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12
Apr

5 Signs Your Home’s Wiring Needs To Be Inspected By A Home Electrician

Sometimes, it can be easy to grow accustomed to the idiosyncrasies of an older home. However, issues with the wiring of your home can cause a fire. Thus, it is important to have wiring problems corrected as soon as possible. Here are a few signs that your home’s wiring needs to be promptly inspected by […]

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18
Mar

4 Signs That Your Home’s Electrical System Is In Need Of Repair

If you live in an older home that has never been upgraded, it is important to pay attention to the electric wiring in your house to watch for danger signs that signal that you may need to hire an electrician to make a repair or replace the wiring or your circuit breaker box. Failure to […]

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13
Jan

How To Change A 3-Prong Dryer Cord To 4-Prong

If you have moved to a new home or updated outlets, you will find the three-prong cord for your dryer will no longer fit the outlet. The National Electrical Codes started making 4-prong outlets mandatory for houses constructed after 2000 to increase safety. You are allowed to repair 3-prong cords to use with your old […]

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24
Nov

Making Your Home More Secure Over The Holidays

When you are preparing for the holidays, whether you plan to spend them in your home or go away to visit family, home security and safety become among your top priorities. After all, break-ins and theft do tend to occur more often during the holiday season than many other times throughout the year. Get to […]

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12
Nov

Have An Electrical Circuit That Keeps Tripping? Learn Why It’s Happening

Your electrical system is designed to prevent fires from happening. It does this through circuits that will stop electricity from flowing to specific areas of your home when problems are detected within the system. If you have a circuit that keeps tripping, it can be annoying to constantly head to your circuit box to flip […]

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28
Oct

4 Reasons to Consider Baseboard Heat to Supplement Central Heat

If you have an older home, you may face unique challenges when trying to heat all areas of your home evenly. Even if your home has a central heating system, consider supplementing your system with baseboard heat if you have any of these issues or needs: Rooms with Ceiling Vents If you have rooms in […]

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17
Sep

Holiday Safety Tips: Four Electrical Safety Tips For The Holiday Season

The holiday season is full of magic and mystery. It’s also full of decorations and twinkling lights. If you like to go “all out” with your decorations for the holiday season, make sure you are careful. A wrongly placed light or overloaded circuit can quickly turn your beautiful decorations into a blazing fire. If you […]

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13
Aug

What Does GFCI Mean And Why Are GFCI Outlets Important?

GFCI stands for “Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter.” GFCI outlets are a relatively modern invention, so while GFCI outlets are a standard installation in modern households, many older homes don’t have GFCI outlets unless they’ve been recently updated or renovated. Knowing what GFCI outlets are and what they do to protect your family can help you decide […]

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09
Jul

4 Ways An Electrician Can Customize Your Home During New Construction

Building your own home gives you the opportunity to customize your house exactly how you want it. With the walls wide open it is a great time to have your electrician do some customizations that would be difficult to do later. Consider having these electrical upgrades installed. Pre-wire Your Entertainment System An electrician mainly works […]

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29
Jun

3 Great Home Electrical Guidelines

In order to make your home as safe as possible electrically, while also getting the greatest efficiency from your electrical appliances, you’ll need to follow some critical guidelines. This will allow your home to remain free of electrical fires, while providing you the best use of your utilities. In this regard, read the information below […]

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