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Electricity and New Years Eve ball drops

Electricity and New Years Eve ball drops

How many champagne corks popping it would take to power the Times Square Ball that’s dropped on New Year’s Eve? The Ball is a geodesic sphere, 12 feet in diameter, and weighs 11,875 pounds.

How to fix a tripped breaker

How to fix a tripped breaker

It’s inevitable – you have a tripped breaker at the worst time. Just as the Christmas tree is being decorated, bang out goes the breaker. If you haven’t ever looked inside your electrical panel, there are switches called breakers.

When Christmas lights trip your breaker box

When Christmas lights trip your breaker box

Many homeowners are confused when they throw the switch for their elaborate Christmas light displays only to plunge their entire home into darkness. To understand why Christmas lights, trip the circuit breaker, you’ll need to understand how circuit breakers work.

Christmas light electrical safety: Fixtures

Christmas light electrical safety: Fixtures

Especially in the hot New Jersey summers, overheating can cause an LED to be less efficient and burn out faster. The professionals at Mikulka Electric are happy to discuss your options. We can make sure that the fixtures you are using will not adversely affect your LED bulbs.

Christmas light electrical safety

Christmas light electrical safety

An average of 770 fires are caused by Christmas lights every year, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Christmas lights can pose a major hazard inside and outside your home. Here’s how to prevent a potential disaster.

Have an electrical need that is too high to reach?

Have an electrical need that is too high to reach?

Do you have electrical or communications devices that a ladder cannot reach? Mikulka Electrical Services located in New Jersey provides bucket truck services for any industrial, commercial, or even residential services.

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