There’s no question that the summer months can be brutal. In addition to being hot outside, you have to deal with rising costs to keep the interior of your home cool. A great way to remain cool this summer, while saving money, is to make the most of your ceiling fans.
Does your home need electrical outlet upgrades? Do you know? If not, it may be wise to ask a professional. However, it may also be enough just for you to see what types of upgrades are possible. When you know what options you have, you can make the best decision regarding if these are needed […]
Modern doorbells are designed to last for years. However, just like any other electrical devices, they are eventually going to malfunction. This could result in your doorbell not working at all, making strange noises when it is pressed, or ringing continuously. In most cases, doorbell dilemmas are going to be an easy fix.
Modern homes are built with multiple receptacles to ensure you can conveniently power your appliances. Unfortunately, few are designed to easily accommodate the needs of multiple chargers. As a result, you may find yourself performing a juggling act each day trying to recharge all your devices.
According to information from the Electrical Safety Foundation International, over 30,000 mon-fatal shock accidents occur each year. Believe it or not, electrical shock is actually easy to prevent if you know what to avoid and what to look for. With a bit of safety training and basic knowledge, you can find and prevent possible electric […]
Did you know that the lights in and around your home play a huge role in keeping your family safe? Believe it or not, the lighting you have in place (or lack thereof) can affect your security, safety and overall well-being. Keep reading to learn how high-quality lighting options can help to improve your home’s […]
Most homeowners don’t think about upgrading or even investing in repairs for their electrical panel on a regular basis. Unfortunately, many people aren’t aware of the signs of a problem, which puts themselves, their family and their home at risk.
According to information provided by the National Fire Protection Association, the smoke alarms installed in homes across the country were only effective and only went off in about 53 percent of all the home fires that were reported in the U.S. between the years of 2009 and 2013. On the other hand, approximately 59 percent […]
As your home ages, the electrical wiring becomes more of a safety hazard. While this is deterioration that happens over an extended period of time, it can still lead to some dangerous problems. If you have a home that is more than 30 years old, it’s a good idea to hire professional electrical contractors for […]