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Safety tips to weather fall

October is National Fire Prevention Month, and a good time to give thought to how safe your home’s indoor/outdoor electrical is. Here are a few precautionary tips I’ve learned over the years. Fall is when you should safely store your warm-weather tools like the lawn mower and pull out cold weather tools such as your snowblower...

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You may have heard there is a national shortage of skilled tradespeople right now, including carpenters, masons, plumbers, tile workers and especially electricians. To ensure everyone’s safety, certified electricians undergo many years of training and apprenticeship. Getting into the field takes time and commitment, but it is a highly rewarding...

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Is your electric panel at risk?

People don’t often think of electricity as having moving parts, but it’s constantly flowing through your home. The heart pumping the flow is your electrical panel. Since the panel is usually located in the basement, over the years it can be impacted by heat and cool temps, as well as moisture, which can cause corrosion and rust...

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Easy install USB outlets

Homes keep getting smarter. As our customers have come to rely on their smart phones and tablets more and more, we’ve been installing USB-enabled outlets to keep up with them. This is a regular electrical outlet that also has two USB ports. Perfect for a bedroom, kitchen, living room or any place you like to charge your devices, this...

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Outdoor electric safety

With the weather finally turning summery, I hope homeowners think about the state of their exterior electricity before firing up the edgers or trimmers. First, it’s important to make sure all of your outlets are GFI, or ground fault interrupter, protected. This prevents you from getting an electrical shock, especially if there’s any water...

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