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A well-functioning home electrical system requires routine upkeep to ensure a safe, comfortable environment is maintained. To this end, Add On Electric provides people with superior electrical services thanks to their vast experience in the field. That’s why those in search of a quality residential electrician look to Add On Electric as a leader in the industry.

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With qualified commercial electricians on our team, Add On Electric provides expert commercial installations and repairs. We are licensed and insured contractors, and proud to provide an excellent and reliable service. As professionals in the industry, we are equipped to handle all of your commercial electrical needs. We work diligently to maintain our reputation as the highest-rated commercial electricians.

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You love your property, but it’s old, and you suspect there may be some problems with the electrical system. You’re not alone—many of the old buildings in town simply aren’t equipped to handle the electrical output that they are subjected to.

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Your home is more than a roof over your head, it’s the center of your world. In your home, memories are created and experiences are shared, so why not take the next step and transform your house into something revolutionary—with an automated system that exists to make your life easier.


Why All New Homes Should be Wired with RG6 cable, USB Electrical Outlets and Fiber Optic in 2023

As technology continues to advance, the need for high-speed internet and the ability to charge multiple devices at once is becoming increasingly important. This is why all new homes should be wired with RG6 cable, USB electrical outlets, and fiber […]

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Why All Homeowners Should Replace the Following Electrical Panels: Federal Pacific Electric (FPE) Stab-Lok Panels, Zinsco Panels, Challenger Panels

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The Incredible Dangers of Excessive Lighting Storms in New Mexico and the Dangers they Present to Homeowners

The Incredible Dangers of Excessive Lighting Storms in New Mexico and the Dangers they Present to Homeowners

Lightning storms are a common occurrence in New Mexico, particularly during the monsoon season. While they may be a beautiful display of nature, lightning […]

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How to Decide If You Should Install a Home EV Charging Station

How we travel from one location to another is evolving at the same breakneck pace as the rest of the planet. Electric vehicles have increasingly appeared on the road over the past several years. Electric cars are here to stay; […]

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Installing a EV Home Charging Station is a Smart Financial Move – Here’s Why

If you have just bought an electric vehicle (EV) or are considering buying one, you are probably debating whether you should buy an EV charging station for your house. You may be unsure whether the investment in these charging stations […]

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Factors to Know When You Should Install an Electrical Subpanel In Your Home

You may already be familiar with the main panel, which is in a house and is responsible for carrying the total electrical load. Your home’s primary electrical panel, a circuit breaker, is where electrical current first enters your property. Why […]

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Strategies to Follow to Locate Albuquerque Home Electrical Problems

Access to power simplifies living, but are you aware of how to identify potential electrical problems in your home? The following is a list of techniques to identify common issues and solutions to those problems. Most of us do not […]

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Smart Guide to Locating a Trustworthy Electrician

When you consider all of the objects in your home that are powered by electricity, it is easy to see why it is essential to have a reliable electrician to ensure that your home continues to operate as it should. […]

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Electrical Safety Tips to Make Your Albuquerque Home Safe

Electrically powered appliances, systems, and gadgets are ubiquitous in today’s modern houses; these products constitute the driving force behind daily living. However, many individuals are ignorant of the possible electrical dangers of using these industrious household goods since they are […]

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Home EV Charging Station Albuquerque – Here are the Advantages

Because it is an additional investment, installing an EV charging station in your Albuquerque home may not be something you consider seriously after purchasing your electric vehicle. After all, you drove your internal combustion engine vehicle without a gas pump […]

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Facts Albuquerque Homeowners Should Know About Installing an EV Home Charging Station

Most motorists need to realize how simple and convenient it is to install a charging station in their own house. According to EEI’s latest study, sales of electric vehicles are on the upswing. More than 1.18 million electric vehicles are […]

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Basic Guide on Charging an Electric Car

Charging an electric car could not be easier than it already is. Charging an electric vehicle, on the other hand, can need some getting used to if you were raised in an environment where people drove cars powered by fossil […]

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Steps to Follow When Your Smoke Alarms Beep at Night

If smoke or fire is in your home, smoke detectors are intended to alert you with a piercing alarm. It is hoped that this may jolt the occupants awake so they can escape to a safe location. However, it is […]

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Factors that Cause Flickering Lights In Your Home

Regular electrical maintenance is the best way to ensure your electrical system is trouble-free. It can prevent electrical problems, fires, shocks, and electrocutions. Appliances, outlets, switches, wiring, surge protectors, generators, electrical panels, and other components can all be made to […]

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Your Albuquerque GFCI Outlet Will Not Reset After it Rains – Here’s Why

Ground fault circuit interrupters are necessary if your home has any exterior outlets. A GFCI outlet will turn off the power if there is an abrupt shift in current, such as when electricity and water combine, but it is not […]

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Is Albuquerque Home Aluminum Wiring Dangerous and If it is What Should You do About It?

