Home Buyers’ Guide: Electrical Pitfalls and How to Manage Them

July 14, 2015 by Valerie Griffiths

Let’s face it: there’s enough stress involved in the home buying process as it is. Worrying about electrical problems shouldn’t be one of them, but unfortunately, problems arise. The way you handle them is key. It’s important to keep things in perspective to maintain a positive relationship with the sellers. Here we identify the top […]

Category: Electrical safety, Electrical Service Upgrade, Residential Electrical Projects

If a Smoke Detector Sounds, Will Your Sleeping Kids Hear It?

July 10, 2015 by Valerie Griffiths

Smoke detectors are glaring and annoying by design. They exist to alert you and your family in case of smoke and danger, so you can quickly exit the house and call for help if needed…right? Yes, that’s true, but they may not be serving their purpose when your family is fast asleep. One Fire Safety […]

Category: Home fire safety, Residential Electrical Projects


Lighting Design: A Rhode Island Waterfront Modern Home

February 24, 2015 by Valerie Griffiths

Recently Griff Electric partnered with Ikaria to create a unique waterfront home in Cranston, RI. It’s been such an exciting and gratifying project that we wanted to share a bit more about it with you here on our blog. Architect Mark Lawton discusses some of the energy and electrical features of the home in this […]

Category: Exterior Lighting, Interior Lighting, Residential Electrical Projects


Three Common Electrical Problems in your Newport, RI Home

January 26, 2015 by Valerie Griffiths

Living in Newport County for most people means beautiful vistas and charming historic neighborhoods. We love the slate roofs, wood shingles, and window shutters, but we don’t love the old electrical wiring that often comes with these homes. From the antiquated to the downright spooky, here are three of the most common electrical problems in […]

Category: Electrical problems, Residential Electrical Projects


The Generator Installation Process: A Customer’s Perspective

February 18, 2014 by Valerie Griffiths

Purchasing a generator provides peace of mind, and prepares your home or business for whatever New England weather should come along. But how do you know the time is right? And what’s really involved in the process? We caught up with a Griff Electric customer who recently had a generator installed to protect his Tiverton, […]

Category: Back up Power Supply, Residential Electrical Projects
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