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Blogs in October 2016

A Halloween picture with three pumpkins with evil faces carved and dark trees, bats, and graveyard crosses on a hill

What’s the best way to light a pumpkin? From the obvious to the inventive, there are a great many ways to light up your family’s special holiday creations…

The best way to light a pumpkin this Halloween season is up to you!

Tried and true: Candles

Tiny...Read more

A yellow light bulb with a pumpkin carved face on it

Thomas Edison claims that he failed 10,000 times at creating the light bulb. However, the one success he had with it helped to launch an entire industry and changed the quality of life for everyone.  In the last 100 years, the light bulb has evolved, and is now tied into interior design, moods...Read more

GFCI written in the center of a black background with some HTML code written on it

Essential home safety devices, GFCI outlets, or ground fault circuit interrupters, protect you and your family from electrical shocks, particularly in water and moisture-prone areas of your home. Easy to recognize and simple to install, these devices offer an inexpensive way to increase...Read more

A picture of an outside black security light

Those long days of summer are rapidly waning. With darkness creeping in at earlier hours on chilly fall and winter nights, you may be considering the addition of security lighting to the premises of your home or business. Security lighting can be a great asset – when properly installed and used...Read more

A picture of a light bulb with a brain on the inside of it

October is Positive Attitude Month and Mr. Electric® wants to remind you about how thinking can be a powerful tool for motivation and improvement.  

Our thoughts are a tool that can either help or hurt us. If we are constantly thinking negatively, we might start acting that way....Read more

A picture of a white transfer switch

When you think about emergency power options for your home or business, a backup generator probably comes to mind. This provides electricity independently from the grid when the power goes out.
All wired-in generators require...Read more

Three black accent lights shining down on a black countertop

When you assess the lighting in your home, you should be able to pick out several layers of illumination. General lighting is typically centered on the ceiling, casting a bright light around the room. Task lighting, such as desk lamps, under-cabinet lights and reading lamps, are designed to help...Read more