Tales from the power lines

by little sparkie
Our Service Charges

Our Service Charges

Ever wonder about our service charges and if they are worth it? When we arrive at your door, we’ve already incurred a number of costs just to get us, our service truck, and our equipment there. Think of this analogy:  Without years of expensive medical training and experience, your doctor couldn...

March 22, 2019 Read more
Avoiding Rodents and Electrical Arcs!

Avoiding Rodents and Electrical Arcs!

Nobody likes mice or rats on their property, but beyond the obvious reasons for keeping rodents out, here’s another one: they can chew your electrical wires and potentially cause a fire. Damaged, worn, cracked or corroded electrical wires can increase the chance of electrical accidents. Have a qua...

February 27, 2019 Read more
Here’s Why You Need a Generator…

Here’s Why You Need a Generator…

Why do you need a generator? Winter is here, and with it the possibility of losing power. Power outages often last for hours, days or even weeks, and they can be costly if you’re not prepared. But it’s not just inclement weather that can turn the lights out. Curious animals, automobile a...

January 14, 2019 Read more
Celebrate Safely this Holiday Season!

Celebrate Safely this Holiday Season!

This isn’t just the time of year when we eat more than usual, it’s also when we have the most household accidents and fires, according to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, Inc. (ESFI). With multiple strings of lights, electrical holiday decorations, candles and lots of cooking, it...

December 5, 2018 Read more
Avoid Electrical Fires Before they Start!

Avoid Electrical Fires Before they Start!

Electricity causes more than 40,000 fires every year in the United States, resulting in hundreds of injuries and deaths. Electrical fires kill more than 750 people and cause more than $1 billion in property damage annually, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The top ele...

November 16, 2018 Read more
Follow These Fall Safety Tips!

Follow These Fall Safety Tips!

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), reminds you to keep electrical safety in mind as the cooler fall weather moves many activities back indoors. The following safety tips will help you stay safe during the change of seasons: Safely store warm weather tools like lawn mowers and tri...

October 10, 2018 Read more
Dangers from Space Heaters Are Not Over Yet!

Dangers from Space Heaters Are Not Over Yet!

By Master Electrician Catherine Nazarene, Little Sparkie Electric LLC Maryland has seen some warm winter days recently, but that doesn’t mean the dangers of space heaters are over.  In fact, people may actually use the space heaters more to avoid cranking up the thermostat when temperatures drop....

February 26, 2018 Read more
Seeking advanced helper or journeyman-level electrician

Seeking advanced helper or journeyman-level electrician

Seeking advanced helper or journeyman-level electrician for flexible work hours. Mechanical ability a huge plus to help service our approximately 100 Generac generator customers. Maturity and ability to relate to customers a must. Usual hand tools required. Competitive wages commensurate with experi...

February 26, 2018 Read more
Little Sparkie Electric Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Little Sparkie Electric Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Frederick, MD…Catherine Nazarene has built her successful business as an electrical contractor by ignoring the Dow Jones average and focusing on hard work, excellent service and diversifying their service offerings. Although she launched her Mt. Airy-based business on January 1, 2007, she was ab...

January 15, 2017 Read more
Celebrating Nine Years in Business!

Celebrating Nine Years in Business!

New Year’s Day 2016 marked the 9th anniversary in business for Little Sparkie Electric! It’s hard to believe. Time flies when you’re having fun, as the saying goes! We are excited to reach such a milestone, and we want to say a huge THANK YOU!! first and foremost to our customers, ...

January 4, 2016 Read more
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