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Don’t Make These Portable Generator Mistakes

Operate your generator incorrectly and you can wind up shocking the entire neighborhood. Sounds crazy, right? Well, there are lots of incorrect ways in which homeowners run their generators – all of which can lead to serious problems. See below for a list of common generator mistakes so you can avoid them entirely. Common Portable […]

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GreenSky Financing Makes Your Job Affordable

If you’ve got some extra cash stashed away, you may not even think twice about that electrical upgrade you need to make. Unfortunately, not all of us are that lucky and swapping out that old wiring or upgrading lighting fixtures simply can’t be at the top of the list of priorities. If you fall into […]

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Basic Electrical Building Codes You NEED To Know

Whether you’re doing some work around your current home or building a brand new one from the ground up, you should have some knowledge of basic electrical codes. No, we’re not saying you need to understand all the ins and outs, but a little bit of knowledge goes a long way. In fact, there are […]

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Electric or Gas – Which Appliances Are Better?

Gas or electric? Which option is better when it comes to your home’s appliances? Well, this is a loaded question and unfortunately, there is not necessarily a concrete answer. But we’re weighing out the pros and cons for you below so you can make a more educated decision. Gas When it comes to cost alone, […]

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Keep Your Wires Protected From Snow & Ice

With the treacherous winters we have here in Rochester, it’s no surprise that some exterior electrical wires won’t make it through the season. Whether it’s in the form of snow, ice or rain water can do major damage when it comes to your home’s electrical system, but that doesn’t have to be the case. See […]

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5 Fast Fixes for Wasted Electricity

You’re sitting on the couch and everything is at peace. The TV is turned off. Your cell phone and laptop are turned off. All of your dishes and silverware are clean and put away in the cabinet and the laundry is folded. Then you realize the electricity meter is still spinning like crazy – how […]

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3 Alternative Ways To Heat Your Home This Winter

You may be thinking, “what does an electrical company know about home heating equipment” – and quite frankly, we are not going to say that we’re experts in the field. But what we do know is that there are lots of alternative ways to create a cozier home that don’t require your thermostat or your […]

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The Surprising Costs of a Winter Power Outage

Have you ever really thought about how much a winter power outage actually costs you? Sure, losing power for a few hours or a few days is bad enough, but there are lots of additional fees homeowners rarely consider. See below for a quick breakdown of how much you can expect to spend if a […]

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Why You Should Consider Hiding TV Wires

Did you know that over 110 million people tune in for the big game each year on Super Bowl Sunday? While we’re pretty sure you don’t have enough space to comfortably fit that many people inside your own home, there’s no better way to watch the game than with a few friends and family members. […]

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Lon Lockwood Electric is Hiring!

Find yourself replacing light bulbs in your spare time? Have an affinity for electrical wires? Are you up-to-date on the latest and greatest smart home technology? If so, Lon Lockwood Electric wants you! We are a growing service & installation company that is looking for a qualified Electrical Service Technician. Our growth plans require a […]

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