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Planning A Kitchen Renovation? Reasons To Consider Adding Some Recessed Lights

Since the kitchen is usually the central destination where everybody gathers, you want to be sure that it’s organized, open, and accessible. These things can easily be aided by adding the right lighting. In fact, you might even want to talk with your electrician about recessed lighting in the kitchen area. Before you make the […]

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Dealing with Corroded Copper Wires

Although water and the electrical wires in your home should never cross paths, it happens. Water splashed from a tub, a flood, or a leak in your roofing can introduce water into your home. If that water finds its way to an electrical wire, this will not necessarily cause a short, but it will cause […]

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Two Common Residential Electrical Questions Answered

Electrical issues can be a common problem that homeowners will have to address at some point over the time that they own their houses. Sadly, it can be a common situation for a homeowner to have a limited understanding about these routine threats. To help these homeowners avoid some of the more common issues that […]

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How To Replace A Ceiling Fan Light Bulb Socket

If you have a bulb that isn’t working in your ceiling fan, it could be because of a bad socket. You shouldn’t delay replacing burned bulb sockets because they pose a fire hazard. However, you don’t have to replace the whole light fixture. Here are some tips to replace ceiling fan light bulb sockets.  Prepare […]

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Call An Electrician When You Run Into These Three Household Problems

When you’re a homeowner, it’s important to be able to quickly diagnose electrical problems and schedule a visit from an electrician as soon as possible. Although many electrical issues aren’t dangerous, many can carry the risk of a shock or even a fire. Generally, your home’s electrical system isn’t something you should attempt to work […]

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Troubleshooting A Malfunctioning Electric Oven

Electric ovens typically provide steady heat, which is ideal for baking and cooking. These appliances usually have a large coil at the bottom of the oven compartment that radiates heat upwards into the oven compartment, helping provide even heat and a dry environment that can make your cakes and cookies crisp up and turn into an […]

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Tips For Keeping You And Your Family Warm And Toasty This Winter

Winter is almost here and also the cold temperatures come along with it. Just because it is cold outside, however, does not mean you and your family cannot stay warm and toasty inside your home. The five tips below will ensure all of you stay warm. Radiant Floor Heating If you install radiant floor heating […]

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What To Do If Your Electrical Outlet Starts Smoking

If you see smoke or even fire coming out of your electrical outlet, you need to react quickly and you need to react smartly. Here is what you need to do if you ever see smoke or fire coming out of an electrical outlet. Get Your Family Outside Even if it just seems like a small […]

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Track Down Electrical Failures And Needs Before Buying New Gear

New computers, exciting entertainment systems and electronics of all kinds are a major investment. With so much money spent on keeping yourself productive, entertained or both, why risk losing it all to a preventable series of electrical risks? If you’re not familiar with your home’s electrical layout, or if the building hasn’t had a major […]

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How Can A Portable Generator Power Your Essential Home Appliances?

Gas and diesel-powered portable generators can be used to power plug-in appliances such as refrigerators or freezers when the power goes out. However, hardwired appliances such as water pumps, furnaces, electric water heaters, and overhead lights can’t be powered by an extension cord.   You need a generator that is hardwired into your breaker panel […]

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