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Category Archives: Residential

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7 Things You Should NOT Plug Into Your Power Strip

A power strip can be a convenient solution when you have a shortage of electrical outlets. However, most people don’t know that they are only designed to handle electronics that…

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Choosing The Right AC Unit for Your Home

Do you have a window AC unit to keep your home cool? You may be thinking if switching to a central AC system can lower your monthly electric bill. At…

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Basement Lighting Options

Is walking down your basement giving you chills down your spine? Your basement doesn’t have to look like it’s straight out of a horror movie. Choosing the right lighting options…

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deck lighting

5 Deck Lighting Installation Ideas

Having deck lighting and outdoor outlets installed in your yard can expand your open-air living chances all the way into the night while additionally improving your home’s resale value. As…

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5 Electrical Problems To Fix Before Your Selling Your Home

One of the problems that can determine whether a house sells or not, lies behind its walls. While the curb appeal is essential, it is very important to upgrade and…

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Understanding Electrical Wire Colors

In order to ensure the residents’, electricians’, and your appliance’s safety, it is important to understand electrical wire colors. The different colors indicate what that circuit’s purpose is. It is…

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bathroom

Why A Bath Fan Is Good For Your Bathroom

Controlling the humidity in your home is imperative. When the humidity increases your home can start growing mold or it can even suffer from structural damage like warping and peeling…

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grounded outlet

Why Are Ungrounded Outlets Dangerous?

You electricians insist on safety on a very regular basis. Why? Because electricity in its nature is volatile. We’ve been able to harness it but if it’s misused it can…

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electric vehicle charging

Electric Vehicle Charger: 4 Things You Should Know About Installation

The electric car market is rising. As of 2019, there are over 1.18 million electric vehicles in the United States. For all of the people buying electric cars the first…

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cat

How to Keep Pets from Chewing on Cords

While pets are a wonderful addition to the family, they can develop the habit of chewing on cords around the house. Besides it being an annoying quirk, it can also…

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