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Commercial Lighting Complexities – Electricians to the Rescue

Commercial Lighting Complexities – Electricians to the Rescue

Why You Might Need an Electrician to Replace Commercial Lights



Commercial Lighting Complexities – Electricians to the Rescue by Steve McCardell


In household settings, most of us can change a light bulb as long as it’s safely within reach. Even if we’re upgrading to newer LED bulbs, it’s just a matter of unscrewing one bulb… Continue reading

2017 Best of the Springs

Vote Swartz Electric Best of the Springs 2017 Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

From the Swartz Electric Family:

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!






Swartz Electric, your Colorado Springs electrician, performs electrical work throughout the Pikes Peak region. We are the electricians in Colorado Springs to solve your electrical problems and meet your electrical requirements.

Call, e-mail, visit our website, or stop by our office today, and… Continue reading

Holiday Safety for 2016 And Every Year

Holiday Safety for 2016 And Every Year

Being Safe Through The Holidays

‘Tis the season for the holidays; decorations, food, family tons of fun – and countless dangers that we encounter every day.  Holiday safety ensures that we will take care of our family in every possible way.  While ‘holiday safety’ should really be a year-round occupation, it’s’ easy to lose ourselves in… Continue reading

Best of the Springs 2017

Nominations Now Open!


2017 Nominations for Best of the Springs are now open!


Best of the Springs let’s Colorado Springs Residents choose their favorite businesses, places, and people.  Your voice on choices to consider for the 2017 Best of the Springs can be heard here:



For those of you who don’t know, Swartz Electric has won… Continue reading

Surge Protection Systems and You

Surge Protection Systems and You: The Purpose and Components of Surge Suppression. Last time I posted I mentioned how using surge protection can offer a safeguard against lightning-induced surges. Sadly these are not the only source of power surges to be wary of! While your first risk point is the POCO or POwer COmpany, you also have to be worried about elements of the utility power system. Transformers, junctions, crypts, and underground or overhead services can all be places of risk for your electrical service. Continue reading

The 2016 Summer of Storms – Colorado Springs Lightning

The 2016 Summer of Storms; Lightning, Flooding and Hail - Oh My! This summer has definitely been the summer of storms. As if the political environment and water fiascoes weren't enough, mother nature herself decided to throw the book at us. Most summers have challenges here in the Pikes Peak Region - if it isn't forest fires then it's a drought... Continue reading

The Promise Swartz Electric Makes to Its Customers

The Swartz Electric Promise - What Do We Promise Our Customers? Why should you choose Swartz Electric? While it's true that we have amazing ratings, our customers love us, and that we earn every smidgen of our reputation, what does that mean for you? It means that you can trust Swartz Electric to keep its promise to you, our customer. You can believe we will behave with ethics, with honesty - with integrity. Continue reading

Acting With Swartz Electric Integrity

Swartz Electric Integrity - What Does It Mean to be Our Customer? Recently, our reputation as the Pikes Peak Region's Premier Electrical Contractor was challenged in the most surprising of ways. We were left a disparaging review. This was deeply hurtful. Continue reading

Have A Fabulous Fourth!

Have A Fabulous Fourth! Enjoy all that the Pikes Peak Region has to offer for 4th of July Celebrations! Continue reading

Swartz Electric is Growing

Swartz Electric is Growing and moving to bigger offices! Our new offices are in the same building - they will just be at the north end of the 2nd floor hallway - Suite 222! Continue reading

When Do You Need an Emergency Electrician?

When Do You Need an Emergency Electrician? Identifying Electrical Crisis, and Finding the Right Service: With the influx of huge summer storms - complete with lots of lightning and torrential downpour - we have encountered a serious surge in customers who encounter unusual electrical circumstances and turn to us, Colorado Springs Highest-Rated Electrician, to answer some pertinent questions. One of the most important steps is to first assess your situation, understand where emergency responsibility lays, and get your urgent circumstance resolved as quickly as possible. Continue reading