This November a San Antonio sting operation apprehended 42 unlicensed electricians over three days. Each phony electrician faced up to $5,0000 in state fines. The whole operation may seem excessive for apparently harmless do-it-yourself handymen. But the real dangers of using an unlicensed electrical contractor makes this police action a no-brainer. Without a license, customers can’t know that a contractor is thoroughly trained and educated, will be held accountable for his mistakes, and is insured for any damages done. [click to continue…]


Running for our returning troops

Congratulations to everyone who came out to Houston Oaks Country Club and Family Sports Retreat for the inaugural Marcus Luttrell Boot Run Houston half marathon and 5k. We’re especially proud of Tyler, Shannon and Amy Lynn for going the distance. Shannon successfully raised $4,551 in support The Boot Campaign that helps American troops in their […]

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Supporting our troops with more than words

What do a veteran Navy SEAL, a women’s professional golfer, and the Afghani village of Sabray have in common? True American spirit. The story begins in 2005, when the US military dropped Marcus Luttrell and three other Navy SEALs into the mountains of Afghanistan during Operation Redwings. Operation Redwings’ mission was to gather intelligence concerning […]

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Billy has 5,000 more reasons to smile about getting his new standby generator

Congratulations to Bill Rigby, winner of the Generator Power Systems $5,000 giveaway. Billy, pictured here with Tyler Cherry, Nancy Goodwin and Jim Fish, was drawn at random from all of Generator Power Systems’ customers who purchased a qualifying generator from May till October 2, 2012. Billy was totally shocked when Jim, Nancy and Tyler showed […]

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Will you get tricked by an electric-saving scam?

The “Power Save 1200” claims to reduce your electricity bill by using capacitors to alter the power factor of the electricity being consumed in your home. It further claims that an improved power factor will extend the life of electrical devices, help electrical motors run more efficiently, save light bulbs and eliminate static interference. It […]

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