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Where to Install Recessed Lighting

Best Places to Install Recessed Lighting Recessed lights can transform any room, adding diffused light from streamlined, stylish cans. They work almost anywhere, but because they can be tricky to install, it’s important to plan ahead carefully. Where Are the Best Places to Install Recessed Lights? You can install them almost anywhere, but they are … Continued

Wiring for a Chest Freezer

Where and How to Wire a Freezer If you’re looking for extra food storage, a chest freezer is a convenient and useful option. Whether you choose a chest model or an upright style, you’ll find yourself using this extra storage all the time. Before you install one, consider the best places to keep it and … Continued

Trends in Lighting from Your Local Electrician

5 Top Lighting Design Trends Bright metals, warm colors and textured fabrics are this year’s hot trends in lighting design. Get ready to warm up your house with a new color scheme and new lighting fixtures to match. SESCOS is here for all your lighting needs, and we’re happy to be the local electrician who … Continued

From Gas to Electric for Appliances

5 Pointers for Switching From Gas to Electric Are you thinking about making the switch from gas to electric? You can do this without too much difficulty or cost, depending on the appliances you’re switching and the state of your current electrical system. A SESCOS electrician can help you make the conversion safely and easily. … Continued

Wiring for Hydroponics

SESCOS Can Help You Get Growing Hydroponic farming has seen rising popularity in recent years, as more people choose to grow their own fruits and vegetables year-round. It’s also a good way for farmers to get more produce to the market without worrying about soil or weather conditions. Recent laws granting the green light to … Continued

Top Ceiling Fan Installation Issues

Five Common Ceiling Fan Problems Installing a ceiling fan is not complicated, but you may start noticing problems after you’ve put it up. Following is a list of common ceiling fan issues. Depending on how comfortable you are working with electricity, you might be able to fix them yourself. If you want to ensure a … Continued

What do the Colored Wires in Outlet Indicate?

What Do Colors of Electrical Wires Stand For? You open up the circuit panel or the back of an appliance and you’re looking at a tangle of colored wires that don’t seem to be in any order. If you know what each color stands for, you can make sense of that seeming mess. Here’s how … Continued

Teaching Kids About Electrical Safety & Conservation

Teach your Children well Electrical dangers are no joke, and it’s never too soon to teach children how to be safe around electricity. While you’re at it, take this opportunity to teach your children how to conserve energy. Learn ways to make conservation a family adventure that lets your kids become planet-saving superheroes. Start with … Continued

Change is Blowing in the Wind – Ceiling Fan Circulation

Here’s Why You Need to Rotate Your Ceiling Fans You know that it’s important to regularly rotate your tires, but did you know that your ceiling fans need regular rotation, too? Read on to learn how this simple trick can keep your home feeling comfortable all year and save you a lot of money when … Continued

Energy Loss Costs More than Comfort

Six Ways to Audit Your Home’s Energy Yourself With winter settling in to stay for a while, you’re probably glad to turn on the heat and get your house cozy. At the same time, there’s no sense overpaying for electricity that’s just being wasted. Don’t lose money because of poor ventilation, old insulation or phantom … Continued

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