Have questions about all things electrical? Let us help. Our frequently asked question section will grow over time as we add more questions and additional answers. Check for answers below, if you still need help, give Fortus Electric a call at (336) 955-1023.

ELECTRICAL METER SAFETY: What Homeowners need to know!

Your North Carolina electric power supplier installs and owns the electric meter on the outside of your home.  The meter is used by your power company to measure the amount of electricity your household uses.  Currently, there are two (typical) types of electric...

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Kitchen Renovations? Call Fortus Electric!

Kitchen Remodels Few home improvements provide a better return on investment than a well-executed kitchen renovation. Consulting with licensed and experienced electrical contractors, like our team at Fortus, is key to a successful project.  We can help you maximize...

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Retail Store Electrical Services

Fortus Electric provides Electrical Contracting Services in the Piedmont Triad of North CarolinaBUILDING OR REMODELING A RETAIL STORE IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA?Hire a commercial electrician with the experience to make sure your retail outlet is safe,...

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Electrical Tips for Fall

Electrical tips for Fall, be prepared for cold, wet weather. A little preparation now will help you get your home or business prepared for the upcoming wet, cold winter months.  Spend a couple of hours and complete the Fortus Electic fall electrical checklist. Avoid...

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Looking for a good commercial electrician?

updated 2/20/19Fortus Electric suggests you consider the following when looking for a commercial electrical contractor: Skill set: do the electricians have the skill sets you need to provide you with the electrical solutions you need?Experience: Does the...

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Solar Power Lighting Solutions

Consider solar power lighting; quick installation reduced electrical costs. Fortus Electric can help with your solar power needs. From landscaping lighting, deck lighting or outdoor safety lighting, solar options are becoming more reliable and affordable....

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Prepare for a Safe Spring: Electrical Safety Tips

Fortus Electric's Electrical Safety Tips for Spring 1) Inspect all electrical outlets and switches • replace broken and out of date electrical plates • call an electrician and fix inoperable light switches • outdoor outlets and switches, make sure they...

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I lost power coming into my house

Q. I lost electrical power in some of my house but not the entire house.  What do I do? A. Try the following:     • Reset the main breaker, or the breaker feeding your sub-pane     • Call the power company to check the electrical power...

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My electrical outlet box sinks into the wall

Q:  I have a receptacle that moves back into the wall when I plug something in. A: This happens when the box is recessed in the wall and the opening of the wall is larger than the receptacle, allowing it to move beyond the wall.  Fortus Electric can install special...

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