All posts by Jeff Lesuer

Electrical Cord Organization Tips That Actually Work

There is no question that technology is all around. While it brings a wide array of benefits to your life, it can also bring a new, unique mess – the many electrical cords you use for all your devices. Continue reading

The Benefits of an Electrical Backup System for Your Home

If you are facing a natural disaster, or another situation where the power is out, there is nothing more beneficial than having a power back-up. Being able to connect to power lets you keep up with your responsibilities and allows you to ensure your home can continue functioning as it normally would. Continue reading

Doorbell Dilemma: Common Reasons Your Doorbell Isn’t Working

Modern doorbells are designed to last for years. However, just like any other electrical devices, they are eventually going to malfunction. This could result in your doorbell not working at all, making strange noises when it is pressed, or ringing continuously. In most cases, doorbell dilemmas are going to be an easy fix. Continue reading

Convincing Reasons to Install a Generator

Do you need a generator? With weather extremes always a possibility, and power outages becoming more and more frequent, this is a common question that many homeowners have. Some wonder if this is an unnecessary nicety that isn’t really a real must-have item. Continue reading

Effective Steps You Can Take to Prevent an Electrical Fire in Your Home

Did you know there are more than 25,000 electrical fires reported each year in the United States? It’s true, and the most common causes of these fires is the mishandling of electrical devices. Any time electricity is involved, safety is paramount. Even a small mistake can leave you with serious property damage – or worse. Continue reading

Teaching Your Kids to Save Energy Saves You Money

Have you done everything possible to save energy in your house? You have purchased all the latest appliances that are Energy Star rated, added insulation to your walls, and turned the thermostat all the way down to 68? While this is great, it’s not going to result in much of a cost savings if your kids are leaving lights on, staring inside the refrigerator with the door open wide, or pushing the thermostat higher and higher when you aren’t around. Continue reading

What to Know About Cleaning Dirty Electrical Outlet Covers and Light Switches

When you are cleaning your home, how often do you think about your light switch and outlet covers. If you are like most people, not very often. After all, this isn’t the first thing you think about maintaining. Continue reading

Stay Safe: Do’s and Don’ts of Using an Electric Blanket

When it gets cold outside, you may be looking for a way to stay cozy and warm inside. While an electric blanket can help to keep you warm at night, it’s important to keep in mind that it runs on electricity. This means that you need to have the attitude of “safety first” when you are using any type of electricity. If you want to stay safe while you are using an electric blanket this year, be sure to adhere to the do’s and don’ts found here. Continue reading