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10 Reasons You Need a Whole Home Audio System

You may be on the fence about investing in a whole home audio system, but technology advancements have made them worth every penny. If you need a little persuasion, read this list of 10 reasons you need a whole home audio system. Surround sound Sound bars have really come a long ways in providing something

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Posted On Jul 21, 2019

Monitoring Your Power Usage Just Got A Lot Easier

Whether you are monitoring your power usage in order to reduce your carbon footprint, or you just want to lessen your electric bill, your efforts are getting easier each year. That is because you can now monitor actual usage via your smartphone, Wi-Fi equipment, or applications. This puts your energy use in the palm of

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Posted On Jul 18, 2019

How Does Bitcoin Use So Much Electricity?

You may have read it in the news…Bitcoin uses more electricity than some developed countries such as Switzerland. But how can digital currency require so much energy? And do we have to worry about the carbon footprint of this non-tangible type of money? What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a form of digital currency. Think of

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Posted On Jul 09, 2019

Justifying the Cost of a Professional Electrician

When you have any home repair or home installation project, the ability to DIY the project is a common thought. This is understandable, as it is expensive to hire a professional to do the work. Professionals have to charge extra money because they may have employees and definitely have other business expenses. On top of

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Posted On Jul 08, 2019

Air Conditioning without Ductwork: The Mini-Split

If you don’t already have ductwork, installing it through a remodel may not be the best option. There may not be enough space to get proper airflow, or you may have to lower ceilings and have obvious rectangular extrusions from your walls. If you can’t have ductwork, you can’t have central air! The tragedy! Don’t

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Posted On Jul 07, 2019

10 Places to Put Solar Power

The world is looking for clean energy solutions, and solar has been one of those solutions since 1973 when the first solar home was created. The last decade has given us many advancements in photovoltaics, and using solar has become commonplace. Now, people can get creative with their solar energy use. It’s not just for

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Posted On Jul 06, 2019

9 Home Electrical Eyesores and How to Fix Them

9 Home Electrical Eyesores and How to Fix Them Outdoor Electrical Meter Box The meter box on the side of your house is read once a month by the utility company. It is an eyesore for the rest of the month. At the very least, the metal box should be painted being careful only to

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Posted On Jun 28, 2019

Solar Power Today and Tomorrow

The sun is a sustainable source of power, and solar power technology is progressing rapidly, so it can be harnessed and used more efficiently. Solar panels with large frames and glass panels are still the norm, but the future is already here in the form of solar technologies that are so small that they are

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Posted On Jun 24, 2019

10 Ways to Camouflage your Television

Here are 10 ways to camouflage your television, so it will blend into your decor. Lift Cabinet The new high-tech or smart home does not simply hang a television on the wall, and more often, one will see it disguised in a cabinet with a lift station. These lift stations can be purchased separately and

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Posted On Jun 23, 2019

How to Light Your Artwork Like a Pro

Move the Plug The first step in making your artwork look professional is to make sure any nearby outlets are placed efficiently. If there is floor lamp lighting, the plug should be close the lamp or even in the flooring. If your artwork requires an outlet or is lit from overhead, the outlet should be

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Posted On Jun 14, 2019