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GFCI outlets

How Do GFCI Outlets Work & Does Your Home Need Them?

on November 10, 2017

Protect Your Home and Family with GFCI Outlets A GFCI, or a ground-fault circuit interrupter, is a receptacle or circuit that constantly monitors the electricity flowing and is able to sense any loss of current. If there is an imbalance of current between the ungrounded and grounded conductor of a given circuit, the GFCI will […]

May Is Electric Safety Month!

on May 5, 2017

Home Electric Safety Month is upon us once again.  Home ownership is worth it, but it isn’t without its drawbacks.  Proper maintenance and care is essential to keep your home in top-working condition.  To do that, it’s important to stay current on what you have and haven’t had done in your home.  Older wiring needs […]

How to Choose a Ceiling Fixture

on January 6, 2017

Home design has shifted towards portable and easily replaceable floor fixtures.  With electrical outlets controlled by a light switch, adapting your home to fit any kind of light source is easy.  Open ceiling with recessed fixtures give a clean and spacious look to any room.  But there are still times when installing a fixture on […]

How to Fix a Doorbell

on August 19, 2016

Everyone knows someone who has a home with a broken doorbell.  It’s so common that it’s difficult to know if the door hasn’t been answered because no one is home or the doorbell is simply broken.  I can’t tell you how many people I know who simply ignore the bell and knock instead.  While many […]

Outdoor Electronics

Outdoor Electronics

on June 3, 2016

Lawn parties, decorative lighting, automated sprinklers, and countless other electrical devices have pushed your power grid to the outdoors.  Unfortunately, you have less control over the outdoors than you do when wires and outlets are located inside the walls of your home.  A little bit of consideration is all it takes to make sure that […]

The basics about ceiling fans and home heating and cooling

Ceiling Fans 101: The Basics

on April 15, 2016

We see them on a daily basis: ceiling fans.  Marvelous devices that help to keep us cool during the summer and warm during the winter.  Many people don’t even realize that ceiling fans are able to help you reduce the costs of heating or cooling your home when used properly.  They’re supposed to be easy […]

How to Set Up Your Network

Wired and Wireless Networks

on February 25, 2016

While not part of your electrical system, computers, tablets, phones, even your entertainment center are now hooked up to the information network of your home.  Most of this is done wirelessly, but for some items, a wired connection using an Ethernet cable is ideal.  Even if you are using a wireless network, the initial setup […]