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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…

How to Childproof Electrical Outlets

Posted On: September 30, 2016

Most electrical outlets are located near the ground, which means that children can easily access them. The last thing you want is for a child to fool around with an outlet as it can result in a severe injury – or even a death. Fortunately, there are ways that you can childproof your electrical outlets…

How Does Electricity Get to Your Home?

Posted On: September 28, 2016

People often talk about where electricity comes from, referring to the source fuel that supplies the power. There’s much that can be said about natural gas, oil, coal, nuclear, wind, solar, and hydropower energy. Regardless of where your electricity originally comes from, it goes through a power plant and distribution lines to get to your…

Compare LED vs. CFL Lighting

Posted On: September 21, 2016

When it comes to choosing light bulbs for your home or business, don’t just pick anything. Lighting has a bigger impact on your environment than you might think. Not only are some lights more efficient than other (meaning that energy costs will vary), the light itself varies in quality depending on what bulbs you choose.…

Simple Ways to Cut Energy Costs

Posted On: September 15, 2016

Everyone would like to use less energy, whether you’re concerned about the planet or just trying to shrink the utility bill. Some ways to lower energy costs come with a steep price tag upfront, such as state-of-the-art EnergyStar appliances or a new “cool roof.” You can make a considerable dent in your home energy consumption…

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What’s Inside Your Electrical Panel?
Posted On:May 24, 2021

Your electrical panel is the main hub for all of your home’s electricity. Anything powered comes back to the main electrical service panel known as...