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Work With Licensed Electricians When Installing EV Chargers

Electric cars are great for creating a positive environmental impact; however, since the innovation is still relatively new, it can be a hassle finding charging stations that will power your electric vehicle. To solve this problem, many people install home or commercial charging stations that will save them money and add convenience. 

If you’re thinking of adding an EV charging station to your home or business, you might consider doing it yourself; however, here are a few reasons why you should work with a licensed electrician.

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5 Reasons You Need a Home Standby Generator

5 Reasons You Need a Home Standby Generator, Cajun Electric

When it comes to Louisiana’s hurricane season, lasting from July to November, you can never be too prepared. Whether it’s a sudden blackout caused by the storm itself or the lingering damages that prevent power from being restored, getting left in the dark is not only inconvenient but dangerous.

Though you can’t control the weather, you can control how you prepare for it. Installing a home standby generator is the best way to ensure the safety of your home and everyone in it. Start preparing for the 2023 hurricane season and see how a home standby generator can help you comfortably weather the storms.

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Work with a Qmerit Certified Installer When Going Electric

Cajun Electric is proud to be a Qmerit Certified Installer, partnering to lead the charge in electrification—the shift from fossil fuels to a more sustainable, electric-powered future. We support making the energy transition easy by providing our knowledge and an exceptional installation experience for homeowners.

Only select electrical service providers earn the exclusive Qmerit certification, a symbol of excellence in electrification. You can depend on us to provide trusted installation solutions that meet the highest standards for safety and service quality.

As a Qmerit Certified Installer, we are:

  •     Properly licensed, fully insured and thoroughly background-checked
  •     Compliant with all applicable worker’s compensation guidelines
  •     Required to secure permits to verify installations meet local building codes
  •     Teamed with industry experts for training on the latest technologies

Ready to make the switch to electric? Make sure you do it the right way. Get in touch with our team today!

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How to Protect the Power in Your Home

Keeping your home clean of transformer issues, excessive heat and overall electrical problems mean keeping your power “clean.” Unfortunately, you can’t always rely on energy companies, and “dirty power” is inevitable without taking the proper steps. Dirty power is an abnormality in the power quality delivered to a system. These high-frequency spikes can cause dangerous health and electrical issues for those living in the home. If you are experiencing electrical abnormalities, you may have dirty power in your home. Here are some of our recommended steps:

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5 Reasons Every Light You Own Should Be LED


Common misconceptions surrounding LED lighting have left many people in the dark about its significant advantages over traditional light bulbs. When people think of LED lights, they typically think of a stark, overly-bright white light, not your ideal home or office lighting. LED lighting represents the latest development in the lighting industry. There are reasons why many industrial, commercial and residential buildings now use LEDs, and we’re here to shine a light on why you should make the switch. Check out these five reasons why every light you own should be LED.