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How Big Of A Generator Do I Need To Run My House?

Nobody gets excited to lose power in their home—except maybe neighborhood kids who get to play flashlight tag for an hour or two. As for the rest of us? A power outage is a massive inconvenience, at best. No heat or air conditioning, no light, spoiled food, no wi-fi for how long?! One way to […]

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What Happens if I Do Electrical Work Without a License?

Spoiler Alert: A Lot of Really Bad Things We love a good DIY project. They’re so satisfying, aren’t they? Fixing something with your own two hands? Confidence-boosting. Making custom upgrades to your space? Comfort-enhancing. Saving a pretty penny? Wallet-approved!  Of course, that’s assuming everything goes well. But be honest: How many DIY projects have you […]

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Is it Safe to Cut the Ground Prong?

A short-term solution could cost you more than you think From time to time, we all ask ourselves biggie questions: Why are we here? Is there life on other planets? Which came first—the chicken or the egg? And why the heck do some, but not all, of my electrical cords have three prongs instead of […]

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How to Choose a Generator for Your Home

Losing power in your home is no joke. Sometimes it’s not that serious—just a few hours of your kids complaining about a lack of wifi and Netflix. But other times? It’s super serious: spoiled food, a flooded basement, or no heat or air conditioning.  Whether you’re looking to avoid a minor inconvenience or a major […]

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What You Need to Know About Your Circuit Breaker

It’s April-showers-brings-May-flowers time again, and if you’re anything like us, rainy days slooooow you down a bit. When it’s drizzly, maybe you turn on the TV, get your electric blanket ready, start a pot of coffee… … and then *click*. Everything stops working. It’s probably the circuit breaker. What is a circuit breaker? A circuit […]

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How to Hire an Electrician During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has forced us—and by “us” we mean the entire world—to push pause on everything that feels normal. While we know this won’t last forever, being in the thick of it is… tough.  And yet there are bright spots, aren’t there? We’ve already learned so much about our own resilience and about our […]

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How to Determine if a GFCI Outlet is Defective

As with most of our modern conveniences, we rarely think about our electrical outlets. In fact, they generally come to mind under only two circumstances:  When our paint roller slips and our partner “sweetly” reminds us we should’ve taped over the outlets like they told us to. When we try to turn on our hair […]

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Here’s How to Find an Electrician Near Me

Given that you’ve landed on this post, you probably just Googled “electrician near me.” (No, we’re actually not stalking you. We just know how Google thinks, that’s all.) We’re guessing you don’t want just any electrician, though. You want someone with experience. Expertise. Integrity. In other words, you want a Culpeper electrician who’s not going […]

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