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Before you’re squinting to decipher stuffing instructions or hauling that 20 pound ham across the room to better reveal the thermometer reading, it’s time to put some serious thought into upgrading your kitchen lighting. If your current...Read more

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless toxic gas produced by fuel-burning appliances. Carbon monoxide is responsible for an estimated 15,000 emergency room visits and 500 unintentional deaths in the US each year.

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American office workers spend a third or more of each weekday at the office. Are you setting up your employees to work productively, or does spending hours at the office drain their energy levels?

You have many options for ensuring the good health and productivity of your employees, but...Read more

Florescent lighting is commonly found throughout homes and businesses. Electrical terms can be confusing at times, but it’s always helpful to be familiar with some. Curious about how this works? Find out how ballasts relate to your everyday lighting!

What does a ballast do?

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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

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

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

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

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

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