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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

Phenomenal Presents for Father’s

Phenomenal Presents for Father's and Great Gifts for Dads! I am not sure what Father's Day is like for everyone else - but at our house, it is a seriously hard core competition to see who can think of the most creative, most original, most amazing Father's Day gift for my Dad. While we're not a huge family (two kids, two grandkids) we take it really seriously. It's always hard to top each other - and ourselves, too! The good news is that since I have already had to tread this path, I churned up tons of universally awesome gifts that I won't be giving my Dad - and I can safely share with you. Don't forget - Father's Day is Sunday, June 19th! Continue reading

Frequent Spring Service Calls

Frequent Spring Service Calls. Customers Most Common Seasonal Service Calls: Spring. As we've mentioned before, each season brings with it different electrical concerns. Our customers experience different kinds of problems throughout the years, but in the spring we usually deal with a specific variety of ‘common’ seasonal issues. Continue reading

Homeowner Help for Electrical Questions

Homeowner Help for Electrical Questions: Where to Find Help - Without 'Asking'. Let's face it - we all want to feel empowered, skilled, and knowledgeable. One of the ways we do this in our own homes is by tackling DIY projects - sometimes little ones we take classes at with our friends in the big box store, or biting off bigger ones we see on HGTV. Some projects - like painting, staining, or building a planter box - are a lot easier than others - such as wiring in your own under cabinet lighting, installing power and hanging a new ceiling fan, or wiring in a high-powered hot-tub. But the truth of the matter that it is easy to get in over your head, especially with electrical projects. Continue reading

Thank you again, Colorado Springs!

Thank you - again - Colorado Springs! Swartz Electric once again won the Best of the Springs. As of last night's 'official' announcement party, Swartz Electric has taken the 2016 Best of the Springs for the category of Electrician! Thank you to all our customers, friends, and family that supported us in our endeavor to be Colorado Springs Best Electrician! Our success is entirely due to you! Continue reading

Contractor Nightmares – A Complete Guide

Contractor Nightmares - When Remodelling or Renovating, Empower Yourself. The truth is that remodelling projects rarely go the way we want them to - and hardly ever do it on our exact schedule, budget, and manner. If everything always came up 'roses', would we have the need for shows like Spike's 'Catch A Contractor'? Continue reading

Swartz Electric Awarded the 2016 Best of Business Award

Swartz Electric Awarded the 2016 Best of Business Award in Colorado Springs This is the 4th year in a row they have received this prestigious award. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - April 6, 2016 - PRLog -- Being in business sets people apart from most ordinary people and the Small Business Community is dedicated to helping others understand that running a business is an obtainable goal and that everyone should try their best at living their dreams. Continue reading