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Retrofit LED Recessed Lights

Retrofit LED Recessed Lights

So, what does it mean to retrofit LED recessed lights? Well, let’s break it down. To retrofit something simply means to add a part or component that wasn’t originally there. While you may have never heard of retrofitting lights, it is a fairly common practice. Retrofitting any type of lighting system is the simplest way…

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Recessed Light Bulbs: What’s Your Best Option

Recessed Light Bulbs: What's Your Best Option

When it comes to buying and installing recessed light bulbs, there are several options you can choose from. In fact, the most difficult part is finding the right light bulb for your lighting needs. After that, deciding on things like trims, recessed lighting kits, and finishes are all fairly simple. So, what are your options…

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My Circuit Breaker Keeps Tripping: What Now?

My Circuit Breaker Keeps Tripping: What Now?

When a circuit breaker keeps tripping, it might seem like a small problem. You may simply reset your circuit breaker, and move on. However, this routine circuit breaker tripping may be a sign of a larger and more serious electrical problem. In fact, the main purpose of a circuit breaker is protect you and prevent…

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LED Light Flicker: Causes and Solutions

LED Light Flicker: Causes and Solutions

Although LED bulbs are more energy efficient, they still come with their fair share of issues. One common issue is the LED light flicker. While flickering may not sound like a big deal, over time it can become both an annoyance and a safety hazard. These flickers can pose a safety risk for individuals with…

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Energy Saving Devices: Worth the Cost?

Energy Saving Devices: Worth the Cost?

Energy saving devices have the potential to improve the quality of our environment and cut costs on monthly electric bills. Due to a push in recent years towards great energy efficiency, there are now a wide rage of energy saving devices on the market. All of these devices make big promises in regards to energy…

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What is the Cost to Install a Ceiling Fan?

The cost to install a ceiling fan will vary dramatically from project to project. The cost to install a ceiling fan is around $575, but can cost as much as $3,000. You will pay substantially less for a small scale single fan installation than can be done by a handy man. However, complicated large scale…

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Home Rewiring: Costs and Components

Home Rewiring: Costs and Components

Home rewiring projects are actually much more common and feasible than you think. The cost of an entire home rewiring will vary depending on two main factors: the age of your home, and it’s size.The price range for a complete rewiring is quite large, $4,000-25,000. However, this post breaks down what you’re really paying for.…

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Energy Saving Light Bulbs: LEDs versus CFLs

Energy Saving Light Bulbs: LEDs versus CFLs

One of the easiest ways to increase the energy efficiency of your home or business is with energy saving light bulbs. When it comes to energy saving light bulbs, you have two options. The first, and most popular option, is LED bulbs. LED bulbs are long, compact, and extremely energy efficient. On the flip side,…

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Electrician Cost: Everything You Need to Know

There are quite a few unique factors that go into determining how much it will cost to hire an electrician for your latest electrical project. It is commonplace for electricians to charge an average of between $50 and $100 per hour, however, these rates will vary dramatically. In addition, there are several other charges that will make up the…

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How to Hire an Electrician: What You Need to Know

For the majority of home improvement projects, hiring a licensed electrician is the smarter and safer bet. If you’ve never hired an electrician before, it can be difficult to know where to begin. What type of projects can they undertake? How much do they charge? And, what exactly is the difference between a master electrician…

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