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7 Things to Consider When Choosing an Electrician

Posted On: July 16, 2017

Most people judge their prospective electrician based on two big factors: price and friendliness. We think that fair rates and a positive attitude should be a given. It’s also important to know that your electrician has the right skills and experience for the job, because no two electricians are exactly the same. While emailing and…

What is an Electrical Circuit?

Posted On: May 31, 2017

Everyone depends on their home’s electricity – without it, nothing would function. You wouldn’t have any light, you wouldn’t be able to cool or heat your home, you wouldn’t be able to use many of your appliances and, worst of all, you wouldn’t be able to watch any TV! However, few people actually understand how…

What Do “Test” and “Reset” Buttons Do on Outlets?

Posted On: May 29, 2017

Your home’s electrical outlets are probably not one of the features that you pay much attention to. However, if you take a closer look at the electrical outlets in your bathroom, you may find a “test” and “reset” button that you didn’t see before. If you’re like many homeowners, then this is probably the first…

How to Reset Electrical Outlets

Posted On: May 17, 2017

Almost all new homes use ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI) for their electrical outlets. GFCI outlets help prevent potentially fatal accidents from occurring in the event that water seeps into the outlet or the electrical device that’s plugged in gets wet. Basically, the GFCI can recognize if the electricity isn’t returning, and will immediately cut…

How to Babyproof Everything Electrical

Posted On: May 9, 2017

If you have a baby in your home or are expecting a baby, then you’ll quickly realize that your house could easily be turned into a death trap if it’s not babyproofed properly. Although you’re going to do your best to keep an eye on your baby 24 hours a day, seven days a week,…

Why Does My Outlet Spark When I Unplug Something?

Posted On: April 27, 2017

If you unplug something from one of your electrical outlets and you see a spark, it’s understandable that you might be a little worried. In some cases, a small spark is not out of the ordinary and is nothing to worry about. In other cases it might be indicative of a problem with your outlet…

Why Aren’t My Solar Lights Working?

Posted On: April 12, 2017

Investing in solar lights can be incredibly beneficial. Not only will you be reducing your environmental footprint, but the use of solar lights can greatly reduce your monthly energy costs – to the point where they can eventually pay for themselves. However, as effective and efficient as they can be, you may still experience some…

Are Childproof Outlets Actually Safe?

Posted On: February 27, 2017

If you have children, then childproofing your home is most likely a big priority for you. And if it’s not – it certainly should be! One of the main areas of focus when it comes childproofing your home should be your outlets. Electrical outlets can be very dangerous to children of all ages because of…

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Why Is My Light Bulb Buzzing?
Posted On:March 31, 2020

When you flip on a light switch, you expect the room to illuminate, but you don’t want a buzzing sound to go with it. Besides...