3 Ways to Save Money on Your Summer Energy Bill

Summer is here and along with it comes hot, humid days. In South Carolina, most people are used to the heat and take advantage of the warm weather by spending time outdoors by the pool, the lake, or the beach. But while there are some enjoyable things that come along with the high temperatures, there … [Read more…]

2019’s Top Trends for Electricians

As we near the halfway point of 2019, it’s a good time to take a look at what’s happening in our industry. Here at Polk Electric, we want our electrical contractors to stay on top of the latest trends so that they can provide the best possible service to all of our customers. Here are … [Read more…]

3 Questions to Ask a Commercial Electrician

Running a company takes a lot of time and energy. Any issues you encounter, especially those involving your facilities, present a risk to the productivity of your employees – and the bottom line. This is especially true if your business has faulty electrical components. Instead of spending a lot of time trying to figure out how to … [Read more…]

4 Important Questions to Ask Your Residential Electrician

When it comes to the lights and wiring in your home, you don’t want just anybody doing the work to maintain it. Hiring a licensed, qualified residential electrician is the best way to make sure your home’s electrical system functions properly. In fact, this is one of the primary ways to make sure your home is not … [Read more…]

Static Electricity: A Wintertime Hazard for Your Business

Static electricity is more than just a quick shock when you touch metal. It can actually be a serious safety hazard during the winter. In your business, it’s an invisible danger that can cause costly damage to your equipment and infrastructure. A commercial electrician from Polk Electric can advise business owners in the Rock Hill, SC area … [Read more…]

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Electrical Safety

The new year is a time to look ahead. While you’re setting goals, don’t stop at your health or career. The new year is also a good time to take care of some things around your home. This is especially true when it comes to electrical safety. A residential electrician will always advise you to be … [Read more…]

Protect Yourself With These Holiday Electrical Safety Tips

The holidays may be drawing to a close, but there are still plenty of dazzling light displays to be found. Now that Christmas is over, it’s easy to overlook some simple things that could keep your home and family safe. The residential electrician at Polk Electric wants you to be aware of these holiday electrical safety tips … [Read more…]

4 Benefits of LED Parking Lot Lighting

Parking lot lighting is a critical part of your company’s safety plan. But did you realize that the type of bulbs you use makes a huge difference in the function and effectiveness of your lights? For instance, LED lights are quickly becoming the industry standard thanks to the many benefits they offer businesses. If you don’t have these … [Read more…]

3 Reasons Parking Lot Lighting Is Important

There are all types of lighting you need to make your business truly shine. Indoor lighting helps people get work done. Exterior lights add a nice touch to your building. But don’t forget about your parking lot! Parking lot lighting is much more than a bunch of light poles. The electricians at Polk Electric want to … [Read more…]

Remodeling? Consider These 3 Electrical Tips

Could you imagine your life without electricity? From turning on the lights to running televisions and other electronic devices, we use electric power for so many things. In fact, we often take it for granted. However, you should always keep your home’s electrical system in mind. This is especially true if you’re remodeling your home. … [Read more…]