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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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What Size Generator Do I Need?

Posted on: February 22, 2017

When the lights go out, it’s too late to install a generator. Unfortunately, that is when many people wish they had considered home power generation. The truth is that the world was a very dark and cold place before electric lights and power generation. Southern Maryland and Northern Virginia residents regularly get a taste of […]

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How to Choose a Commercial Electrician in Southern Maryland

Posted on: January 1, 2017

Electricity is a vital system in any commercial building. Without stable electricity, your heating, air conditioning, lighting, and appliances won’t work. Businesses can’t function without electricity, so it is vital to find and work with a reliable commercial electrician. Before you choose an electrical contractor in Southern Maryland to install lights or check your wiring, […]

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How to Prepare for Power Outages in Maryland

Posted on: December 21, 2016

Interruptions to the electricity in your home or business can cause a complete halt in your life. Not only can it pose dangers and risks, but it also just stops you from doing pretty much anything. And here in Maryland, power outages due to storms and similar weather troubles aren’t all that uncommon. Looking for […]

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Holiday Lighting Tips for Southern Maryland Homeowners

Posted on: December 2, 2016

It almost feels like we were ducking record high temperatures and high humidity just last week. And yet, it won’t be long now before we’re going to be decking halls, dodging mistletoe, and hanging Holiday lights! But before you dig in on your decorating this year, the experts at John Goudie Electric have some important […]

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