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7 Springtime Electrical Safety Tips to Keep in Mind

The spring is coming and we are always so happy to be coming out of the deep freeze. Spring is also an excellent time to have an electrical safety inspection. It’s also a good time to get rid of some of your older appliances and electronics that no longer work properly for springtime electrical safety. read more

Electrical Panel Basics Every Homeowner Needs to Know

Most of us are aware of our electrical panel basics, or breaker box, or breaker panel. Whatever you call it, most of us are vaguely aware of where it is located. It’s not something we think about until we need to. We start thinking about it pretty hard when one of the breakers goes. When it does go, most of…

What is the Difference Between Watts and Lumens?

Buying lightbulbs for your home has changed over recent years. We used to buy them based on what their wattage was. We knew the higher the wattage, the brighter the bulb. Right? Not really. The higher wattages don’t refer to the brightness. It refers to the energy used. But with LED lights, we need to know the difference between wattages and Lumens. read more

Remodeling Your Kansas City Home? Don’t Make These Lighting Mistakes

Remodeling a home can be an exciting adventure, that said, the process still has its challenges. One of the trickiest parts of a remodel is the lighting. You should always consult with a qualified electrician when taking on a remodeling project. We’ve assembled a list of some of the worst lighting mistakes to make when remodeling a home. These tips can save you a lot of money by helping you avoid making costly lighting mistakes. read more

How to Prevent Rodents from Ruining Your Electrical Wires

Rodents are one of the most undesirable and obnoxious types of pests that can plague your home. Not only do they leave unsightly droppings everywhere and unwelcome corpses around the house as they eventually die off, but they can also chew through your electrical wires and cause some potentially expensive problems. Here’s what you should know about how rodents ruin electrical wires and how to prevent it from happening. read more