Making the switch over to smart lights

Everyday people are told to upgrade their appliances, phones and even their homes! So, what’s keeping people from jumping on the bandwagon? The answer: Unfamiliarity. When something unfamiliar is first introduced it can take time to build the trust in that product or service. So, to make people more comfortable with new technologies like smart home Read more

Five Reasons to hire an electrician

There are benefits to doing your own electrical work, but it’s best to let an electrician call the shots when it comes to electrical work. Why is that? This is because electricians are trained professionals who have training, experience and education dealing with live electrical wires! As the Spruce states, “even if you know 92 percent Read more

Flooding and electrical safety

The flooding in Nebraska and Iowa has devastated small towns and cities all across the states. The widespread damage is still prevalent in the small towns and cities whose railroads, roads, businesses and homes are still under water with no timeline on when these establishment and homes will be repaired. Over 93 counties have been accepted Read more

Electrical updates to consider during home renovations!

It seems that Spring and Summer are the time for homeowners to update their kitchen, bathrooms and finally start that addition! While this is an exciting and expensive moment for homeowners, it’s imperative to save money on decor and not DIY electrical work. As a residential electrician, Elite Electric wants all homeowners to know what electrical Read more

The importance of ceiling fans

The Midwest Summers are approaching faster and faster. Before we know it, it’ll be hot, humid and July. Get your home prepared for the weather that is approached by installing a ceiling fan. If your home already has ceiling fans, it’s important to have a home electrician inspect it for unbalanced blades and motor issues. The Read more

The benefits of smart light bulbs!

The buzzwords for homeowners in 2019: home automation, smart home, voice controlled technology and more. Over 118.5 million homeowners have a smart speaker inside of their home. A smart speaker includes Google Homes, Alexa, Echo or other devices. As home automation and smart homes continue to grow in popularity, who can help you install this new Read more

Smoke detector 101

If it has been a while and you can’t remember the last time you changed the nine volt batteries in your smoke detectors, don’t be surprised when they start chirping at three in the morning!  It’s bound to happen to all homeowners at some point! At Elite Electric, we want to share how to easily remove Read more