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What is Commercial Grade LED Lighting?

What Can LED Lighting Do for Your Commercial Operation? LED bulbs aren’t just for homeowners who want to save money, save energy, and get custom lighting solutions. LED lighting can also transform your commercial or industrial operation. Learn about the typical commercial LED applications and why you need them now. LED Lighting Is Ideal for … Continued

Help Installing Under Cabinet Lighting

Five Things You Should Know About Under Cabinet Lighting Under-cabinet lighting can brighten up even the darkest, dullest kitchen. These lights make it easier to do everything from reading recipes to dicing vegetables without chopping off your fingers. Here’s a guide to choosing and installing these handy, attractive lighting systems. 1. They Eliminate Shadows One … Continued

Summer Storm Preparedness tips from SESCOS

Be Prepared for Summer Power Outages: 5 Tips Storms and power outages are not just a winter event. Blustery winds in April have already knocked power out to more than 60,000 customers in Arlington, Chesapeake, and Virginia Beach. If you want to protect your home this summer, we’ve got some tips to help you weather … Continued

What are the different gauges of electrical wiring?

COVID-19 – The Teams at SESCOS are maintaining best practices as we serve the community’s electrical repair, installation, and maintenance needs- Call for an Electrician! What Do Wire Sizes Gauge Indicate? What do wire gauge sizes correspond to? If you’ve ever looked at those numbers on your wires and wondered what they meant, this guide … Continued

April 13th – Thank a Lineworker Day

COVID-19 – The Teams at SESCOS are maintaining best practices as we serve the communities electrical repair, installation and maintenance needs- Call for an Electrician! Thank a Lineworker Day Linemen are the unsung heroes who do a dangerous job that keeps your phone lines, cable lines and electrical lines running. They risk life and limb … Continued

Wiring for Tree Houses

COVID-19 – The Teams at SESCOS are maintaining best practices as we serve the communities electrical repair, installation and maintenance needs- Call for an Electrician! How Do You Wire a Treehouse? Treehouses are all the rage lately, and it’s easy to see why. A home in the treetops can make you feel like you’re truly … Continued

How to Disinfect with UV Lighting

COVID-19 – The Teams at SESCOS are maintaining best practices as we serve the communities electrical repair, installation and maintenance needs- Call for an Electrician! Top 10 Uses for UV Lighting Ultraviolet (UV) lighting is a versatile, useful light source. If you think UV lighting is only for tanning beds, think again. Applications of UV … Continued

When to Replace Hard Wired Smoke Alarms

Smoke and CO Detectors: A Seasonal Safety Q&A As we head into a new season, SESCOS wants you to be ready with smoke detectors and carbon monoxide (CO) sensors that are in top working shape. Here’s a quick pop quiz on when, how and why to replace those detectors. These tips work whether you have … Continued

Spot Beam vs Flood Beam Outdoor Lighting

Do You Need Spot Beams, Flood Beams or Both? You’ve just started planning your outdoor lighting setup, but now you’re confused. Do you need spot beams, flood beams or both? Here’s a guide to both types of outdoor lighting and pointers on how to use them. What Is Spot Beam Lighting? A spot beam produces … Continued

What is a Multi-meter?

5 Things You Can Do With a Multimeter A multimeter is a useful tool for every homeowner. It’s a handheld device that can run a quick check of your circuits, components, and devices. This handy gadget can help you take care of many DIY projects around your house. What Can a Multimeter Do for You? … Continued

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