If your Albuquerque home has aluminum wiring, an inspector has probably already pointed it to you. You may doubt if you need to get it fixed, as with many other peculiarities and aspects of your house. Unfortunately, there aren’t many […]

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Do You Really Require a Professional Electrician to Wire Your Albuquerque Hot Tub?

Internet posts with enticing titles like “DIY and Save” or “Wire a Hot Tub without Paying an Electrician” are commonplace. However, setting up a hot tub is not as easy as it may seem. There are likely to be several […]

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Albuquerque Whole House Surge Protection Explained and Why Your Home Needs It

Lightning strikes, blown transformers, or fallen power lines are generally the first things that spring to mind when one thinks about power surges. However, these more spectacular exterior high-voltage surge occurrences, although still posing a risk to your property, are […]

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Landscape Lighting is Complicated – Hire an Electrician to Make Sure It’s Done Right

Do you want to put the finishing touch on the landscaping of your home or company by installing landscape lighting? Do you need inexpensive, reliable methods to light your yard and paths at night? While it’s tempting to try your […]

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Factors Why Getting the Electrical Inspected is Critical When Purchasing a New Home in Albuquerque

Deciding to buy a home is significant. Don’t rush anything when looking for a home. Some of the most desirable homes in the country can be found in your area. To narrow your search, you’ll need to comprehensively inspect each […]

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The Importance of the Electrical Inspection When Buying an Investment Property

Consider getting an electrical inspection done before you buy an investment property in Albuquerque for the following reasons:

Electrical systems are often not checked during a routine property inspection

A standard building inspection will include evaluations of the facility’s heating and plumbing […]

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Top Factors Why Your Business Should Switch to LED Lighting, Dump Fluorescent, and Save Money

LED lighting is one of the greatest innovations for both commercial and residential owners in recent years. Since they must power many light fixtures, commercial building owners will benefit most from this new technology. They could save a lot of […]

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Solar Technology Became Less Expensive and Improved During the Decade of the 2010’s – Here’s What is in Store for the 2020’s and Beyond

No other power generation technology could keep up with solar’s rapid decline in price in the 2010s. Once again, the game is changing for the better in the 2020s.

From $2 per watt to just over $0.20 per watt, the cost […]

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Installing an At-Home EV Charging Station is a Smart Move – Here’s Why

You may enjoy driving your electric car but finding and waiting in line at a public charging station is probably the last thing on your mind. Suppose you’ve been thinking about getting an EV charging station for your house but […]

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Reasons Why You Should Always Hire an Albuquerque Licensed Electrician to Do Your Electrical Work

There is a lot at stake when it comes to power. This is not a job for the neighborhood handyman. It would help if you did not attempt to fix or replace any electrical components on your own. Only a […]

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Factors to Consider When Deciding to Add an Electrical Subpanel In Your House

Keep in mind that the location and size of the subpanel are essential factors to consider. The electric company provides power to your home through the service entrance. An electric meter and, often, a disconnect is on the way to […]

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Albuquerque Electrical Safety Tips Every Homeowner Needs to Know

Modern life relies heavily on electricity. It’s harmful if you don’t respect it. If you’re concerned about electrical safety, here are ten things to keep in mind:

Always Turn Off the Electricity

Before you begin any work, you should check to be […]

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Albuquerque DIY Electrical Troubleshooting

The difficulty of troubleshooting and repairing electrical problems can vary depending on the age of your home’s wiring, as well as its severity.

Even if your home is wired perfectly, you may still experience occasional short circuits. However, many common electrical […]

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Electric Vehicles Impact Home Electric Bills – Here’s How Much

Male hand pointing the electric charger in the dedicated house of a EV electric car vehicle at the dedicated station or home

Electric cars are becoming more popular as people become more aware of the environment and as more people can […]

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Albuquerque Home Electrical Outlet Upgrades— Here are Several Types to Consider

 Do the electrical outlets in your home need to be changed? Add On Electric knows all about the six most common kinds of upgrades. To find out more, look below.

