Energy Efficiency Rebates through Ameren MO


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. [...]

Energy Efficiency Rebates through Ameren MO2017-05-23T13:49:08+00:00

Prevent Electrical Fires with AFCIs


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 [...]

Prevent Electrical Fires with AFCIs2017-05-23T13:49:08+00:00

Holiday Lighting Info and Inspiration


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 [...]

Holiday Lighting Info and Inspiration2017-05-23T13:49:08+00:00

Benefits of Outdoor Lighting


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, [...]

Benefits of Outdoor Lighting2017-05-23T13:49:08+00:00

Tips for Hiring an Electrical Contractor


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 [...]

Tips for Hiring an Electrical Contractor2017-05-23T13:49:09+00:00

Basic Data and Communication Needs for Any Office


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 [...]

Basic Data and Communication Needs for Any Office2017-05-23T13:49:09+00:00

Switching Your Home to LED


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 [...]

Switching Your Home to LED2017-05-23T13:49:09+00:00

How to Lower Your Electric Bill


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 [...]

How to Lower Your Electric Bill2017-05-23T13:49:09+00:00

Universal Design Lighting Schemes


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 [...]

Universal Design Lighting Schemes2017-05-23T13:49:09+00:00

Yard Work Safety Tips


Spring is the perfect time for gardening, lawn care, and landscaping. You’re probably familiar with the common warning, “call before you dig.” But there are also several other electrical safety considerations that you should be aware of. Before tackling yard work and other outdoor projects this spring, be sure to [...]

Yard Work Safety Tips2017-05-23T13:49:09+00:00