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5 Reasons to Upgrade Your Home’s Electrical Panel

The electrical panel is one of the most important components of a house, as it is responsible for bringing comfort and convenience in the form of electricity. This device delivers power throughout the entire home. While the circuit panel is certainly useful and...

How Switching to a DC Power System Saves on Energy Costs

Although alternating current, or AC, is the standard emission system around the world, most electric devices still run on direct current or DC. To compensate for the mismatch, electrical services must install converters in these devices for them to power up. From cars...

The Dangers of DIY-ing Your Electrical Repairs

It’s common for homeowners to perform basic maintenance work on their own. This includes electrical repairs, like replacing light bulbs, changing sockets, and installing electric fixtures. These tasks are simple enough and anyone who’s adept at using basic tools, like...

Would Your Home Pass an Electrical Safety Inspection?

Keeping your home up to code protects both you and your neighbors. If you are buying a new home, you can save yourself time and money by making sure that everything is up to code, including the electrical appliances. If you plan on selling or merely wish to maintain...

Home Safe Home: A Guide to Childproofing Everything Electrical

Children are naturally curious, and as a parent, you’ve probably seen them in action. But this same curiosity can lead your children to danger. The electrical outlets, cords, and other apparatus that lie around the house are likely hazards for your children, and...

A Light to Last: Bulb Replacement and Energy Efficiency

A few years ago, light bulbs were just that—light bulbs. There was not much in the way of options, special specifications, or features. No matter your preferences or budget, you really did not have much of a choice when it came to your home lighting. Hardware stores...