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Is It Time To Replace Your GFCI Outlets?

Time to Replace Your GFCI Outlets? Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI) play a vital role in keeping you safe. They turn off the power when your circuits become overloaded. They also block current that has crossed water on its way to the outlet. A GFCI is an important safety measure and a necessity in any … Continued

Bulb Selection for Recessed Lighting

Choose the Right Bulbs for Your Recessed Lights Which bulbs are right for your recessed cans? In this guide, we’ll look at choosing the right size, type, and style to get the best illumination from your can lighting. Which Shape Is Best? Recessed light bulbs come in various shapes. Here are the most common choices. … Continued

Summer Time Energy Smart Steps

Stay Cool and Save Money This Summer Summer will be here soon, and you’re probably looking forward to some bright, sunny days. Unfortunately, warm weather can bring bad news in the form of high energy bills. You don’t have to fork over the big bucks to enjoy your summer. Here are some tips to keep … Continued

Ready for Summer – Think Outdoor Ceiling Fan

Get Ready for Summer with an Outdoor Ceiling Fan One of the best ways to spend a sunny day is sitting on your patio, kicking back and relaxing as you listen to music, read a book, or catch up with a good friend. To make it perfect, throw in a frosty pitcher of lemonade or … Continued

Electrical Safety – Plug Covers and more

Keep Kids Safe Around Outlets Electricity does a lot for you. You couldn’t turn on the lights, use your computer, or even make a cup of coffee without a steady, reliable flow of energy. Like any powerful force, however, it can also be dangerous. Our bodies contain a lot of water, and that water is … Continued

Why are Light Bulbs Burning-out Frequently

Why Are Your Light Bulbs Burning Out So Quickly? Do you feel like you’re constantly changing your light bulbs? If your bulbs are burning out too quickly, here are some possible reasons and some ways to correct the problem. Bad Vibrations Fixtures that vibrate can cause bulbs to burn out. The vibration shakes the bulb’s … Continued

Do You Need an Electrician to Install a Wallbox Charger?

Do You Need an Electrician to Install a Wallbox Charger? Wallbox chargers are the latest innovation in the electric vehicle industry. Is it time you bought one? What Is a Wallbox Charger? It’s a charging unit that delivers more power than a standard three-pin plug socket. Before we continue, here’s a note about the name. … Continued

What Are the Biggest Circuit Culprits?

Circuit Overload Culprits If you have a circuit overload, you’ll know it. You plug something in, and it shuts off at once. Sometimes, plugging in that hairdryer or starting your oven can cause your circuits to overload. Why does this happen, and who are the biggest culprits in a circuit overload? Here’s what you need … Continued

Are USB Outlets Safe for all Devices?

Are USB Outlets Safe? Wall outlets with USB ports are increasingly common in today’s homes. You often see them in public places like airports and coffee shops. You may even have them in your house. How safe are these outlets, and should you have any concerns about using them? Here are the advantages and disadvantages … Continued

Time to Replace Bathroom Vent Fan?

Is It Time to Replace Your Exhaust Fan? Exhaust fans keep humidity and bad smells out of your bathroom and kitchen. If your vent fan isn’t working properly, it may be time to clean it or replace it. Cleaning an Exhaust Fan You can help improve your home’s air quality and improve your energy efficiency … Continued

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