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Category Archives: Residential

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What Causes A Dead Outlet

Imagine you plug in your iPhone and nothing happens. You try to fix the problem on your phone in a number of different ways until you figure out that the…

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The Weather and Energy Usage

The relationship between energy usage and the weather is a perpetual cycle. As temperatures go up or down, energy use will also increase or decrease because of a variety of…

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Should I Hire an Electrician For a Hot Tub Installation?

It’s all over the internet, articles that say how easy it is to DIY a hot tub wiring, or why you don’t need an electrician to do this. But, a…

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Why Electricity Needs To Be Grounded

Electricity is a vital resource for everyone. People can’t power their electronic devices, cool or heat their homes, or even perform basic activities without electricity. That said, electricity is very…

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8 Tips for Landscape Lighting

If you’re thinking about diving into landscape lighting, your goal should be to place all this lighting strategically so you can highlight your favorite areas of your home. Good lighting…

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Bathroom Lighting Ideas For Every Style

The right type of lighting can make any space and room better, including your bathroom. Most people start their day in the bathroom and want it to feel like a…

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5 Things You Should Know About Recessed Lighting

It doesn’t matter how your home is designed, having bad lighting can kill the mood. Having recessed lighting in your home is a good option that can fix that. However,…

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6 Benefits of Smart Home Wiring

A smart home can offer homeowners several conveniences and benefits. Most people when they think about smart homes, think only of speakers or lights. However, behind all of these smart…

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Aluminum Wiring at Home? Here Is What You Can Do

Between the 1950s and the 1970s, a lot of homes were equipped with aluminum wiring systems because copper prices were on the rise. Aluminum was a cost-effective and very conductive…

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LED pool lighting

4 Reasons You Need LED Pool Lighting

Pool lighting has come a long way since 1969. That was the year it became a part of the National Electric Code. Before then, pool lighting did not have good…

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