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10 Home Security Devices to Keep Your Stuff Safe

It is rare that you hear of people leaving their houses or car doors unlocked. We just don’t live in a crime-free world that allows us to be secure without locks. However, locks are no longer enough to keep away thieves. The news is constantly bombarding us with stories of package thefts and vandalism, so

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Posted On Jun 06, 2019

Measuring Home Energy Use

Renewable energy has been a huge topic in the tech world since climate change and scarcity of resources became increasingly understood. It is a problem of today and not a problem of tomorrow. Those who already use renewable energy as a primary or secondary source of power understand how important measuring home energy use is.

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Posted On May 29, 2019

10 Cell Phone Gadgets for Summer

Most people have a couple vacations planned for their summer, and even though vacations are supposed to be spent relaxing and disconnecting from the hubbub of life, we still bring our smartphones! They are our cameras for goodness sake! After you get over the fact that your smartphone will never leave your side (you could

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Posted On May 26, 2019

7 Common Mistakes of DIY Electricians

There are many parts of electrical installations that are simple, and practically anyone could do it. The problem lies in being able to do it safely, and this is where many DIYers fall short. Professionals are trained to safely install electrical fixtures. If you do it yourself, it may work, but it may also harm

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Posted On May 25, 2019

May is National Electrical Safety Month

The month of May is designated as National Electrical Safety Month by the Electrical Safety foundation International (ESFI). This year’s focus is on electrical safety during natural disasters. Storms, earthquakes, floods, and other natural disasters can wreak havoc on communities. They present opportunities for electrical hazards. Everything from downed power lines to bad mixes of

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Posted On May 17, 2019

The Renewable Energy of the Ocean

The Earth’s massive oceans have power that man cannot control. Thankfully, can be harnessed to make renewable energy in more ways than one. Osmotic Power: Osmosis is the process of equalization between one dilute solution and another less dilute solution through a semi-permeable membrane to create balance. Imagine you have one container of apple juice

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Posted On May 13, 2019

What is LEED Certification?

If you are looking for a home that does everything right for humanity or want to build a home that fits into that category, an LEED-certified home is where it’s at. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, and their name is definitely appropriate. They are all about improving the design of homes

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Posted On Apr 27, 2019

5 Things to Do with Your Old TV Antenna

The large, metal, tree-like contraption on your roof has probably not been used for years. It is an eyesore, and you want it gone. But what do you do with it? It won’t fit in your garbage can. The local thrift store will not accept it as a donation. This is likely why many people

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Posted On Apr 26, 2019

5 Too Cool Tools for the Home or Office

It can be difficult to fit every tool you want for your home or office into one tool kit. Unless you have a shop, there are just too many options to keep the number of items under control. This is why multi-tools and innovative products are the perfect items for “shopless” buildings. Here are a

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Posted On Apr 16, 2019

15 Electrical Upgrades for the Gadget Guru

1. Vacuum Dustpan If you have a central vacuum system, there’s no reason not to install a dustpan. The dustpan will be underneath cabinetry, and it will take care of all the crumbs you easily sweep up. It makes cleaning a breeze. No more dust lines from small particles that can’t be picked up with

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Posted On Apr 08, 2019