Wouldn’t you like to save energy and money?
6 easy ways to save energy (and money) Trying to keep your home cool in the summer or warm in the winter are big drivers of overall energy costs, but no matter what time of year it is, you’re probably using more energy than you think. Even little things, like leaving device chargers plugged in,…Read More
DIY 2 Décor
Make those switches shine with this easy DIY project Summer is a great time of year to do some DIY projects that can enhance the look or the functionality of your home. The one we’re going to focus on today isn’t difficult at all: It will cost you a little bit of time and money, but could vastly improve the appearance of your interiors. And it’s at least somewhat related to electrical…Read More
Three questions to ask when considering a generator
Three questions to ask when considering a generator Power outages can happen in any season: Ice, snow, wind, heavy rains, and flooding are all common causes. And while an outage is usually just a minor inconvenience when it lasts for a few hours, it can be a major problem if it drags on for a few days. That’s why so many people have generators now;…Read More
New home—or just want it to feel that way?
New home—or just want it to feel that way? Try new lighting! There are plenty of things homeowners can do to create new looks and make a space feel new—rearranging the furniture is a classic strategy, for example. But something as simple as changing up your lighting can have a big impact, too. While some lighting changes require the help…Read More
DIY project: installing a dimmer switch
DIY project: installing a dimmer switch While we’re happy to install new light switches and dimmers, we typically aren’t asked to do those things unless they’re part of another project. That’s because it’s actually pretty easy to do yourself if you’re so inclined. (Yes, we’ll admit that you don’t need a professional for everything electrical!) So we’re going…Read More
Light up your nights!
Light up your nights Summer evenings are made for the back yard—with the right lighting out there, you can make the fun last a little longer. But spring is a great time to start thinking about outdoor lights, not only to make sure you’re ready for the summer months, but to take…Read More
Working from home? Make sure you work safely.
Working from home? Make sure you work safely. A lot of people are working from home now—and this is a trend that is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, even after concerns about COVID-19 eventually fade. However, it’s not always as simple a switch as you might think. From ergonomics to electrical…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More