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The health and safety of our valued customers and employees is our top priority. As the situation surrounding the Covid-19 virus continues to evolve, we are taking extra measures to ensure the ongoing health and safety of our customers and employees. We are implementing our plans to provide safe and reliable service to you. We have advised our employees of personal hygiene and keeping their distance when visiting.

We ask that if you have a service appointment with us at your home and you are ill or have been out of the country in the past few weeks, please contact us so we can reschedule.

We will continue to be here for all your electrical needs,

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Electrical Myths Debunked

Don’t believe everything you hear. You’ve probably heard that thousands of times throughout your lifetime and it’s a good rule to live by.

Here are a few myths about electricity that we want to clear up for you in order to keep you safe:

Myth: Power lines are insulated.

Fact: The truth is, ninety percent of power lines are not insulated. Even the ones that are, are exposed to weather and natural conditions that can wear insulation down over time. Therefore, no power lines are safe to touch.

Myth: Only high voltage is dangerous.

Fact: Most people don’t realize that voltage is the amount of pressure used to push electricity along. Amperage (amps) is the amount of electricity in a given spot and this is what is dangerous. It’s important to note that ¼ of one amp can cause irregular heart beating.

Myth: Wood is an insulator.

Fact: Wood is in fact, a conductor. It does become difficult for electricity to travel through wood because the molecules are so far apart, but if the wood is wet or the voltage is high enough, it can be very dangerous.

Looking for an electrician in Rochester, NY? Look no further, Lon Lockwood Electric is here to assist with all of your electrical needs. Give us a call today at (585) 766-4702 to schedule an appointment today.