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6 Steps That Every New Home Electrical Inspection Should Cover

6 Steps That Every New Home Electrical Inspection Should Cover

Your new home purchase is likely the largest purchase you will make in your lifetime. While some people buy a new home without an inspection, the rest of us want to know exactly what we are getting into.  A complete home inspection—including a thorough electrical...

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How To Install A Ceiling Fan Light Kit

How To Install A Ceiling Fan Light Kit

Ceiling fans are one of the most cost-effective ways to keep your home cool. Fans themselves are affordable and, assuming the electrical work is in place, relatively easy to install.  But what if in addition to air circulation you want to add overhead light to...

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How Do I Stop Light Bulbs from Blowing Unexpectedly?

How Do I Stop Light Bulbs from Blowing Unexpectedly?

Like the smoke alarm beeping in the middle of the night, light bulbs always seem to blow at the worst possible time—when you are deep into a great book, as you put dinner on the table, or midway through applying makeup. To make matters worse, you never seem to have a...

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How Long Should Light Switches and Electrical Outlets Last?

How Long Should Light Switches and Electrical Outlets Last?

How long should light switches and electrical outlets last? It’s not a question you think about every day and for good reason! Light switches and electrical outlets can last for years under the right conditions.  Read below to find out how to keep your light...

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Does Turning Off the Lights in My House Save Me Money?

Does Turning Off the Lights in My House Save Me Money?

It’s something that was drilled into my head as a kid: “Turn off the lights when you leave the room! You’re wasting electricity!”  But is that just a thing dads say? How much truth is there to the claim?  My sister was convinced it took more electricity to...

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How to Select the Best Lightbulb for Each Room in your Home

How to Select the Best Lightbulb for Each Room in your Home

So you need to grab some lightbulbs for your house at the local hardware store. No problem, right? Not so fast. Like razors, toothpaste, and even loaves of bread, these days you’ll find a dizzying array of choices when it comes to lightbulbs. LED or incandescent? 5000...

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