Mr. Electric Blog

Have you ever had electronic equipment destroyed by a power surge? It's a terrible experience. Heed the lessons in these power surge horror stories.

No one wants to lose their precious data or an expensive TV (or appliance or gaming system) to something that’s easily preventable. A power surge may not seem like a phenomenon that doesn’t happen often enough to be top of mind, but most...Read more

You’re going about your day until, quite suddenly, a light bulb burns out. Learn how to change a light bulb in 14 easy steps. Watch our video tutorial today.

You’re going about your day until, quite suddenly, a light bulb burns out. The task at hand is now more difficult or simply less enjoyable in the dimly-lit world around you. Rather than endure, you have a bright idea – “Maybe I’ll change the burnt-out lightbulb with a new...Read more

Mr. Electric is here with details on the best travel gadgets that you can use to help make being on the road easier. Learn more, and travel easy.

In today’s wired world, perhaps the most important things to pack are electrical. Travel-friendly devices and appliances make communication, wayfinding, entertainment, and the comforts of home more easily accessible. Before you’re wheels-up to a faraway land, make sure you’ve got everything you...Read more

The best kitchen appliances might not be the ones you know, so Mr. Electric takes a look at what your kitchen could be with some outside-the-box thinking.

Some people dread cooking, spending as little time in the kitchen as possible by eating microwavable everything. Others love cooking and make daily cuisine their craft. Whether you enjoy cooking or not, a few small kitchen appliances can make cooking easy—and even fun!

With the proper...Read more

Curious about switching to an e-bike this spring? Learn about electric bike conversion kits with help from the experts at Mr. Electric.

You’ve probably seen electric bikes whisking thrill-seekers along a dirt trail or carrying tourists on a tour. They look fun but make no mistake, these bikes can be expensive. They can also be too heavy to use manually when you don’t feel like an electric-powered ride.

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Thinking of transitioning to a smart home? Mr. Electric breaks down the best and most-needed smart home devices that you need right now as the tech advances.

As technology advances, the home of the future is finally available today, all at a cost-effective price and with a relatively simple installation. With smart home technology becoming increasingly refined and effective for almost any household, now is the time to look at the best smart home...Read more

What causes a circuit breaker to trip? How do you fix it? Mr. Electric walks you through the steps that will help get your lights back on.

A common situation is dealing with a tripped circuit breaker (and if you haven’t upgraded from a less-reliable fuse box, give Mr. Electric® a call).

When a circuit breaker trips, it leaves a room or a whole house in the...Read more

Learn how to bring your kitchen to the next level with cooking appliances you may not have thought of, from the electric spiralizer to a rice cooker.

Cooking like a pro doesn’t require breaking the bank—or even taking a cooking class. With a few key new electric kitchen appliances, all you need is an electrical outlet and the press of a button to take your cooking to the next level. From the totally worth it sous vide to a high-powered...Read more

Want an electric fireplace? There are options. Which is right for you, the electric fireplace TV stand, or the wall-mount electric fireplace? Learn more.

The hearth is the heart of the home, but not every home has a hearth. This is where the electric fireplace comes in, providing the cozy comfort of a fireplace without requiring, you know, chimney installation. Still, they’re not for everyone.

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In addition to remodeling the home to ease aging in place, there are quite a few kitchen tools for the elderly that are useful such as electric can openers.

Homeowners generally think of “aging in place” as the completion of a series of home improvements that make their home safer and easier to manage as they get older. Beyond the addition of grab bars and new lighting, various appliances and technology can also help people age in place comfortably...Read more