10 tools every apprentice electrician needs in their tool belt 2

Apprentice electricians may have tools provided for them, or they may be responsible for purchasing their own tools, depending on the program in which they’re enrolled. However, every electrician-in-training eventually wants his or her own electrician’s kit stocked with high-quality tools. Below, you’ll find a list of 10 common tools used to perform most general…

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Summer brings barbecues and outdoor lounging. What can you do to create an entertainment-worthy setting for you and your guests? We’ve asked an expert – David Baxter, Owner and Designer at Pacifica Landscapes. Baxter has been designing and constructing unique environmentally sound landscapes in the USA, New Zealand and Australia for over two decades. He…

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 Are you building a new home, renovating your home, creating or updating a commercial space? Recessed lighting is a great option to consider. When placed properly you can open up space, making rooms look bigger while still getting the light you need. Their contemporary look combine function, cost-savings, and ambiance – accenting artwork and…

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The Puget Sound region has been experiencing lots of winter storms this year, resulting in down power lines and mechanical failures. To ensure your loved ones and your employees are not left in the dark and are safe there are several things you can do: Plan ahead by creating a safety plan for everyone who…

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No matter how old or new your appliances are there are ways to ensure they are running efficiently. And efficiency = cost savings. Clean under and behind. Pull your refrigerator away from the wall as dust and dirt collect behind your refrigerator, especially if you have pets. Condenser coils in the back collect this debri…

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It is that time of year to get your furnace ready for the Northwest’s fall and winter months. While our fall has been mild, winter is almost here and it will be time to fire up your furnace (if you haven’t already). Regardless of the type of furnace you have – electric furnace, gas furnace,…

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The kitchen, unfortunately, is where two-thirds of all home fires start. Here are tips to help you identify and correct potential hazards in your kitchen to stay safe: Clean your stove and oven on a regular basis, including the exhaust hood and duct over the stove. Do not keep towels, napkins, and potholders near the…

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Electrical panels and circuitry tend to not be top of mind until a home or business owner realizes there is constant electrical tripping or something isn’t working. As the owner you are definitely not required to understand the intricacies of electricity so that is why it is important to hire a licensed electrician help with…

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Wind, rain and snow are predicted this winter in the Northwest, which brings the fear of losing power for several days at a time. Many of the inconveniences are obvious and just a nuisance – no light at night, no oven, refrigerators with spoiled food, a flooded basement and lack of work productivity, especially if…

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