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Lofts can require a bit more effort when installing light fixtures, fans, and other decorative items. Once you find the items you want in your loft, allow HomeTown Electric to take care of the rest. Whether you need a light in a new location that doesn’t have any power to it yet or want to replace the basic fixtures that were installed by the builder. Whatever it maybe we can handle it. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

With the rising interest in LED lighting, many companies are creating great options. The picture shows a 2 foot LED wall mounted light that was installed in a pantry. This light replaced a fluorescent light that was in place and giving the homeowner issues. With the upgrade of this fixture, the light will never need to be changed, and no heat is generated from the bulbs or ballasts.

The bright white light is also much nicer than the older yellow-tinted light that once was there. These would work great in a closet or storage room as well. They are also available in a 4-foot model as well. If you need any lighting needs we would love to be there for you. Call us today and schedule an appointment.

Mounting a television over a fireplace is a very common choice. The actual mounting can be pretty straight forward, but the outlet that is added can be a bit involved. The project can require a bit of planning to ensure it is done not only cleanly but correctly. Every home is slightly different, but we love the challenge. Call us today to schedule an appointment. We would love the chance to help you in any way possible.

It’s that time of year again. Time to become Clark Griswold and decorate the front of your home. But don’t let the challenges that Mr. Griswold had slow you down. Ditch those extension cords and add exterior outlets where you need them. It will make your holiday decoration planning much easier. Then for the rest of the year, you will have electricity for your shop vac, leaf blower, landscape lights, etc. We would love to help you with any of your electrical needs. Call us today and schedule an appointment.

Have you converted a portion of your garage to a workshop? Lighting is commonly poor in nonliving spaces, as builders want to save on costs as much as possible. With the addition of a few light fixtures, your work or craft area will be much more enjoyable. Being able to see what you’re doing will allow you to perfect the job you are doing. We would greatly appreciate the opportunity to help design the layout and complete the install for you. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

Have you ever thought about adding lights to your deck? From lights on each step to railing lights, rope lighting under the railing cap, and many other options. As you can see, lighting added to a deck truly makes it stand out! Call us today to schedule your appointment.

When designing your layout for recessed lighting, know there are several factors to consider. The size and height of your cabinets and countertops, the direction of your ceiling joists, any possible HVAC tubing, and any other electrical wires that may have been running through the ceiling. Call us at Light’em Up Electric today to schedule your appointment. We will gladly help design your layout and professionally install it for you!

Under-cabinet lighting is fairly common, but have you considered lighting above your cabinets? It’s a great way to accent a room and really make the room stand out! Add LED rope lighting to your cabinets, lofts, and atriums. For just pennies a month in electricity your home can stand out from others. Call us today to schedule an appointment!

Your bathroom needs ventilation, as many do not have windows that open. But did you know you can add an exhaust fan that has a built-in humidistat that turns on by itself when it detects moisture in the air? This is a great addition to any bathroom! Call us today to schedule your appointment.

Just a few low voltage lights in the right places can make a beautiful area an incredible area. At HomeTown Electric we have the know-how and the patience to design the job with you. You will be 100% satisfied with the work completed guaranteed. Let us help you make your garden, walkway, patio, or any other area the talk of the neighborhood. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

Did you know you can add photocells to porch lights, accent lights, or floodlights? You can have the beauty of the lights illuminating your home, and the added security around your home from sunset to sunrise without having to turn them off and on! Call today to schedule your appointment.

Adding recessed accent lighting inside of your built-ins or cabinets is a great upgrade. The lights not only accent the items inside of the furniture, but it also beautifies the furniture itself! Call us today to schedule your appointment. We look forward to meeting you.

Did you know you can save money by upgrading your home’s lighting to LED? LED lighting lasts for up to 28 years, far longer than the normal bulbs throughout your home. The cost of LED bulbs was originally high, but over the past few years, the price has dropped significantly. You can now get LED lights to replace your fluorescent tube lighting too. Most come with the capability of being controlled by a dimmer switch as well. Well worth the investment and they will update the look of your home. Call HomeTown Electric today to schedule a conversion to LED in your home today!