Category Archives: Homeowner Tips

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.

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.

5 Benefits of Installing a Standby Generator

Living in Kansas City means you have to deal with the occasional thunderstorm and blizzard that causes a power outage. When this happens, it can make life a bit miserable.

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.

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 … Continue reading Teaching Your Kids to Save Energy Saves You Money

Electrical Issues to Know of When Selling or Buying a Home

Have you been putting off upgrading the electrical system in your home because you plan to sell it in the near future? If so, you may be making a huge mistake.

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.

5 Benefits of Installing a Standby Generator

Living in Kansas City means you have to deal with the occasional thunderstorm and blizzard that causes a power outage. When this happens, it can make life a bit miserable.

3 Ways You Can Prepare for a Whole-House Rewire

If you have discovered your home needs to be rewired, there’s no question it can lead to quite a bit of stress. It’s often a chaotic process, and just seeing your home in such disarray can be overwhelming.

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Electrical Outlets

No longer are traditional, simple electrical outlets found in modern homes. Today, thanks to new, innovative technologies, there has been a move to an array of electrical outlet upgrades. These upgrades help to balance the addition of new items in your home, while increasing your safety from potential, electrical system hazards.