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The Cellular Geeks is a Level 3 Certified Repair Center that focus on repairing and data recovery of cell phones. We offer a complete line of repairs such as water damage, replacement of cracked touch screens & digitizers, LCD's, charging ports, keypad, speakers, headset jacks, charging pins, batteries, etc. Our mission is

2632 Mountain Industrial Boulevard
Tucker,
GA
US

Deluxe Services, Inc is a fully licensed and insured heating-air conditioning company. We are committed to providing our customers with prompt service and experienced technicians. Our team is committed to fulfilling the customers heating-cooling needs while providing service that suits there needs and budget.

PO Box 392252
Snellville,
GA
US

Residential Wiring: Controlling the Current

At any given moment, electricity is coursing through your walls to power your lamps, refrigerators, and extra refrigerators. Read our guide to some of the many different safeguards electricians rely on to safely power our homes.

The simplest components of a home’s electrical wiring are the wires themselves. If you cut open a standard sheathed electrical cable, you’d find several different wires, including:

  • At least one hot wire that carries power from the service panel to the outlet or device. Hot wires are usually black, but may be blue, red, or other colors as well.
  • A neutral wire, usually white, that carries power from the outlet or device back to the service panel (and eventually out of the building).
  • A ground wire, usually green or bare copper. Through the power grid, this low-resistance wire will be grounded, or connected to the earth, whose bulk can accept a great deal of charge without consequence.

    Wires are rated at different gauges, or thicknesses, depending on how much electrical current they need to carry. It's important to choose the right gauge of wire for a given circuit: even if its capacity is only off by 10 amps, it can overload, heat up, and cause a fire.

    Backup systems also protect against wires overloading. Every outlet, fixture, and appliance in the home is part of a circuit that will shut off automatically via a circuit breaker if too much current starts to run through it. One specialized type of breaker, called an arc-fault circuit interrupter (AFCI), will also trip if it detects a discharge of energy called an arc fault, which can cause intense heat and fires. (An arc, in electrical parlance, is simply an electrical current transmitted through the air—for instance, if a wire forming part of a circuit were cut, the electricity would leap between the two bits of metal in the form of a spark, creating dangerous heat.) A ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI), which protects against electric shock, is usually installed on circuits that run close to water—for instance, the circuit that serves your bathroom probably has one. All of these breakers are located in a service panel that's usually placed near where electricity initially enters the house.

    Finally, modern three-hole outlets are structured to protect against the fallout from an electrical arc and form a friendly little face. Each hole in the outlet corresponds to one of the three basic types of wire. The smaller slot on the right side is connected to the hot wire, and the larger slot connects to the neutral one. The small, round hole beneath the two slots connects to the ground wire. This last connection makes the outlet safer because in case of an arc, the electricity will seize it as the fastest way to get to ground, rather than forging its own destructive path.

4674 Clark Howell Hwy Ste. 5
Atlanta,
GA
US

In designing and installing home a/v systems, Modern Technologies' technicians give clients the dens, home theaters, and super-villain fortresses of their dreams. They draw on more than 15 years of experience to affix flat-screens to brick, stone, and sheet-rock, or wire labyrinthine surround-sound systems. Additionally, they'll reconfigure wiring to keep it concealed, or to keep game rooms firmly connected to the Internet. The set-em-up experts offer packages and a la carte services, and for homeowners who haven't picked out a TV yet, Modern Technologies offers a variety at discounted prices.

3525 Piedmont Road Northeast
Atlanta,
GA
US

Driven by a goal of helping homeowners to navigate the often-overwhelming barrage of home chores and errands, Eurobella’s staff of experienced technicians and planners takes pride in completing patrons’ to-do lists. The multitalented staff takes on tasks of all types and complexities, from laying sod to cleaning roofs sullied by the hooves of visiting reindeer. Along with home-centric services, the team also extends organizational skills into the concierge-service realm with event planning, reservation making, and flight booking.

180 Industrial Park Circle
Lawrenceville,
GA
US

A master carpenter armed with 18 years of construction experience, owner Bryan Eady and his team of handymen head up home repair and beautification with a spate of handyman services. A carpenter restores freshly built luster from foundation to roof, touching up or installing floors and securing ceiling fans, lights, and monkey bars. Two- or four-hour sessions allow ample time for spackling drywall divots, erecting shelves, or lining walls with trim. Bryan or a member of his team can also outwit minor electrical and plumbing malfunctions or mount appliances in kitchens and shrines to favorite astrologists. Abode exteriors sparkle after a handyman declutters gutters and pressure-washes grimy siding. Domicile makeovers can also include door or window installation and indoor, outdoor, or bathroom-ceiling fresco painting.

1200 Norwalk Trce
Lawrenceville,
GA
US