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7 Must-Know Tips For Landscape Lighting

When summer comes, nothing beats the having a great time outdoors. Host a simple dinner with friends or just relax in your garden alone or together with your loved ones. You don’t have to stop all the fun once the sun goes down because your landscape lighting is inefficient or worse, nonexistent. Remember that outdoor … Continue reading 7 Must-Know Tips For Landscape Lighting

Tips For Choosing A Surge Protector

Power surges or fluctuations can destroy a home or a commercial building in matter of seconds. Valuable machinery as well as delicate electronics can become liabilities if they are not protected from harm. Experts say that it is important to protect your office, game room, as well as electronic equipment from power spikes and surges … Continue reading Tips For Choosing A Surge Protector

How To Save Money on Electricians

There is a reason why hiring an electrician can be expensive. Compared to the guy you just hire off the street to remove the paint from your house, an electrician is a professional who has undergone proper training. The requirements imposed the different states vary and that may include getting 4,000 hours experience for residential … Continue reading How To Save Money on Electricians

Ways To Childproof Your Electrical Outlets and Switches

There are several electrical hazards throughout your home and you need to protect your kids from all of them. Even the most mundane electrical items like electrical cords, electrical outlets, and switches are interested to the eyes of your children who are still on the process of learning to move around the house. With the … Continue reading Ways To Childproof Your Electrical Outlets and Switches

Tips To Prevent Electrical Fires

More than 25,000 electrical fires are reported in the United States on a yearly basis. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, these results to the injury or death of more than 1,300 people. Home electrical fires cause more dollar loss per fire when compared to non electrical fires. Even more shocking is that all those … Continue reading Tips To Prevent Electrical Fires

Electrical Tips To Boost The Value Of Your Home

There are a lot of things you can do to increase the value of your home and this include making changes to your electrical system. Lighting modifications such as using LED bulbs and installing exterior lighting can help improve the ambiance of your home. Meanwhile, replacing plates and panels can help make your home more … Continue reading Electrical Tips To Boost The Value Of Your Home

New Year’s Resolution: A Safer Home Electrical System

Now that a new year is here, a lot of people are preparing their list of resolutions and goals to help them become a better person. Apart from preparing objectives for your personal development and improvement, you should also consider your home’s improvement and development, too, particularly your home’s electrical system. Whenever your home electrical … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution: A Safer Home Electrical System

Electrical Outlet Maintenance Tips

Home fires are commonly caused by defective electrical outlets. About 25,000 electrical fires every year could be attributed to faulty electrical outlets, which cause more than $1 billion in property damages. When it comes to reducing your home’s risks of electrical fires, you need to conduct routine maintenance on electrical outlets. It prevents malfunctions that … Continue reading Electrical Outlet Maintenance Tips

Signs Your Wall Switches Are Defective

A wall switch is used a thousand times during the course of its lifespan. It eventually wears out and become defective and the initial sign of trouble is when it acts in any way that is not normal. For instance, if there is an audible snap, crackle, or popping sound once you flip the lever … Continue reading Signs Your Wall Switches Are Defective

Electrical Safety Tips For The Holidays

The holiday season is here during this time of the year, several people decorate their houses for the holidays. There are some families that begin decorating at Halloween and change their ornaments for each holiday that comes until New Year’s Eve. You have to be safety conscious if you have plans of decorating your home … Continue reading Electrical Safety Tips For The Holidays