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Benefits of Installing De-Icing Wires or Heat Trace This Winter

It’s that time of year again! The time when driveways and sidewalks are slick as can be and the snow shovels are coming out of hibernation. Have you considered the damage this same ice might be doing to your gutters and siding? Today, we're giving you an inside look at why de-icing wires, also known as Heat Trace tape or…

Possible Causes & Solutions for Electrical Trouble with your Holiday Lights

You strung your whole house with twinkling holiday lights and couldn’t wait to turn them on. However, once you turned them on, they quickly faded to darkness. What happened? If you experienced electrical trouble with your holiday lights, we’ll tell you the possible issues and how Fusion Electric can fix them! Check the Breakers Sometimes, an electrical problem is as…

Are Electric Space Heaters Dangerous?

Winter is fast approaching and one popular thing we are starting to notice is that many people are purchasing electric space heaters or mini electrical fireplaces in an effort to save energy. Did you know that space heaters pose a serious fire danger? The U.S. Consumer Safety Commission estimates that approximately 25,000 house fires occur every year from space heaters.…

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? Electricity follows what is called…

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 your  hair dryer, curling iron…

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 sure to help! Take a…

Design Trend Spotlight: Fun & Functional Ceiling Fans

Ceiling fans aren’t a new concept, but you may be impressed by the new technological and design benefits offered by modern ceiling fans. For instance, did you know ceiling fans can be used to keep your family cool even in outdoor living spaces? Fusion Electric is giving you an expert explanation on how ceiling fans can be used to enhance…

Why Using LED Light Bulbs Is a Bright Idea

Have you noticed your neighbors swapping out conventional incandescent lights with LED lights? You may wonder if this is just a trend or if making the switch is truly saving Kansas City homeowners on their electric bills. In order to help homeowners make an informed decision, Fusion Electric is breaking down this bright idea and all the benefits that come with…

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 may need an upgrade! 1.…