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Class C Fire Extinguishers for Electrical Fires

In the kitchen, water cannot fight all fires. That’s because most fires in the kitchen are electrical or grease fires, and water makes the effects of the fire worse. Grease Fires In the case of grease fires, splashing water on the fire simply displaces the flaming oil. It can spread the fire in an explosive

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Posted On Jan 03, 2019

Getting Power When You Are Living Off-the-Grid

It is an enticing endeavor to live off the grid and be totally independent as far as water and electricity goes. Technically, you can haul water from a well and do without electricity…heating and cooking from a fire and using an outhouse. Living off the grid is not typically meant to be similar to living

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Posted On Dec 30, 2018

Wedding Preparation: Electrical Needs

If you are planning a wedding, then we feel your excitement along with your pain. It is so hard to think of EVERYTHING! You’ve got the dress, the vows, the officiant…it is never-ending. Your musicians are set up, and you have a deejay for their breaks or for announcements. You have checked everything off your

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Posted On Dec 25, 2018

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

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