New Year’s resolutions don’t need to be just for health or happiness. They can also be for your home. Here are a few new year’s resolutions that you can make for your home and your home’s electrical system. Read on to learn more from Tim Kyle Electric, White Marsh electrician.
New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home
Are you still using extension cords because you don’t have enough outlets? If so, it’s time to retire them and have more outlets installed. Not only are extension cords a fire hazard, but also they are an eye sore. When is the last time you changed your smoke detector and carbon monoxide batteries? Make changing them monthly a priority and ensure that they haven’t expired. A smoke detector needs to be replaced every 10 years, and a carbon monoxide detector needs to be replaced every five years.
Do you have surge protection? With all of the new technological devices and appliances, surges are imminent. That means it’s vital that you equip your home with protection, so you don’t suffer the consequences of a fire. Are you lacking GFCI outlets in your bathroom and kitchen? If so, it’s time to get some. Having outlets near water means the potential for electrocution. GFCI outlets safeguard you and your family from that potential danger. Finally, have you swapped out your incandescent light bulbs for LED ones? Not only do LED bulbs last 50 times longer, but they also use 75% less energy. I
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