Category: Construction Practices

How Wind Turbines and Electricity Work

Wind Turbines and Electricity

Wind turbines and renewable energy are playing a major role in the future of energy production not only in the United States, but also around the world. One of the biggest questions people have is how they work, and how can they benefit from this renewable energy resource? Wind energy can produce electricity for people… Read more »

Building a New Home? Make Sure to Call a Trusted Electrician

Building a new home is a very exciting, yet stressful time. Building a home takes so much work and time, but in the end, it can be your dream home if it is done the right way and the way you want it built. Electrical work can be very tricky, especially if it is a… Read more »

Muth Electric Celebrates Women in Construction Week

Woman in construction

In honor of Women in Construction Week, we pride ourselves in acknowledging the amazing women that have helped Muth Electric reach the successes in the construction industry. Women hold various valuable positions in our company from high level leadership, recruitment, accounting, technology, and division administration positions. Each woman plays an integral part in the progress… Read more »

June is Safety Month

Electrical safety tips for Safety month

Today, we want to talk to you and remind about electrical extension cords use and the hazards that they can potentially involve or create when used improperly.  Too often, people just grab the extension cord, plug it in and think everything else is good-to-go.   Often that is not the case!  It is important to… Read more »

Building Information Modeling Brings Construction Design to Life

Building Information Modeling

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a term that’s been kicked around by computer scientists since the 1980s, but the technology didn’t really come into its own until the early 2000s. Since then, BIM has revolutionized the way architects, engineers and construction companies visualize complex building and infrastructure projects. BIM uses advanced CAD and 3D modeling… Read more »

Trust Us for Your Grain Handling Systems

When it comes to grain handling systems, Muth Electric and our automation department can take care of all of your electrical needs. In today’s highly technical world, grain handling systems are more advanced than ever. The professionals on our team here at Muth Electric can take care of any of your needs and have you… Read more »

Working Safe Saves Lives

Whether we are repairing an electrical system or building something new, we always want to make sure that in the end that our work is done safely and the finished project  is of the highest quality. At Muth Electric, we employ that mentality with all of our projects all while maintaining a constant attention to… Read more »

What is Professional in our Business?

There are countless people in our region with some level of electrical work experience, but what exactly does it mean to be a professional in this business? Not every contractor is the same when it comes to their skill level or professionalism, and there are quite a few factors you should consider before hiring an… Read more »

Incorporating a “We Can Do It’’ Attitude

Esteemed football coach Vince Lombardi once remarked “individual commitment to a group effort — that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”  Evidently, the hall of fame coach understood the importance of teamwork, as well as the significance of each team member having positive attitude and an… Read more »

What is Lean Construction?

Lean construction uses lean production principles from the manufacturing industry to help the construction industry be more productive in its operations.  The basic concept of minimizing waste to maximize value produced each day is the same.  The only difference is that construction is doing it on a project site rather than a production line. Since… Read more »