Lightning Arrestor: What Is It, and Do You Need One?

2017-10-09T18:51:11+00:00

There are a lot of products out there that claim to be able to protect your home from this and that. For example, a lightning arrestor is meant to be “installed on the exterior of a building can prevent structural damage to your property due to lightning and similar discharges.” How important is it, though, [...]

Lightning Arrestor: What Is It, and Do You Need One? 2017-10-09T18:51:11+00:00

Kitchen Fires: A Dangerous Occurrence

2017-09-25T19:37:07+00:00

One of the more common types of fire in the American home is the kitchen fire. This is because there is a concentration of several fire hazards: electricity, fire source, and grease. A grease fire is particularly dangerous and common in a kitchen. Electrical fires are also common due to the many electrical appliances used [...]

Kitchen Fires: A Dangerous Occurrence 2017-09-25T19:37:07+00:00

Smoke Detectors: How Do They Work?

2017-09-25T19:12:33+00:00

If you’ve ever been cooking and there’s seemingly no smoke but the smoke detectors are blaring, you may have wondered why that happens. These devices can save lives and are absolutely necessary to be installed everywhere, but that doesn’t mean everyone understands how they function. Maybe we should! […]

Smoke Detectors: How Do They Work? 2017-09-25T19:12:33+00:00

Expiration Dates for Your Electronic Devices

2017-08-09T17:44:11+00:00

It’s pretty obvious when most things need to be thrown away and replaced. Food, for instance, makes it pretty clear once it’s gone bad and is unsafe to keep around. However, you may not realize that even your electronics have ‘expiration dates’ beyond which you should replace them in order to keep them functioning well… [...]

Expiration Dates for Your Electronic Devices 2017-08-09T17:44:11+00:00

Electrical Safety Checked with an Inspection

2017-08-02T16:47:54+00:00

Would you say that your home is safe? Probably, at least at first glance. However, you may not realize that electrical safety plays a big role in this, and there are some factors that may be revealed under inspection to be dangerous. […]

Electrical Safety Checked with an Inspection 2017-08-02T16:47:54+00:00

Power Surge Protection Can Make All the Difference

2017-07-14T16:26:15+00:00

Power surges are common in every home with electricity. Fluctuations in voltage take place every time an air conditioner cuts on or off, the motor in your refrigerator stops or starts running, or other household appliances with motors turns on or off. Such occurrences can potentially damage appliances, electronics and even light bulbs and will [...]

Power Surge Protection Can Make All the Difference 2017-07-14T16:26:15+00:00

Surge Protectors Do More Than You Think

2017-05-23T20:55:04+00:00

Most people’s concepts of surge protectors are basic, and though this is enough to get by, it might not be enough to convince everyone of their great value. Really, these simple devices are crucial to protecting not only your electronics, but also the people who live or work near them. […]

Surge Protectors Do More Than You Think 2017-05-23T20:55:04+00:00

Electrical Safety All Year Round

2017-05-09T20:43:29+00:00

As this month of electrical safety continues, awareness about the dangers of misusing electrical devices and appliances grows. Companies across the country are working “to help reduce electrically related fatalities, injuries, and property loss.” Part of this effort is informing people about some of the more commonly-found situations in which electricity might be a danger [...]

Electrical Safety All Year Round 2017-05-09T20:43:29+00:00

Electrical Safety Is Everyone’s Responsibility

2017-05-03T19:26:48+00:00

For those who work within the electrical industry, every month should be Electrical Safety Month. “OSHA estimates there are approximately 187 electrical-related fatalities a year,” and though many take the proper precautions to avoid injury and harm, there are still some electrical safety procedures that are left by the wayside. Caution should always be taken [...]

Electrical Safety Is Everyone’s Responsibility 2017-05-03T19:26:48+00:00