5 Electrical Safety Tips for the Workplace

You may feel that electricity isn’t a danger to your work if you aren’t an electrician- but the stats say differently. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation, approximately 69% of electrical fatalities at the workplace have involved non-electrical occupations. For Electrical Safety Month, we’d like to highlight ways to keep your workplace safe from dangerous  … Read more

Spot the 5 Electrical Dangers

In our everyday lives, it’s easy to slack on electrical safety. Many things that seem ‘more convenient’ are actually putting you at an increased risk of electrical malfunction. We’d like to check in on your home safety knowhow with a little game; the following illustration has five electrical dangers. Can you find and name them  … Read more

Switching It Up

When it comes to home renovation, one element that plays an essential role in both form and function is the humble light switch. As the unsung heroes of interior design and beyond, light switches can offer convenience, safety, and the ability to customize the ambiance of your home. In this guide, we’ll explore some popular  … Read more

Heated Blankets: What to Know

Winter is beginning to wind down, but cold nights usually carry into early spring. Heated blankets are a great way to combat the chill! While the idea of snuggling up with a warm, toasty blanket is appealing, safety should always be a top priority. In this blog post, we’ll explore the comforts of heated blankets  … Read more

Fire Extinguisher Maintenance

When it comes to fire threats, smoke alarms and evacuation plans are the most important for the safety of your family. However, fire extinguishers offer reassuring secondary protection. These devices serve as defense against small fires, providing homeowners with the means to potentially control flames before they escalate into catastrophic events. Regular maintenance is crucial  … Read more

Shine for the Holidays

As the year comes to an end, holiday celebrations are in full swing. Warm, welcoming Christmas lights decorating houses are a common sight. It’s the perfect time to consider what makes your home shine; and your fixtures are a good place to start! A fixture upgrade can transform the atmosphere of your home for the  … Read more

Thanksgiving Safety Checklist

As the warmth of Thanksgiving approaches, our thoughts turn to delicious meals, gratitude, and quality time with loved ones. While the feast takes center stage, it’s crucial not to overlook safety for yourself and loved ones. In preparation, we’ve crafted a Thanksgiving safety checklist to ensure your celebration is filled with joy, and free from  … Read more

Yearly Maintenance

If you’ve invested in a Generac generator, you’ve already made a substantial move towards the safety, security, and convenience of your home. Your next step is protecting that investment, by scheduling annual maintenance. Metro is here to ensure that your generator will run properly when you need it, no matter the weather. Over the years,  … Read more

Electric Panel Upgrade Tax Credit

Did you know you can claim your electrical panel upgrade costs on your taxes? Starting in 2023, you can claim: 30% of project costs and that includes labor! How to Qualify for this Tax Credit Any improvement to, or replacement of, a panelboard, sub-panelboard, branch circuits, or feeders which: Is installed in a manner consistent  … Read more

Metro: Live in the D

WATCH COMPLETE VIDEO On July 13th, Metro Electric’s very own Kristina Perkins joined Live in the D to discuss the top five generator facts that homeowners may not know! You can watch the full segment by clicking here, or keep reading for a summary. 1. Your wattage determines your generator size Generator sizes are based  … Read more