Category Archives: General

The Basics: Troubleshooting Tips for When Your Lights Won’t Turn On

Sometimes we take advantage of the fact that when we flip a switch, the light comes on. We fail to understand all of the things that must be working properly in order for this to happen. When the day comes that you flip the switch and nothing happens, try these simple troubleshooting tips to diagnose … Continue reading The Basics: Troubleshooting Tips for When Your Lights Won’t Turn On

Amped-Up Add-Ons for the Ultimate Patio Remodel

Backyard patios have come a long way from the old-school model of a table and chairs plus barbecue grill. Today, a patio is viewed as an extension of our living space, complete with things like an outdoor TV, a fireplace, sophisticated and strategic lighting and more. Every year, more and more people are updating and … Continue reading Amped-Up Add-Ons for the Ultimate Patio Remodel

Electrical Troubleshooting: Is It the Wiring of the Light or the Wiring Of Your Home

We don’t fully appreciate all of our modern conveniences. Take the fact that you can light up a room with the flick of a switch or the turn of the knob on a reading lamp. It’s only when that flick of the switch, or twist of the knob, fails to produce any light that you … Continue reading Electrical Troubleshooting: Is It the Wiring of the Light or the Wiring Of Your Home

Beating the Winter Blues: How The Right Lighting Can Brighten Your Mood

Winter brings great joy for some people sitting by a warm fire, sipping hot cocoa or playing in the snow. For some unlucky people, winter represents feeling tired, depressed or having an overall unhappy feeling. The good news is that winter time does not have to bring on the blues! Here some ways that the … Continue reading Beating the Winter Blues: How The Right Lighting Can Brighten Your Mood

Carbon Monoxide Detectors: A Life-Saving Early Warning System

Many are unaware of the hidden dangers of carbon monoxide because this gas is invisible, odorless and strikes without warning. Tragically, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that more than 400 Americans die every year from carbon monoxide poisoning with an addition 24,000 receiving emergency care from its effects. That being said, it’s … Continue reading Carbon Monoxide Detectors: A Life-Saving Early Warning System

The 11 Essentials Every Winter Storm Kit Should Have

Although winter storms can provide pretty scenery and fun for the kids, the destruction they can cause is nothing to play around with. A power outage can affect entire towns for days, picking grocery stores clean of essentials, and leaving you stranded. Being prepared can mean the difference between a dire situation or an inconvenience, … Continue reading The 11 Essentials Every Winter Storm Kit Should Have

Whole House What Protector?

A whole house surge protector is a device that protects your electronics from electrical surges from outside sources. We’ve been seeing a lot of outages and electrical surges in Kansas City due to a variety of causes including: lightning strikes damage to electric lines repairs to electric lines How Do Whole House Surge Protectors Work? … Continue reading Whole House What Protector?

Will Unplugging These Common Household Appliances Reduce Your Electric Bill?

Is your electricity bill outrageously expensive? Stop blaming the kids for not turning off the lights and start blaming some of these common household energy consumers. Bathroom Appliances Get into the habit of unplugging your bathroom appliances after you’ve finished using them. Another thing to look out for is how high your settings are on … Continue reading Will Unplugging These Common Household Appliances Reduce Your Electric Bill?

Fusion Electric Amped Up: We are Going Paperless!

Fusion Electric is going paperless! That’s right, Kansas City. We are proud to announce that we’ll be amping up our technology in the coming year at Fusion Electric and are joining the ranks of paperless businesses. We want to work SMARTER, not HARDER to better serve our customers and your needs, and going paperless is … Continue reading Fusion Electric Amped Up: We are Going Paperless!

5 Warning Signs that Your Home’s Electrical System Is Outdated

Do you ever wonder if your electrical system needs updating? Probably not, but it’s summertime and your air conditioner requires a lot of power which puts an extra strain on your electrical system. How do you figure out if you need electrical updates? Here are 5 signs your electrical service is outdated, meaning that you … Continue reading 5 Warning Signs that Your Home’s Electrical System Is Outdated