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10 Gadgets to Get You by When the Power Goes Out

The lights are out, and you wonder if you’ve tripped a breaker. A quick trip to the electrical panel gives no solutions, and a look out the window reveals that the whole neighborhood is experiencing a similar problem. Great. The power is out, but it will probably come on soon, right? Most power outages do

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Posted On Dec 25, 2018

Fire alarms/smoke detectors: EARLY DETECTION SAVES LIVES

One of the biggest concerns of any electrician should be safety, which is why Bray Electrical Services is happy to diagnose electrical problems and repair and upgrade as necessary. This reduces the risk of electrocution and fire in the home. The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department is also concerned with fire prevention. In fact, they are

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Posted On Dec 17, 2018

Leaving for the Holidays? Home checklist.

The holidays are a beautiful time to connect with friends and family, and often that means leaving home. If you are only leaving for a day or two, it may be okay to leave everything as is. Following a simple checklist for extended stays can save you money and lessen the risk of disaster striking

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Posted On Dec 10, 2018

Ceiling Fans 101

The most you’ve probably ever thought about your ceiling fan is that it collects a lot of dust. You turn it on absent-mindedly to keep air circulating, but you probably don’t truly appreciate what it does. All of that changes when you are buying a new ceiling fan. One of the biggest things people consider

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Posted On Dec 08, 2018

10 Electrical Improvements to Sell Your Home

Selling your home is typically a task in renovation. Fresh paint and new windows make a home desirable, and electrical improvements can also sell a home. When you are selling your home, consider the next 10 items to make sure your buyers see quality when they view your home. 10 Electrical Improvements to Sell Your

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Posted On Dec 03, 2018

Retrofitting vs. Replacing Light Fixtures

What is Retrofitting vs. Replacement? In most cases, people are turning to LED lighting solutions for energy efficiency and savings, but the cost of replacing all light fixtures in a home can be high, and it requires some electrical expertise. Replacing fixtures involves removing the old fixture and replacing it with an energy-efficient solution. Thankfully,

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Posted On Nov 24, 2018

Do you need an electrician to install a garbage disposal?

In today’s world of YouTube and DIYers, it is amazing that people in the maintenance and repair industry even exists. You can look up practically anything online, and even experts make how-to videos that negate (falsely) the need for expertise. Everyone wants to fix things themselves and save money. While this is admirable, sometimes it

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Posted On Nov 24, 2018

PIR Motion Lights…light provides safety and comfort

Having a motion sensor light is essential to security and comfort in homes across the nation, as many crimes occur during the evening because criminals are less likely to be detected in the dark. Installing lighting is not only a deterrent for criminals, but it also provides peace of mind for law-abiding citizens in the

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Posted On Nov 16, 2018

Are Adjustable Dimmer Switches Really That Good?

Imagine waking up in the darkness of the bedroom and turning on the light switch. It makes your eyes hurt just thinking about it because it is such a familiar feeling. Your eyeballs feel like they sink, trying as hard as they can to move back into your head in response to the bright light.

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Posted On Nov 10, 2018

How to pick out bathroom lights

If you wear makeup, then you know the story of poor bathroom lighting. You get ready to go out, and you feel fabulous. One last look in the mirror confirms that everything is in place, and you enter your social gathering with confidence. Then, you use the bathroom, and when washing your hands, you catch

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Posted On Nov 09, 2018