Arc Blasts: How Do They Differ from Arc Flash and What’s the Danger?

An arc flash and arc blast are related, but there is a difference between the two. What is an arc blast? How does it differ from an arc flash and what is the danger? We’ve previously discussed the dangers of arc flash, but the resulting arc blast can pose an even greater threat. Arc blast occurs […]

What Is Arc Flash and How Do You Prevent It?

Arc flashes are very dangerous, and they are one of the many reasons why only certified electricians should attempt to do most electrical work. An arc flash occurs when an electric current veers off its intended path and passes through the air while moving from one electrical conductor to another conductor or to the ground. […]

Incorporating Renewables: How We Can Help Green Your Grid

These days it is all about efficiency. How can we run our companies more effectively to spend less on utilities and equipment costs? A significant expenditure that all businesses face is their high energy costs. It can cost a small fortune to keep a business up and running, which is why many operations are always […]

Premade, Prefabricated and Prepared for Your Job

Muth Electric Inc. is one of the fastest and most efficient electrical contracting companies serving clients in South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska and states throughout the northern Plains states. With nearly half a century of experience, we’ve worked to make our work as fast and efficient as possible which includes the use of our on-site […]

Assisted Living – Just One of Muth Electric’s Specialties

Taking care of the oldest members of our communities is something that should be on everybody’s mind. Between an increasingly strong economy, improved housing market, and the simple fact that people are living longer than ever before, the assisted living market is sure to expand in the years ahead. In addition to assisted living properties, […]

Don’t Leave Electrical Up in the Air on Airport Projects

Whether it’s for commercial or military reasons, if you are expanding, repairing or upgrading features at an airport, there is a lot that goes into it. There are a lot of components involved, ranging from structural considerations to signals and, of course, electrical work. Make sure that you get the best for your project or […]

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 […]

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 […]

Safety and Attitude Never Take a Back Seat

  Two things that Muth Electric requires from all of our employees is a commitment to safety and a team first attitude.  A “we can do it” approach to a job is imperative, as our company is committed to solving any problem or challenge that comes our way.  Working together and having the right attitude […]