Though it's warmed up a little this month, temperatures are still down, considering that it's still winter. This means that there's still a chance that your pipes will freeze, crack, and/or burst, so make sure that you can identify a burst pipe and its warning signs. Small Ways to Identify a Burst Pipe You may [...]
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Cleverly-placed accent lighting, both inside and outside the home, can add a sense of class, elegance, and value to any home. Accent lighting comes in many forms and colors. When used properly, it can make your home appear more expensive, decorative, and inviting for everyone. Accent lighting can hide flaws in your room or home's [...]
Though most people's New Year resolutions involve health or exercise, those aren't the only things that could be improved upon in 2018. If you want to make a few changes in your home, then you'll be able to save electricity like never before... and your wallet will thank you for it. Be Safe and Save [...]
January 10th is National Cut Energy Costs Day - are you ready? Cutting your home's energy costs doesn't just have to happen one day out of the year. When you're looking at your January credit card bills after Christmas gifting, the last thing you want is a power bill well into the triple digits. Here [...]
How long have you had the furnace that is currently heating your home? Would you know if it was time to get it replaced, or at least checked out? Most people don't, so read on to learn more about when is the right time to get a furnace replacement, and some signs that might signal [...]
You probably know what recessed lighting is, but do you know what recessed outlets are? Just like recessed lights, these outlets sit deeper in the wall. It prevents cords from protruding from the wall and is usually more visually appealing. Advantages of Recessed Outlets Recessed outlets come with many advantages. One of the most obvious [...]
Do you own and use an electric blanket during the winter? A lot of people do, especially those in locations with very low temperatures. These blankets can be nice and cozy on a cold night, but they also come with their share of risks. Read up on some general electric blanket safety if you own [...]
Getting motion activated lights is more than just a convenience. It actually makes your home or business safer. When children awaken in the middle of the night to use the rest room, or when you walk into the basement with an armload of laundry, it's tough to flip the light switch. Some of these lights [...]
Though you almost definitely have your holiday lights in place already, if you decorate for the season, it's never too late to take into account some holiday decoration electrical safety tips so that you and your family are safe until that decor is put away again. Keep in Mind These Electrical Safety Tips Where did [...]
Winter is here, and if you don't currently own a functional home generator, it might be time to make the investment for your family. Snowstorms and blizzards can cause extensive failure of the power grid. Families that have needs for continuous electrical supply, such as elderly with in-home care, or families with newborn babies, will [...]