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The Ultimate Guide to Save on Utility & Household Bills

There are many ways you can save a lot on your monthly utility bills. Cutting the cord can save you a thousand dollars a year, and you don’t have to give up your shows because there are so many streaming devices (Roku, Apple TV, etc) and services (Netflix, Hulu and many more) out there. You can save a lot on electricity, ... More

Types of Home Security Services

Studies indicate that a home is burglarized approximately every 18 seconds. Simply being at home is not enough of a deterrent as nearly 1/3 of all home robberies occur when people are present and some include violence towards the owners as well. Home security systems appear to be the key to protecting your home from being ... More

Backup Generator or UPS for Your Business? A Look at the Pros and Cons

For many businesses, even a relatively short power outage can be disruptive, so you may want to get a generator or an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) system to reduce your risk. Generators are easily obtained and come in a variety of types, but can also be noisy and require regular maintenance. UPS systems are essentially ... More

Tips Your Electrician Wants You to Know

Don’t ever try to perform major upgrades or repairs on your home’s electrical system by yourself — it’s just too dangerous to your life and your property. Without the expertise of a trained electrician, you could overload your power system and cause a fire or a power outage, or even electrocute yourself. Also, make ... More

The Top 5 Things To Check Before Calling An Electrician

Altering anything that has to do with your home's electrical system without the oversight of a professional can be highly dangerous, but there are a few things that you can safely check out yourself before you initially call one over. For instance, checking for a faulty socket can be done by simply removing your plug from one ... More

Lightning Storm Safety

Lightning involves an electrical discharge which resolves an imbalance between the charges of the clouds and the ground. You’re always safest from lightning inside a fully-enclosed building of reasonably substantial size, since the plumbing and electrical systems of the building will redistribute the energy from any ... More

Lightning Protection Devices

Proper storm protection can allow you to prevent a lot of property damage, and even physical injury. During a lightning storm, try to avoid contact with plumbing and electrical systems and water, and be cognizant of where there might be flammable building materials used in the structure. Air terminals can attract and ... More

“Do I Really Need a Whole-House Generator?”

Whole-house generators are becoming an important part of keeping families safe and comfortable. It allows for piece of mind in rolling blackouts and planned blackouts. In order to plan for a generator system you will need to consider a few items. Firstly, make a list of the most critical appliances in your home that you would ... More

What is a Ground Wire, and Why Is It Important?

No matter where you go, if you’re looking to dig into your yard you’ve heard the phrase “ground wire”, but do you really know of and understand the details surrounding this term? This article outlines exactly what a ground wire is, how they affect your home, how they affect the earth and potential outcomes for ... More

When Should You Schedule an Electrical Inspection?

Random electrical surges got you down? Did a big storm just blow through your neighborhood? Maybe you are finally ready to sell that home of yours! If you have concerns or questions over the sate of your electrical set up, this article will outline the instances in which you should definitely call a professional. These ... More