How Many Volts in an Average Lightning Strike?
October 31

How Many Volts in an Average Lightning Strike?

When an electrical storm causes lightning to strike your home, the surge of power can damage your home’s electrical system and all the things connected… View Article Read More

How to Help Prevent Dryer Fires
September 29

How to Help Prevent Dryer Fires

Dryer fires are an often-overlooked danger in many households, causing significant damage and threatening safety. The good news is that with careful attention and regular… View Article Read More

Electrical Services
August 15

Understanding the Difference Between Watts and Amps

When discussing the electricity that powers the appliances in your La Vernia home or office, you may have heard terms like “watts” or “amps.” These… View Article Read More

July 18

Why DIY Electrical Work Is Not a Good Idea

If you have electrical work planned, you should get it taken care of by a professional. Anything that has to do with electricity comes with… View Article Read More

GVEC electrical services
June 21

How to Stay Safe While Using Extension Cords

Countless devices in and around your Gonzales home depend on electricity to operate. Extension cords provide a convenient solution when you need to use those… View Article Read More

GVEC electrical services
May 10

Key Differences Between a Circuit Breaker and GFCI

Electrical outlets and circuit breakers are both important parts of electrical wiring systems. They are both used to protect against hazardous electrical surges and shorts…. View Article Read More

April 18

Five Ways to Baby-Proof Your Home Against Electrical Dangers

Having a baby is the beginning of one of life’s most rewarding adventures. If your home has never had a baby living in it before,… View Article Read More

March 30

What New Homeowners Should Know About Their Electrical System

As a new homeowner, it’s crucial to gain basic knowledge of your electrical system to ensure your home’s continued safety, security and energy efficiency. Having… View Article Read More

February 28

7 Reasons Why You Need a Home Generator

Electricity providers, including GVEC, work hard to make sure the locations they serve have reliable electricity at the flip of a switch. However, sometimes severe… View Article Read More

January 20

The Basics of Generator Safety

In times of natural disasters and power outages, a generator is a valuable piece of equipment to have at your disposal. As great as they… View Article Read More