long-term power outages can happen at any time. To protect your family, your home, and your possessions, it is important to install the appropriate wiring to support devices like smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, and backup generators. Not only will this provide increased safety, but it can also […]

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Wiring Your Maryland Garage for an Electric Car Charger

Posted on: April 30, 2018

The popularity of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids has grown significantly in the last few years, especially with plentiful public charging stations now available. One of the most appealing aspects of an all-electric vehicle is never having to use a gas station again, while plug-in hybrids make it far less necessary. Both require the batteries […]

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What Are the Benefits of Installing Energy-Efficient Lighting in My Home?

Posted on: March 26, 2018

It seems like the words “energy efficiency” are on everyone’s lips recently. Well, it’s for a good reason! The whole process of going green or becoming more efficient revolves around helping you cut down on ever-increasing utility bills, and all around most changes help the environment, too. So, what’s holding you back from making the […]

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Importance of Light Poles & How to Maintain Them

Posted on: February 20, 2018

Light poles play an important role in the safety and security of everything from residential streets and housing developments to parking lots, restaurants, shopping centers, and industrial facilities. With the effects of winds, vibration, and corrosion in a typical outdoor environment, frequent inspections and maintenance are essential to ensure that a light pole is safe […]

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Benefits of Commercial LED Retrofits

Posted on: December 1, 2017

Are you looking to make a long-term investment in your commercial property? Whether you want to save money or improve your company’s environmental stewardship, a commercial LED retrofit could be the right move. John Goudie Electric offers lighting retrofits and installation in the Southern Maryland and Northern Virginia areas. If you are interested in a […]

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How to Keep Halloween Decorations Safe

Posted on: October 23, 2017

Halloween is a fun and celebratory time of year that can be enjoyed by adults and children alike. Just as it’s important to check candy for signs of tampering and wear reflective clothing to remain visible to traffic, there are a number of precautions to consider when decorating your home and yard, to ensure the […]

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Why Is My Circuit Breaker Tripping?

Posted on: August 23, 2017

Your Maryland home’s electricity flows through your lights and appliances through an electrical service panel, which has a breaker to control an overload or error. You know that the circuit breaker tripping indicates a problem, but do you know WHY the breaker has tripped? We at Goudie Electric take the safety of our customers very […]

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What to Look for When Looking for an Electrician in Maryland

Posted on: May 16, 2017

When seeking the services of an electrician, homeowners in Maryland are kind of spoiled for choice. Any search engine or phone book can tell you that there are a lot of options out there! At least, it certainly seems that way. The unfortunate truth is that many electricians might simply fail to meet your standards, or worse, […]

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