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Blog Posts in Home Safety

A person adds a white label that says “Kitchen” to a black circuit breaker on a gray electrical panel.

Knowing which areas of your home are serviced by which circuit breakers is crucial in case of an emergency. You never know when you might need to shut off the power. Labeling your electrical panel can save time and confusion during a crisis.

If you open your electrical panel and can’t...Continue Reading

An introduction to the different types of electrical outlets’ and a white outlet icon in white on a yellow background.

There are 75 electrical outlets in the average home, of various sizes, shapes, and functionalities. Are the outlets gracing your walls the right ones for the job? The most common types of outlets serve specific purposes in your home. If your home is more than a few decades old, you may not know...Continue Reading

Whether the problem is an outdated electrical system or one tampered with by an inexperienced DIYer, electrical code violations put your home and family at risk. Discover some code violations that often occur and have your home inspected by a reputable electrician to make sure none of them are...Continue Reading

Never wash your electric blanket and other rules for safe electric blanket use this winter.

Now that cooler weather has arrived, you can revel in warm sweaters, cozy socks and comfy blankets. Is your new electric blanket safe to use?  Follow these simple safety guidelines to ensure your electric blanket doesn’t create a fire hazard.

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Have you been disregarding these common electrical problems around your home? You may be able to fix it yourself!

Common Electrical Problems in Your House: Harmless or Hazardous?

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Warm weather and clear skies means it is finally barbeque season once again! May is National Barbeque Month, and we are definitely in the festive spirit. But before you get ready to fire up the grill and bust out the pool rafts, make ...Continue Reading

By: Jason Lee

Ever look at old family photos? You remember, the faded picture with the brown couch, wood panel walls and yellow(ish) shag carpet. Most people look at the photo and see these things and the smiling faces of the family. We look at these photos and are taken...Continue Reading

Your lights and appliances are working fine, so that means your wiring is too, right? Not so much. Seldom inspected after installation, the wiring in your home may need an update, especially if your home is more than 40 years old.

Why update wiring?

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By: Maddie Ogletree

Your spring renovation isn’t complete without a functionality update for your electrical outlets. Standard outlets just won’t cut it anymore when it comes to powering your home and electronics....Continue Reading