Why Do I Need Surge Protectors for My Home?

We all rely on electricity. But at times, it can be unpredictable.  Think about the blips and outages that occur during and after thunderstorms, ice storms, or traffic accidents. Since these things are out of your control, it’s wise to have something to protect your home’s electronics and appliances. Surge protectors do just that. As … [Read more…]

5 Energy-Saving Tips for the Holidays

Along with the holiday season comes cold air, holiday lights, cooking, baking, and more! It’s no wonder that this is a time for high consumption of electricity. If you aren’t careful, you may notice that your bill from the electric companies has gone through the roof. As an electrician in Fort Mill and Rock Hill, … [Read more…]

5 Energy Efficient Tips for Your Business This Winter

When it’s cold outside, you’ll do almost anything to warm up. That’s why businesses sometimes neglect their energy efficiency practices in the winter. Between cold air flowing in as doors are opened and closed and the high demand for warmth from employees and customers, it’s easy for your power bill to spike. As a full-service commercial … [Read more…]

When Should You Call a Commercial Electrician?

There’s nothing more distracting, frustrating, and potentially dangerous for your business than electrical issues. But how can you tell when an electrical issue is minor or something more serious? This is why it’s important for you to call a commercial electrician for any type of electrical problem. Here are a few guidelines from Polk Electric … [Read more…]

When Should You Call a Residential Electrician?

From time to time, annoying things will happen around your home. For example, minor issues with your electrical system may not seem like a big deal. However, these small irritations can become major problems. How can you tell when it’s time to contact a residential electrical contractor? Here are a few guidelines for you from Polk … [Read more…]

How to Find a Commercial Electrician

In our last post, we talked about how to find a residential electrician, but how does do you go about finding a quality commercial electrician for your company? Just like you want to make sure your home’s electrical system is safe and working properly, you want the same for your business. As a commercial and residential … [Read more…]

How to Find a Residential Electrician

In today’s world, we rely on electricity for just about everything. We need it for lights, TVs, computers, phone chargers, cooking, and so much more. That’s why you want a expert residential electrician working on your electrical wiring and systems. But how can you find a master residential electrician who’ll do a great job at your … [Read more…]

3 Reasons You Need a Commercial Generator

Just like you’d prepare your home for a power outage, you need to have your business ready to go in the event of an emergency. The electric contractors at Polk Electric value electric efficiency and safety for your commercial property in Rock Hill, York County, Lancaster County, and surrounding areas of the Carolinas. That’s why we’ve … [Read more…]

May Is Electrical Safety Month

Electrocution, burns, and shocks are electrical injuries that can be avoided by following basic safety rules. The month of May is designated as Electrical Safety Month by the Electrical Safety Foundation International. During this observance, the Rock Hill, SC electricians at Polk Electric want to remind you about precautions you should take when dealing with any type … [Read more…]

Safety Tips for Spring Storms

Spring storms are pretty common here in the Rock Hill, York County, and Lancaster County area. They bring with them the potential for heavy winds, flooding rains, and lightning. All of these things can lead to power outages. The residential and commercial electricians at Polk Electric want you to be prepared for spring storms by knowing how to … [Read more…]