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  • 07/07/2015

    7 Easy Ways to Save Energy This Summer

     Last summer, we put together a list of some ways to save energy. Here’s even more easy ways to conserve energy and save on your electric bill.Eliminate Wasted EnergyCheck around your house for anything that’s plugged in but never used. A lamp or an old radio that you haven’t touched in ages could be stealing energy and driving up your electric bill if it’s still plugged in. Consider installing power strips by the television, kitchen, or anywhere you have a large…

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  • 06/03/2015

    5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Electricians

    Most are on-call for emergencies 24/7Electrical emergencies can happen at any time. Many electricians offer their customers the courtesy of on­call service in the event of an emergency. Safety is a priority for electrical professionals around the clock. At All Star Electric, you can call our 2​4 hour emergency service line any day, any time, rain or shine at 504­-466­-3303. They can't be colorblindElectricians spend a majority of their time dealing color coded wires. To say the least, you don’t want…

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  • 05/13/2015

    9 Electrical Safety Tips You Need to Know for Indoors and Outdoors

    Each May, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) sponsors Electrical Safety Month to help prevent electricity related injuries and deaths. To help contribute, All Star Electric is sharing this list of electrical safety tips you’ll want to have top of mind in the event of an incident:Don’t throw water at an electrical fireWhile it may seem like the right thing to do in a panic, remember how dangerous it is to mix water and electricity. Throwing water at an electrical fire…

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  • 04/08/2015

    Save on Your Power Bill by Hunting Down Energy Vampires

    Do you keep your cell phone charger plugged in at all times? How about your blender or toaster? These devices are so anxious for you to use them that they constantly draw electricity from the outlet so they can power right up as soon as you need them to. Just how much are these energy vampires adding to your monthly electricity bill? Ten percent or more! It’s time to unplug and kill off the drainage and save on your power…

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  • 03/18/2015

    4 Energy-Saving Projects to Tackle This Spring

    Spring is nearly here and it’s a great time to create a list of energy-saving projects to get done at home in addition to spring cleaning. The below projects, though fairly simple can help you save money on your energy bill and also prevent costly repairs of things you may have overlooked in your household. Clean the Refrigerator Coils Your refrigerator’s coils cool the refrigerant and need to be able to release heat. If the coils are covered in dust…

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