Voice and Data Network Cabling 101

For many companies, voice and data are the backbone of their business. If installed incorrectly or not taken care of properly, voice and data network cabling can put business on hold, causing a loss of money and time.

At Hiller, we pride ourselves on keeping your business up-and-running or repairing electrical issues as soon as possible.

Have questions about voice and data network cabling from your business? Here’s a quick rundown of the process. We’ll start with to-dos before we do any installation: Continue Reading

Security System Installation 101

The 4th of July weekend is fast approaching, and vacation is on the mind of many. While vacation is no doubt relaxing, many homeowners also want to have peace of mind in being able to securely leave their home unattended.

No matter what time of year it is, having a security system is a great addition to any home. Even so, it’s essential to make sure the system is installed correctly. Here’s what should be on your mind if you’re thinking about installing a security system yourself. Continue Reading

Commercial Fire Alarm Systems 101

Here at Hiller Electric, we take the safety of our employees and customers very seriously. That is why we do all we can to ensure everyone we work with has the best possible understanding of practical safety when it comes to electric appliances and systems.

Improper use of electric appliances and systems can lead to very disastrous situations such as injury to people and property. Continue Reading

Why Surge Protectors Are So Important

If you’ve grown up in the Midwest, then chances are you are familiar with the storm season that can begin in late March and last well up into July.

Between the chance of falling trees and flying debris, storms can wreak serious havoc on homes and commercial buildings. But that’s not all. In fact, the biggest threat doesn’t come from the gushing winds or torrential downpours; it comes from the lighting strikes that can end up shorting almost everything you own.

That is why today we are going to go over why you should consider having a surge protector. Take a look below: Continue Reading

Commercial | Thermal Scans 101

Here at Hiller Electric, efficiency and safety are top priorities. We do all that we can to make sure our clients, both in their homes and commercial buildings, are given the best service possible.

When it comes to taking care of the electrical systems, it is always important to make sure you go the extra step in safeguarding your building through regular inspections that will locate small problems before they get worse.

By taking the precautions necessary to ensure a safe work environment, you can save yourself a lot of time and money.

One precaution you can take is a thermal scan. Not sure if your building needs one, or what a thermal scan can prevent? Take a look below: Continue Reading

Commercial | Trenching and Underground Electrical Work

Here at Hiller Electric, we take pride in the experience and knowledge we have when it comes to all things electrical.

We understand how much of an impact an efficient electrical system makes when it comes to keeping your business running smoothly, which is why we offer a large number of services to fit all of your electrical needs.

Today we are going to highlight one of those services: trenching and underground electrical work. Take a look below. Continue Reading

Get to Know Travis Bang, Residential Service Technician

Our team is an important cornerstone here at Hiller Electric. They are the ones who answer calls, get out in the field, and ultimately, they are the ones responsible for living out and maintaining our reputation.

So we would like you to get to know our team better. Today, we are highlighting one of our Residential Service Technicians, Travis Bang. Check out his interview below: Continue Reading

Commercial | Electrical Maintenance (Exercising Breakers and Any Other Maintenance Items)

Here at Hiller Electric, we pride ourselves on the excellent quality of service we give when it comes to the installation and repair of our customers’ homes and commercial buildings.

But long after the installation or repair, it is also important that our customers take the time to make sure all of their electrical equipment is still in tip-top shape. This is especially true in a commercial building where poor electrical maintenance can result in money and time loss for repairs, or even worse, the injury of an employee due to damaged electrical equipment.

So today we are going to go over the importance of maintaining your commercial building and a few tips on how you can get started. Take a look below. Continue Reading

Residential | Why You Should Consider Task Lighting

When it comes to working in an office, going to the library, or being at school, most of us are not strangers to task lighting. But, task lighting can be used for more than just deskwork. In fact, it can be incorporated into our everyday tasks, even at home.

Task lights are fairly easy integrated into the design of your home, whether that’s lighting placed underneath some shelving or installed underneath a cabinet.

To show you what we mean we’ve put together a few reasons why task lighting is so beneficial and why you may want to consider installing some in your home. Take a look below: Continue Reading

All About the Outdoors: Landscape Lighting, Outdoor Wiring, and Water Features

With the weather warming up, it is time for us to start spending our afternoons in the outdoors with friends and family. As always, we want to make our yard as pleasing to the eye as possible –planting a few flowers, fixing up the garden, and landscaping.

But there is more to our yards than pretty flowers! If you want to get the most out of this wonderful weather –let’s say, well into the night –then you should consider adding some outdoor wiring and lighting.

Here at Hiller we know about all things electric, which is why today we are going to go over a few tips on landscape lighting and wiring. Take a look below: Continue Reading