8 Results for month: 07/2018

We Asked 4 Designers How to Make the Most of Your Outdoor Space

We Asked 4 Designers How to Make the Most of Your Outdoor Space If you make good use of you home’s outdoor spaces, you can make many activities more enjoyable. Designers agree that you need to do a lot of thinking before you change anything, but that if you plan carefully there are a lot of good options. Dual-use furniture ... More

Become More Energy Efficient With These New Tools

  In the United States 36% still runs on petroleum, even after we have found alternative methods that are much more environmentally friendly. Fortunately, there are other ways to increase your home's energy efficiency in affordable way and require minimal effort. Programmable thermostats are a great form of technology ... More

4 Ways To Boost Your Office’s Energy Efficiency

  Improving the energy-efficency at the office ensures the comfort of everyone inside. Thus,enhanced productivity is one perk, but many others also come your way. It is easy to boost energy-efficency at the office and is very much worth the effort to implement the necassary changes to keep the office efficent. You can ... More

Lighting Retrofits for Demanding Environments

Lighting Retrofits for Demanding Environments Those who have light issues in hazardous or harsh places can solve their problem via a retrofit. LED lighting conserves more than energy, it also provides relamping relief which lowers the ownership cost. In addition, LEDs provide better lighting in regard to rendering, distribu... More

What to Do When Your Microwave Fails You

  Although DIY projects can often save you a lot in the financial department, when it comes to electrical appliances, it is best to consider hiring a professional for extensive repairs. If your microwave has stopped working altogether, it may be that a circuit breaker has become worn out, which would require some ... More

Roles of Electricians

  We all need electrical power to function in the modern world. Thankfully, we can turn to electricians to help us in this matter.An electrician's primary job is to ensure people get electricity without getting injured, such as being electrocuted. In situations where the construction is new, they work with blueprints to ... More

How Do Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors Work?

How Do Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors Work? Everyone is well-aware of how imperative it is to keep working smoke alarms in your home, but many are unaware of how these devices actually detect the smoke and carbon monoxide that they come into contact with. The most common form of smoke detectors are called photoelectric ... More

Repairing Your Electrical System After a Flood

Repairing Your Electrical System After a Flood The damage caused by major flooding such as what was seen in Hurricane Harvey can leave homes and families devastated. The electrical wiring that sits within the home can often become damaged beyond repair. Even if it appears that the wiring is untouched, it is still important to ... More