1. Popular EVs That Require Home Charging Stations

    Recently, the Tesla company announced their latest innovation when they released information their new electric vehicle, the Tesla Model 3 sedan. One of the reasons that Tesla has been such a popular maker of EVs is the extensive vehicle range of over 200 miles per charge. While this has made Tesla a leader in the EV community, many other electric cars are still being purchased that have travel ra…Read More

  2. Add Dimmer Switches To Your Home

    One of the best reasons to live in Marin County is to enjoy the more than 250 days of sunshine a year. With a higher than average amount of sunny days, many people in the area look to minimize their use of electricity and supplement it with natural light whenever possible. One popular way to better control the lighting in your home is by adding dimmer switches. Dimmer switches allow you to adjust …Read More

  3. Remodeling Older Homes Requires Calling An Electrician

    Marin County is a beautiful part of Northern California, and it is easy to understand why so many folks continue to move to our neck of the woods. However, it is important to remember that Marin County is an older community, and many of the homes built in the area date back to the 1940’s. Typically, families moving into these older houses are looking forward to updating their recent purchase an…Read More

  4. Ground Wiring Electrical Options for Older Homes

    Your house has old wiring, and your outlets don’t have the third slot for the ground prong. What can you do? How do you go about adding a ground wire or ground connection to your outlets? Call the residential electricians at Divine Electric in Marin County, CA. First, why have a ground in your house wiring? The ground wire was added for personal protection. Appliances that have the third prong f…Read More

  5. USB Charging Outlet Electrical Upgrades

    We are in the technology age. But is your home? Are your counters cluttered with USB device cords? Do you have various charging locations due to a lack of outlets? Do you use temporary extension cords to plug in your electronics and charge your devices? Maybe when your device is on ‘low battery’ you find yourself using the device while plugged in? With the technology age comes solutions to the…Read More

  6. GFCI Safety Outlet Electrical Upgrades

    You may know what a GFCI outlet looks like is, but do you really know how it works? A basic understanding of this electrical device can help prevent safety problems. A GFCI is specifically designed to protect people against electric shock from an electrical system, and it monitors the imbalance of current between the ungrounded (hot) and grounded (neutral) conductor of a given circuit. Don’t let…Read More

  7. LED Bulb Electrical Efficiency Upgrades

    As local electricians in Marin County, many people ask us, "Are LED bulbs worth it?" The short answer is definitely yes. There are a few reasons that make LED the superior option. The longevity of LED bulbs is good; they often come with 5 to 10 year warranties, thus the need to be purchased less often – which means less fuss and changing bulbs, too. They’re also environmentally friendly, and…Read More

  8. Electrical Installation of Vehicle Charging Circuits

    Imagine never going to the gas station again. That’s just one key advantage of an electric vehicle. But then you have to play the waiting game while your vehicle charges. However, you can improve the charging time by installing a Level 2 (240-volt) charger at home. A Level 2 charger cuts the time it takes to replenish the battery from more than 18 hours with a 110-volt wall plug to as little a…Read More