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Helpful Tips to Prevent Electrical Fires in Your Home

There’s no question that the technology related to electrical safety in your home has come quite far in recent years. However, if you want to prevent issues or accidents, including electrical fires, you have to do your part. This means that you make sure that the electrical infrastructure in your home is safe and properly … Continue reading Helpful Tips to Prevent Electrical Fires in Your Home

Is Your Light Switch Wearing Out? These Signs Say Yes!

It’s easy to take your home’s light switches for granted. After all, the majority of them will last for a decade – or longer – and besides the occasional cleaning, they are pretty much maintenance free. However, time and wear and tear will eventually take their toll, and you may discover that your light switch … Continue reading Is Your Light Switch Wearing Out? These Signs Say Yes!

Helpful Tips to Choose the Right Extension Cord for the Job

When you need power, but the nearest outlet is just out of reach, what do you do? If you are like most people, you will reach for an extension cord. However, what you may not realize is that there is a huge difference in plugging in a cell phone charger near your bed and powering … Continue reading Helpful Tips to Choose the Right Extension Cord for the Job

Easy Instructions for Testing a GFCI Outlet

A GFCI – ground fault circuit interrupter – is an electrical outlet that shuts off electrical power to a circuit when the current is flowing through an unintended path, such as a person or water. Chances are, you have one of these outlets in your kitchen or bathroom.

A Step by Step Guide to Installing Permanent Outdoor Lighting

When you install lighting outside of your home, do you just grab an extension cord and plug it in? If so, you may be creating an electrical hazard and not even know it.

Water Safety: Making Sure Your Pool or Water Feature is Properly Grounded

Chances are, you have heard the old saying a time or two – “water and electricity just don’t mix!” This means, when it comes to hot tubs, pools or water features, it’s better to be safe than sorry.

Tips to Properly Use a Power Strip

For most homes, the use of extension cords and power strips is pretty inevitable. After all, modern homes are equipped with countless toys, tools and appliances, which all require power. Additionally, homes are only designed with a certain number of outlets. As a result, it is imperative that you learn about the dos and don’ts … Continue reading Tips to Properly Use a Power Strip

Signs it is Time to Update Your Home’s Electrical Wiring

The electrical wiring present in your home is a critical feature that you rely on every single day to power your life. Unfortunately, if you are like many other people, you may not think about the condition or quality of your home’s wiring until an issue occurs. The fact is, electrical malfunctions are the number … Continue reading Signs it is Time to Update Your Home’s Electrical Wiring

Should You Consider Whole Home Surge Protection?

With whole home surge protection, you can help to save your home’ appliances from the devastating effects of power surges. In fact, according to information from NEMA Surge Protection Institute, approximately 60 to 80 percent of all power surges occur inside of a home and the chances of this happening more than double during a … Continue reading Should You Consider Whole Home Surge Protection?

Reasons Your Lights May be Flickering

For many people, flickering lights remind them of scary movies; however, when you encounter this issue at home, it can be quite annoying. In addition to being a bother, flickering lights may also be a sign of a larger problem that could cause a number of issues down the road, including an electrical fire. Some … Continue reading Reasons Your Lights May be Flickering