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The Pros and Cons of LED Lights

Having proper light in your home is important. It provides general lighting and ambience, while also making it easier to read and complete tasks. You also have natural light, overhead lighting, accent lighting and task lighting. Therefore, you have to give thought to the type of lighting required in each room. However, lights in your […]

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What Do The Different Colors On The Electrical Wires Mean?

Have you ever encountered flickering lights, blackouts, or odd power surges that send you to your electrical panel to investigate? When you open the panel do you even know what you are looking for? Most homeowners are able to change a simple fuse, but that overwhelming display of tangled colored wires is not something the […]

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How To Use a Generator Safely

Several cities across the country are already experiencing snowfall. With dropping temperatures, reports of snow, and the winter months quickly approaching, it’s time to talk generators.  Generators are a great, short-term solution to any power outage. Thunder-, ice-, and snowstorms are no match for a good generator that can keep you and your family warm […]

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Why Does My Circuit Breaker Keep Tripping?

Here’s a familiar scenario: You’re getting some housework done on a Saturday afternoon. You’ve got the TV going in one room, speakers in the other, all the lights are on, and you plug in your super-powered vacuum. Then? Click. The power goes out, and you’re left wondering what in the world just happened.  What probably […]

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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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