Murphy Electric I Electric Installations | Venice, FL

Serving Sarasota County, FL

An Electrician You Can Depend On For All Your Electrical Needs


Read some helpful tips from Murphy Electric that will help you to keep up with your home maintenance and potentially preserve energy and save you money!

Helpful Tips

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  • Check for drafts at doors and windows

  • Keep space heaters away from furniture and drapes

  • Check your carbon and smoke detectors for proper operation

  • All exterior decorative holiday lights should be on a GFCI protected circuit

Winter tips

  • Smoke alarms need to be on each level of your home, including the basement, and in each bedroom

  • Smoke alarms should be replaced every 10 years

  • Enough sunlight reaches the Earth's surface every minute to satisfy the world's energy demands for a year (Reference: Morris, Neil, 2010. The Energy Mix. Mankato, MN: Smart Apple Media)

  • A typical LED bulb will last 17 years when used 8 hours a day, making them a great choice for hard to reach places

  • According to the U.S. Department of Energy, in the average home, 75% of electricity used to power electronics is consumed while products are not being used, so unplug your devices when not in use

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Daylight savings - November 1st

  • “FALL” back one hour

  • Change smoke alarm batteries

  • Check your electric heat

  • Change paddle fans to clockwise rotation

  • Change the time setting on your lighting timers and photo-eye

  • Check your generator