Home Automation Sonoma County

Reasons to Hire a Pro for Your Smart Home Installation

Chances are you have at least one smart home device in your home. Nowadays most homes have multiple smart devices whether it be a smart speaker, smart plug, or smart light bulbs. You can find just about a smart version of anything these days – even salt and pepper shakers! But just because something is labeled “smart”, doesn’t mean that is truly is. Often…


Generator Installation in Sonoma County

5 Tips for Maintaining Your Home Generator

Just like any other household appliance, your standby generator needs regular care and maintenance. Whether you use an electric generator, a diesel generator, a portable generator or a gasoline generator, make regular maintenance a priority. Regular maintenance prevents problems. A well-maintained standby generator is safer, more efficient and will last…


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Batteries & Generators: Can They Work Together with Solar?

Power outages are not only inconvenient but are also becoming more frequent. Whether caused by a natural disaster or inclement weather, a power outage can bring your life to a grinding halt. An outage can last a few minutes, a few hours, or even a few days. Luckily, a little planning and preparation can go a long way towards mitigating the impact of a power…


Signs You Need Professional Electrical Work in Your Home or Business

Did you know that electrical repair problems are hands down one of the main causes of most commercial fires every year? Faulty wiring and other electrical issues can pose a threat to you and your business. It is needless to say that if a fire starts in your office, you stand to lose several thousands of dollars and the ability to make more money. It is…


What to Do and NOT to Do Before and During a Power Outage

We are heavily dependent on electricity as it operates our household appliances. A power outage will not just plunge your region into darkness but will render all your electric appliances useless. When your appliances get turned off, it can be potentially upsetting and, at times, even dangerous. To help you stay safe and avoid inconvenience, we have…


Can Good Lighting Design Help Your Health?

Summit Technology Group is always on the lookout for new products and services that benefit our clients. That’s part of the reason why we’ve been in business for over 50 years. Today is no different. STG is excited to announce that we are now offering full design services, including lighting design. The decision to offer lighting design came easy to us.…


Tips to Prepare Your Backup Generator for Winter

Winter is here. Now is the right time to prepare your generator for the winter months as generators can develop several problems during this cold season. When the temperature drops, the particles of generator fuel can coalesce, making it difficult for you to operate the generator. If your generator has an electric starter, the batteries may lose cranking…


All You Wanted to Know About Battery Backup Systems

Power outages can be disastrous, especially if you have a sick person at home who uses an electricity-dependent medical device or assistive technology. If your area experiences frequent power outages, consider a solar battery backup in Sonoma County that will provide backup power when your regular power source fails. There are several benefits of solar…


Different Types of Generators

An electric generator converts mechanical energy from an external source to electrical energy. Generators are a godsend to families during power outages. A backup generator can power all the major appliances used in your household, and your home’s heat and medical equipment when you are not connected to the grid. If you live in an area plagued by power…


Electrical Contractors Sonoma County

The Importance of Regular Electrical Service Panel Maintenance

Your electrical service panel houses several circuit breakers that distribute electricity to different parts of your home. Over time, the service panel may become corroded, or dust may settle on different components. Dust, debris, or loose connections can cause your electrical panel to malfunction, putting your business or home at risk for tripped circuit…