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How to Read a Circuit Breaker

How to Read a Circuit Breaker

Electricity has become such a staple in our lives that we often take it for granted. Until something goes wrong, that is. When the worst happens, it’s best to know how to read your circuit breaker electric panel, A.K.A. that little gray metal box in the corner. Here’s...

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Who to Call for a Smoke Detector Repair

Who to Call for a Smoke Detector Repair

Smoke detectors are one of the most crucial elements of a safe home. According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), household fires are becoming more common and spread more easily and quickly. This is in part due to the type of fabrics and materials we...

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How Long Do Light Switches Last

How Long Do Light Switches Last

How to tell if an electric light switch has gone bad Have your lights been flickering recently? Maybe a light went out and you’re struggling to get it back on. Occasionally, changing a bulb or checking the breakers isn’t enough to get your lights back on. There are...

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Is a Whole House Surge Protector Worth It?

Is a Whole House Surge Protector Worth It?

While more popular, power strips aren’t the best way to protect your home from power surges. With power surges on the rise throughout the United States and turbulent weather unexpectedly popping up, the best way to protect your home, family and appliances is with a...

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How to Ground a Two-Prong Outlet

How to Ground a Two-Prong Outlet

While they used to be the standard in most homes, two-prong outlets have become outdated and rather dangerous. Do you have any two-prong outlets in your home? If so, you might have to take extra precautions, like grounding every two-prong outlet, to ensure your home...

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Benefits of LED Lighting

Benefits of LED Lighting

LED bulbs, also known as light-emitting diodes, have become one of the most energy efficient technologies of today. Not only do these advanced options last longer than traditional bulbs, they also are more durable, safer, and offer better light quality than any...

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