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5 Great Ways to Lower Your Winter Electric Bill

2017-05-23T13:49:08+00:00

Have you noticed your energy bill creeping up over the past few months? St. Louis winters can be tough on the wallet, especially if you live in an older home with poor insulation or aging appliances. Luckily, there are several things you can do to help save energy and lower [...]

Energy Efficiency Rebates through Ameren MO

2017-05-23T13:49:08+00:00

Time to make electrical upgrades to your home or business? As a Missouri resident or business owner, you may qualify for energy efficiency rebates through Ameren MO. Our St. Louis clients are often curious about what types of energy rebates they can get, how much money they can save, etc. [...]

Prevent Electrical Fires with AFCIs

2017-05-23T13:49:08+00:00

Did you know that many residential fires are started by an electrical hazard called arcing faults? Luckily, these fires can be prevented using AFCI technology. Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs) replace the standard breakers in your home’s electrical service panel to provide enhanced fire protection. Keep reading to learn how [...]

Holiday Lighting Info and Inspiration

2017-05-23T13:49:08+00:00

Happy Thanksgiving from Paramount Electric! Once Turkey Day has passed, you may want to start thinking about putting up outdoor Christmas lights. Holiday lighting is a great way to make your home feel warm and festive throughout the holiday season. To help you get into the spirit, we’ve put together [...]

Benefits of Outdoor Lighting

2017-05-23T13:49:08+00:00

Happy Halloween from Paramount Electric! With the start of the holiday season, you may be thinking about outdoor lighting for decorative purposes. But there are several other benefits of outdoor lighting, including safety and security. Whether you’re looking for added security or simply wanting to highlight your favorite Halloween decorations, [...]

Tips for Hiring an Electrical Contractor

2017-05-23T13:49:09+00:00

As a homeowner, it’s a good idea to find a quality electrical contractor and build a relationship with them—even if you don’t need their services right away. That way, in the event of an electrical emergency, you’ll know exactly who to call. Better yet, you may want to hire someone [...]

Basic Data and Communication Needs for Any Office

2017-05-23T13:49:09+00:00

Whether you’re building a new office or retrofitting your current space, there’s a lot to think about in terms of equipping your business for today’s data and communication needs. From computer wiring, to patch panels, to office alarm systems, the wide range of electrical considerations may seem overwhelming. To help [...]

Switching Your Home to LED

2017-05-23T13:49:09+00:00

Ready to make the transition to energy efficient LED lighting? There are many advantages to switching your home to LED, including electric bill savings, environmental health, and the convenience of having light bulbs that can last up to 20 years or more. Keep reading to learn all you need to [...]

How to Lower Your Electric Bill

2017-05-23T13:49:09+00:00

As the St. Louis weather heats up and you start pumping the AC, you may see your electric bill start to climb. Whether you’re planning a family vacation or saving up for the next school year, summer is the perfect time to think about how you can reduce home utilities [...]

Universal Design Lighting Schemes

2017-05-23T13:49:09+00:00

Tackling a home remodeling project this summer? When remodeling different parts of the house, consider incorporating Universal Design lighting schemes. Universal Design lighting helps reduce shadows and improve visibility throughout your home, making it a safer place for all family members—despite age or ability. What Is Universal Design? Universal Design [...]