“Home owners don’t want ugly PVC pipe going up their wall or patio,” says Hawkins general manager Adrian Higgins. “We’re using wire-free switches to put control where the customer wants it… without running any wire to the switch location.”
“We have a lot of older homes in Chicago,” Larry began. “My biggest fear with electrical repair work is in houses built before the 1950s. They’ve got old cloth-covered wire with rubber insulator. Brittle. Move it the wrong way it cracks.
“The risk of damaging the client’s property is what I worry about.” We spoke with Anthony Rhodes, owner of Advance Electric in Lancaster, California, about how he’s taking less risks with his electrical service and repair jobs.
Nikola Tesla’s radio controlled boat beat the Morris & Goldberg’s wired toggle switch by 18 years. Look at the evolution of wireless control since then: garage door openers, cordless phones, keyless entry for cars and Amazon delivery drones.