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Find out what our skilled electricians at Loveland Home Solutions are doing to improve the electrical systems on properties across the Greater St. Louis area. Here you’ll find general advice, tips and tricks, answers to frequently asked questions, and much more. Our dedication to helping our clients stay informed means we’re always happy to answer questions and help.

The Wiring in Your St. Louis Home

The wiring in your St. Louis home may be something to consider looking into if you reside east of Interstate 170. Many cities including Ballwin, Brentwood,  Clayton, Florissant, and University City have thousands of houses that were built between 1965 and 1972. During this time, many houses were wired with aluminum wiring rather than copper.…

Meter Main Combo

St. Louis County and surrounding areas will start referencing the 2020 code soon. The new code states that a meter main combo will now be required outside of the home for an extra safety precaution. First responders will now be able to shut off power to the home by the disconnect breaker.  This would make…

Tips for Winterizing your Electrical System

Performing electrical maintenance in the cooler months is important to ensure the safety and reliability of your electrical systems. Here are some electrical maintenance tips for the winter season:   Trim your trees that could potentially have branches come in contact with your electrical lines. Ice and snow can weigh down branches, causing them to…

Hard-Wired Smoke Detectors

Hard-wired smoke detectors offer several advantages over traditional, battery-operated smoke detectors. Here are a few reasons why you should consider installing hard-wired smoke detectors: Reliability: Hard-wired smoke detectors are connected directly to your home’s electrical system, ensuring a continuous power supply. This eliminates the risk of batteries running out of power. With hard-wired smoke detectors,…

Power Up Your Protection: The Benefits of Installing a Whole Home Surge Protector

Imagine losing all your cherished electronics and appliances in one sudden, unexpected moment. Lightning strikes, power surges, and other electrical disturbances can spell disaster for your valuable devices. Fortunately, you can shield your home and belongings from such incidents with a whole house surge protector. In this blog, we’ll explore the numerous benefits of installing…

Portable and Stationary Generators

Loveland Home Solutions is a certified Generac Generator dealer. We are able to install, service, and troubleshoot both portable and stationary generators. Portable generators can be very convenient and are able to be moved from one location to another. We offer 18KW to 26KW stationary generators as well.  A stationary generator is very reliable in…

Electrical Panels

Did you know it is recommended to have your electrical panel upgraded every twenty years, or when you increase the load by installing new electrical appliances? Loveland Home Solutions specializes in electrical panel changes. Electrical appliances are becoming more common, so it is recommended to have a 200 amp panel in your home. We use…

3 Reasons to Install an Attic Fan

During the summer, the attic is usually the last place many people think of either visiting or affecting their cooling. However, an unventilated attic can reach startlingly high temperatures as the sun beats down on the roof. One of the simplest and most effective ways to counter this issue is to have an electrician install…

3 Tips for Installing an Electric Car Charger in Your Garage

Electric vehicles (EV) are becoming more and more popular every year. Buyers are attracted to EVs for the quiet ride, elimination of emissions, and the cachet of new technology—and of course, not having to pay for gas. If you have purchased or plan to purchase an electric car, you will also need the ability to…

3 Reasons You May Need a Breaker Panel Upgrade

Sometimes referred to as the breaker box, the electrical panel contains a series of individual switches, or breakers, that power different parts of your home. Also inside is a main breaker responsible for delivering electricity to the entire property. When too much current runs through a circuit, the corresponding switch will toggle off to prevent…

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