Night lights with LEDs

LED night lights last longer and can be […]

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The Dangers of Old Electrical Wiring Every Homeowner Needs to Know

Yes, old wiring can start a fire. During our inspections of older Albuquerque houses, this is a question we get asked all the time. When there is old wiring or outdated electrical systems, there is a risk that there will […]

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Basic Albuquerque Home Electrical Safety Tips Every Homeowner Needs to Know

An essential component of modern society, electricity has evolved into an essential component of today.

However, as convenient as possible, several electrical dangers and accident risks should not be ignored.

Check out this list of electrical safety precautions to keep your house […]

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Steps to Take if An Electrical Outlet is Not Working in Your Home

Unbelievably, a homeowner can frequently fix a faulty outlet before calling in a specialist. To find out which options require an electrician, read on.

When you connect your phone charger to a kitchen outlet, sometimes it doesn’t charge as usual—it appears […]

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Here’s How a Standard Electric Doorbell Operates

Doorbells that are wired are straightforward electrical installations. If you can locate the necessary components, repairing one is usually elementary and an excellent introduction to basic electrical theory.

Because electric doorbells are cheap, it is usually more cost-effective to buy […]

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Smart Doorbells Explained

Smart Doorbells Explained by Add On Electric 505-804-9534 AA

Smart doorbells go beyond simple visitor notification by including convenience and safety features like answer-from-anywhere functionality and a live video stream to provide a complete guest experience.

A smart doorbell is a […]

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The Basics of Home Electrical Grounding

All circuits should be equipped with a grounding system to minimize the risk of electrical shock.

When the electrical codes were revised in 1962, they mandated that all 120-volt circuits be grounded; when the codes were revised again in 1999, they […]

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Troubleshooting Home Electrical Problems – Part Two

Albuquerque homeowners can benefit from learning how to troubleshoot electricity problems. This is part two of a two-part article on the subject. Listed here are a handful of problems and how to check for them.

Is the power out in part […]

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Troubleshooting For Home Electrical Problems – Part One

Albuquerque homeowners can benefit from learning how to troubleshoot electricity problems. This is part one of a two-part article on the subject

How to Test for Electricity at An Outlet or Switch

Checking to see whether an electrical outlet or switch is […]

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Why Upgrading Your Albuquerque Electric Meter and Panel to 200-Amp Service Is a Smart Move

If you’re like most Albuquerque homeowners, chances are you don’t think about your electrical service too often. After all, when your home is running well below your service capacity, your breaker won’t be tripping often, if ever. But as more […]

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How to Determine if Your Home Needs a Electrical Service Panel Upgrade – Part Two

If you’re wondering if you should upgrade your electrical panel, here’s some key points to consider.

If your home’s current electrical panel is:

Less than 200-amp serviceRunning at maximum capacity, orOver 25 years old

It’s highly likely that you would benefit from an […]

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How to Determine If Your Home Needs an Electrical Service Panel Upgrade – Part One

Chances are at some stage you’ve wondered if you should upgrade your electrical panel.  And if you’re reading this article, maybe that’s now!

Here’s some key points to think about:

If your electrical panel is less than 200-amp service, is at maximum […]

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Thinking of Doing Your Own Albuquerque Home Electrical Work?—Think Again DIY’er

There are many benefits to doing your Albuquerque home electrical work. You save money, it is more flexible than calling in and waiting for an electrician, and you can call the shots.

Despite this, even the more experienced DIY electrician may […]

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Home Electrical Safety Strategies to Follow to Keep Your Albuquerque Home Safe

We don’t usually think much about how we use electricity in our homes because it’s such a simple automatic action. Plug in an electrical appliance, and it goes. But it’s important to realize that electricity is anything but simple and when […]

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Electrical Hazards Strategies To Follow To Safeguard Your New Mexico Warehouse

Electrical safety is a crucial component of any warehouse. Although the materials used on site pose serious threats, electrical tools can still cause injury and damage if handled carelessly.

Extension cords are one such tool that should not be taken lightly […]

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Electric Car Home Charging Station And Public Charging Station Costs and Basic Facts

If you plan on driving your electric car for an extended period, it’s best to plug in when possible and charge. Charging battery costs vary depending on where electricity is cheaper than normal rates – this could be during off-peak […]

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