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Your Electric System During a Flood

Electrical systems are highly vulnerable to flooding and water. The intrusion of even small amounts of water into electrical components not designed for operation in wet environments can cause a variety of damages, from the destruction of the component, to fires or the risk of uncontrolled electric discharge. With many floods on the news lately,

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Posted On Sep 18, 2017

Electricity is the Future

Electricity is an integral part of the modern world. While it has grown tremendously since it was first discovered, and our understanding of it has allowed us many comforts and benefits, many believe that it will continue to become a more and more integral part of our lives. When electricity was initially introduced to the

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Posted On Sep 10, 2017

Dealing With An Electrical Fire

Ideally, your electrical system will be well maintained and safe. Frequent maintenance, paying attention to warning signs, and making sure that all electrical work is done by a certified professional are all great ways to decrease your risk of having an electrical fire. However, electrical fires do occur sometimes. Making sure that you are prepared

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Posted On Sep 04, 2017

AC vs DC

  If you have spent some time around electrical devices, you are probably aware of the fact that there are multiple ways to transmit electricity over circuits. The two methods of electrical current transfer we use in most systems, are alternating current (AC), and direct current (DC). In case you are curious, ill give a

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Posted On Aug 30, 2017

Tracking Electrical Consumption in the Home

Over the last few decades, the number of appliances taking in energy and driving up your electric bill has increased dramatically. Not only do you need to worry about HVAC and refrigeration, but also computers, tablets, multiple televisions, smart devices, cameras, and more. Understanding which of your devices are consuming the most power can help

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Posted On Aug 21, 2017

Electrical Safety For Children

Electrical safety for adults can be relatively easy to teach. Aside from extreme situations such as flooding, natural disasters, or faulty electronics, most adults understand that they should be wary of electrical problems, and consult experts should a problem arise. However, children are more inquisitive and much more likely to inadvertently put themselves in a

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Posted On Aug 21, 2017

Electrical Fires

The most common electrical related emergency is the start of an electrical fire. I am going to take this time to explain you how electrical fires start, how you can help to protect yourself, and some of the most common signs that you might be at risk for an electrical fire.   Appliances Electrical fires

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Posted On Aug 05, 2017

Choosing A Light Bulb

I mentioned in my last post that I would be creating an in depth guide to choosing the right light bulb, and here it is. There are many factors at play in deciding which light bulb is best for your need, and choosing the right light bulb is more than a matter of appearance. Not

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Posted On Jul 29, 2017

Troubleshooting Common Electrical Problems

If you are struggling with an electrical problem, there are steps you can take before you need to call an expert. After all, if you can successfully solve a problem on your own, you will end up saving money, and potentially learning a valuable skill. Here are a few steps that you can take if

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Posted On Jul 29, 2017

An Ounce of Prevention

  As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The truthfulness of this statement is particularly true the more important something is to us. And your electrical system ought to be very important to you. You might not notice just how much of your daily life revolves around the

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Posted On Jul 22, 2017