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Entire Home Surge Protection

We talk often about how electricity can be a double-edged sword that can help and but also harm. While making sure your house is wired correctly it is also important that you have put safeguards in place to protect yourself and your valuables from accidents. Surge protectors do just that, and they can be applied…

Electrical Fireplaces

December is right around the corner and it looks like the temperature will continue to keep dropping. During this time of the year we all try to make our homes as comfortable as possible. Throwing on extra layers can help, but turning up the furnace is not always the best answer. If you want an…

Keeping Children Safe From Electricity

For those of you with little ones running around the house, you know how difficult it can be to try to keep an eye on them at all times. Sometimes they can put themselves in the most peculiar situations that you just can’t control. To keep them safe you need to implement security measures, this…

Kitchen Appliances

In just about any home you visit, the kitchen is often the focal point and the most frequented area. Think about the amount of work that gets done in such a small amount of square footage. With massive appliances like a fridge, stove, or dishwasher doing hours of work a day, it is important that…

What do I do when my electrical breaker goes off?

It is a cold October evening and you are preparing dinner. You are in full motion with all your appliances working overtime to get the meal done as soon as possible – and the power shuts off. Not only are you frustrated because you are set behind schedule but now you have to try to…

Bathroom Electrical

If there are two things you should never mix, its water and electricity. Water actually reduces the body’s electrical resistance. This is why you probably know to never get electrical devices wet; such as bring a radio into the shower with you. It is important to keep yourself safe in the room that has the…

Electrical Upgrades For Home Additions

Many of us know as the years go on families grow in number and size. Unfortunately, our homes don’t expand to make room for us all. To get that extra square footage or an extra room, a home addition is ideal. But it is important to remember that the additional room needs to be connected…

Standby Generators

Power outages can be a nuisance during any season. Power lines can be brought down by car accidents, windstorms, snowstorms, and many other uncontrollable factors; this inconvenience can easily be avoided by having a standby generator. Whether you are a business that needs operations to continue or at home looking to stay warm, a standby…

Electric Water Heaters

Water heaters are one of the greatest inventions we have in the modern home. There is nothing like a nice warm shower or bath. But to improve this invention even more, you can switch to an electric water heater. Electricity is much safer than traditional gas water heaters. It also offers a longer life and…

Indoor Lighting

Since we covered outdoor lighting last time, this week we thought we would focus on lighting that you use more frequently. Everyone wants a house with good lighting. A bright house can fill you with energy or create a peaceful atmosphere. There are plenty of options out there for you if you are redoing your…

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