June 5, 2023

What are the Top 5 Electrical Safety Requirements for Your Commercial Property?

Electrical safety is crucial to any commercial property, and it is incumbent upon the property owner or manager to ensure that all electrical systems are up-to-standard and maintained appropriately. In…
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May 26, 2023

A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding the Relationship Between Air Conditioning and Electricity

Air conditioning becomes essential for many households and businesses as temperatures rise during summer. However, with the constant use of air conditioning comes a significant increase in electricity consumption, leading…
May 9, 2023

How to Handle Electrical Emergencies in Commercial Spaces: A Comprehensive Guide

Electrical emergencies can occur at any time in commercial spaces and can be dangerous and costly if not handled properly. It's essential to have a plan to prevent further damage…
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April 24, 2023

How to Power Outdoor Lights

Illuminate your outdoor space with ease! This comprehensive guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to power your outdoor lights. Outdoor lighting can add ambiance and security to your home, but…
April 4, 2023

5 Warning Signs Your Office Space Needs Electrical Work

Electrical issues in the workplace can be dangerous. Learn the 5 key signs that your office space needs electrical work to ensure the safety of your employees. Electrical issues in…
March 17, 2023

Electric Vehicles and Your Electric Bill: What to Expect and How to Optimize Costs

As electric vehicles (EVs) become more popular, many people consider switching from traditional gas-powered cars. One of the most common questions potential EV owners ask is how charging an EV…
February 7, 2023

How Can Using the Right Light Bulbs Save You Energy?

Inflation is becoming harder to ignore, and you’re probably looking for easy solutions to save some of that money in your wallet. Thankfully, energy-efficient technology continues to keep pace with…
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January 3, 2023

How to Teach Children About Electricity Safety

What You Should Know in Lubbock, TX Electricity is one of the greatest achievements in human history. It can also be one of the most dangerous, and our children interact…
December 21, 2022

How Much Electricity Did Clark Griswold’s Christmas Vacation Display Use?

There are more than 150 million Christmas light sets sold each year, and when you think about the size of today’s Christmas displays, that may not be so hard to…
December 7, 2022

Holiday Electrical Safety: How to Protect Your Family this Christmas 

Winter often means higher thermostat temperatures, illuminated Christmas trees in the living room, and extra time with your kids indoors. One aspect of the holidays that shouldn’t be overlooked is…
November 12, 2022

5 of the Most Common Electrical Problems in Homes  

Regarding the electricity in your home, your safety is a priority. Spotting warning signs of an electrical problem in your home can save your family's health and your wallet on…
October 10, 2022

Why Do My Electrical Breakers Keep Flipping?

You are relaxing in your living room, watching a movie with family, and boom, you are in the darkness. It can be frustrating to deal with a circuit breaker that…
September 1, 2022

What You Should Know About Bad Wiring in Your Home

It's easy to overlook things like faulty electrical wiring in Lubbock, Texas, until they become a huge problem. You may be unaware of the dangers of faulty wiring, or you…
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August 7, 2022

How to Protect Your Pet from Electrical Hazards

For the past three years, pet adoptions have increased significantly, and shelters are happy to report fewer homes returning adopted pets. It's no mystery that people are spending more time at home,…
May 23, 2022

How to Make Sure Your Home Passes an Electrical Inspection

You've probably heard the saying, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." That saying couldn't be truer for your home electrical inspections. Electrical inspections for your home…
April 28, 2022

5 Tips About Electricity If You’re a New Homeowner

Becoming a new homeowner can be overwhelming; your electricity is the last thing you want to consider. But you don't have to be burned out with the extra maintenance that…
March 31, 2022

Making Home System Upgrades? Can Your Electrical Handle the Load?

Are you using your tax return to make some home system upgrades this spring? Make sure your electrical system can handle the load. An often overlooked part of any home…
January 4, 2022

New Year Electrical Checklist 

Inspections You Can Do Right at Home From the more obvious safety measures, like smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, to more inconspicuous electrical operations, there are a lot of electrical…
June 15, 2020

The Power Behind the Electrical Market: What Is Trending

The importance of maintenance and growth of electrical capacities throughout the world has gained traction recently. The electrical world has changed drastically in the past several decades between the level…
February 15, 2020

Industry Trends Suggest More Skilled Electricians Are Needed Now Than Ever Before

The Need for Skilled Trades Is On the Rise It is interesting to note that the construction industry is going to continue to grow as of March 2019. The Bureau of Labor…
September 15, 2019

Help Building Back

The disasters from hurricanes and flooding recently have brought questions about electrical repairs and rewiring to the forefront of a lot of people’s minds. SPS Electric employees have personally witnessed…
August 25, 2019

Women In Construction: Valuable and Good for the Bottom Line

The industry of construction is variable and growing rapidly in these current and progressive times. There are many opportunities to those who choose it as a career track. Great wages,…
February 3, 2019

Old Wiring – Should You Replace It?

Maintaining a house is expensive enough, but what if your electrical wiring is causing problems? Plus, did you know that the National Electrical Code (NEC) is updated every three years…
July 10, 2018

Women in Construction: Thought Leaders and Decision Makers

by: Ivanna Rice-Flewharty Previously, I covered a topic using a structured interview with a woman in the electrical industry in Texas. We learned that Karen is highly educated, had many…
April 15, 2018

Why use an electrical contractor?

“Ever thought, I can do that! I don’t need to pay for a professional. Here are several reasons to not cut corners on a project.” A licensed electrical contractor is…