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5 Reasons to Choose A-American Electric as Your Asheville Electrician

Beginning the search for a trusted Asheville electrician can, at times, be a daunting one. A-American Electric, Inc. is your one stop in the Asheville and Hendersonville area for all your electrical needs. What makes us unique is we have four divisions that specialize in Residential, Commercial, Industrial, and Service calls. Whether you are a…

How To Choose an Asheville Electrician for Your Custom Home Build

Choosing an Asheville electrician company to wire your custom home will be one of the most significant choices you make during the building process. Licensed and experienced electricians will ensure the wiring installation goes as safely and efficiently as possible. Below you’ll find important criteria for choosing the right electrician. Construction Experience with Electrical Wiring…

Springtime Electrical Tips from Your #1 Asheville Electrician

There’s nothing like the summer season in the greater Asheville, NC area—but springtime is when you need to run some basic electrical maintenance checks around your property to ensure you and your family are able to fully enjoy the warm weather when it comes. Here are some fundamental maintenance tips. Check all electrical wiring for…

Why You Need A Whole-House Generator This Winter

It’s getting colder outside, which means the weather is getting more and more unpredictable. The last thing you need on a freezing winter night is for the power to go out because of harsh winds or snow and ice. But with a whole-house generator, you won’t ever need to worry about a blackout.  When the…

Halloween Safety Tips

CUTE AS A BUTTON…BUT BEWARE! Each year nearly 3,500 people of all ages in the United States unintentionally swallow button batteries, also known as watch or coin batteries, used to power many electronics including toys, decoration and remote controls. 56,667 People, including children, were hospitalized for battery ingestion-related injuries between 1993 and 2013. All battery-related…

Electrical Safety

Electrical hazards can cause burns, shocks and electrocution (death). Assume that all overhead wires are energized at lethal voltages. Never assume that a wire is safe to touch even if it is down or appears to be insulated. Never touch a fallen overhead power line. Call the electric utility company to report fallen electrical lines.…

Changing Asheville

Our company was founded in the Asheville area because the owner has been here his whole life.  Phil Wilson grew up in Fletcher in between Asheville and Hendersonville.  Since the doors opened in 1981, Asheville has changed greatly.  It’s no longer a little place to stop in on your way to Raleigh or Charlotte, it…

LED Lighting Retrofits

The global LED retrofit market was valued at US$ 2,046.7 Mn in 2016 and is projected to register a cumulative annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 9.25% from 2018 to 2026, according to a new report published by Transparency Market Research (TMR) titled “LED retrofit Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and…