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Safety With Home Electric Devices

Electrical safety is something which is often not taught adequately to children. As more and more of the tools in our lives are powered by electrical energy, it only becomes more and more important that you teach your family how to be safe. Cords and Cables Frayed electrical cords are one of the most common

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Posted On Feb 19, 2018

Signs an Electrical Contractor Might not be Reliable

  Electrical work can be a dangerous thing. I have stressed this before, but it always bears repeating. Faulty electrical work is one of the most dangerous things that can exist in your home. There are strict standards for what acceptable work consists of for a reason. If you are hiring a contractor to do

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Posted On Feb 06, 2018

Electrical Wiring for a Pool

Swimming can be a wonderful activity for any season. A refreshing dip in a cool pool can make the summer months bearable, while relaxing in a heated tub during the cool winter months can be a great way to spend an evening. However, as most people know, water and electricity don’t mix, yet modern pools

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Posted On Feb 02, 2018

Underground Electrical Wiring

One trend in commercial electrical distribution is the undergrounding of electrical wiring and systems. Many municipalities and residential areas are also opting to relocate electrical wiring beneath the ground. Putting electrical wiring beneath the ground has a number of benefits. However, underground electrical wiring also comes with its own set of cautions and costs which

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Posted On Jan 29, 2018

How Much Will it Cost to Lighten Up that Dark Room?

Small Electrical Upgrades Most of us have one or two small complaints about the wiring in our houses. Maybe that one room doesn’t have quite enough light, and you have to attempt to brighten it with temporary lamps. Maybe it’s that wall right beside the couch which would be the perfect spot for an outlet.

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Posted On Jan 22, 2018

Home Energy and Self Sufficiency

There are many reasons why some consumers prioritize partial or complete independence of the electrical grid. For some people, it is a way to take pride in their independence. For others, it is a statement about producing greener energy. And just as there are a wide range of different reasons for opting for some form

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Posted On Jan 12, 2018

Staying Warm for Winter?

  According to CDC statistics, thousands of people die each year from weather related factors. The majority of these die due to cold related ailments, such as hypothermia. Weather related dangers can be particularly dangerous for the elderly. Physical decline can mean that in the case of an emergency, the elderly have little recourse. If

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Posted On Dec 12, 2017

Future Proofing your Electrical System

Some of the greatest costs incurred when upgrading, repairing, and replacing parts of an electrical system are incurred because much of the electrical system is difficult to access. Full overhauls of an electrical system often require things like opening up walls and re-installing major electrical components. Generally speaking, expensive electrical upgrades are needed for two reasons.

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Posted On Dec 11, 2017

Can Static Electricity Harm Electronics?

There is a bit of a disconnect in the minds of many people between static electricity, and the electrical power that we run our lives with. Are they the same thing? Or is static electricity, like the funny “bone”, simply a misnomer. First, static electricity is electricity. Sort of. Electricity simply refers to the flow

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Posted On Nov 25, 2017

10 Things You Should Know about LEDs

One of the most useful technological advancements we have made in the last century is the invention and development of LED lighting systems. Since their first creation, vast improvements have been made in the technology, and they often offer huge advantages over more traditional forms of lighting. It is very likely that LEDs will continue

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Posted On Nov 18, 2017