The Importance of Using The Correct Wattage in Electrical Service Items

April 13, 2015 Hudson, Summit When selecting a light bulb, it is important to choose a product that possesses the right wattage and size for the fixture. Using the wrong bulb is not just a matter of preserving the life of the bulb; it's an issue of safety. R.B. Thomas Electric Co. is the electrician [...]

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How Often Should Smoke Detectors be Replaced? Ohio’s Best Electrical Service Explains

(Published in Hudson, Summit) February 16, 2015 According to the National Fire Protection Association, 85% of all fire fatalities occur at home, mostly at night when people are defenseless. A well-functioning smoke detector is your family’s first line of defense against being injured or even killed in a fire. Most homeowners remember to change the [...]

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Electricians Explain How Ground Circuit Interrupters Affect Other Circuits in Your Home

(Published in Hudson, Summit) March 3, 2015 Ground circuit interrupters are circuit breakers that protect you and your family from electrocution by interrupting household circuits in the event of a shock. Electrocution often occurs through ground faults, which involve a break in the low-resistance grounding path from an electric system. Since electricity always needs to [...]

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New Rules Require Photoelectric Smoke Alarms in Ohio for New Homes Effective April 1, 2015

(Published in Hudson, Summit) April 6, 2015 RB Thomas Electric offers photoelectric file alarm replacements for your families safety. New state building codes went into effect on Wednesday April 1, 2015 requiring photoelectric smoke alarms in all newly constructed homes in Ohio. These photoelectric alarms respond more quickly to smoke. Fire experts estimate that one-third [...]

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