Upgrade Your Electrical Outlets To Bring Them Into The Modern World

13 December 2015
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An electrical outlet is such a small thing, it is easy to overlook when trying to find ways to improve your home. However, you might be surprised to find out what manufacturers have been up to in recent years. Your boring old electrical outlets can do far more than they used to, and this can simplify your life in ways you might not expect. Add USB Ports To Make Charging Easier Read More 

3 Easy Ways To Stop Your Dog Chewing Electrical Cables

9 December 2015
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Dogs love to chew thingsā€”it's a fact! But while your pup chewing on the end of the sofa may give you nightmares, it won't do them any harm. Unfortunately, the same can't be said for electrical cabling, and leaving your cables exposed can be very dangerous for your pet. Therefore, rather than spending your time babysitting your dog to make sure they don't chew your wiring, it's best to have a strategy in place to remove the problem altogether. Read More 

Tips For Making Things Easier While You Install A New Dimmer Switch

21 October 2015
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If you have always wanted a dimmer switch in your living or dining room, you may decide to try to install it yourself. However, you may be slightly apprehensive about working around electrical wires. If so, use the following four tips to make your job safer, as well as easier. Use A Multimeter To Make Sure Your Wires Are Cold The first thing you want to do before starting your task is to make sure the wires are cold, meaning they do not have any electricity running through them. Read More 

How To Properly Cap-Off An Unused Electrical Connection To Protect Your Home And Keep You Safe

29 July 2015
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When performing household renovations, you are likely to encounter electrical outlets, switches or other fixtures that will either need to be relocated or deactivated. The process of deactivating a connection is known as capping-off, and it can be either on a long-term basis or permanently out-of-service. The main goal of capping-off is to isolate bare electrical wire ends so they don't accidentally make contact with a person, structure, or one another. Read More 

Three Ways A Residential Electrician Can Enhance And Safeguard Your Home

28 May 2015
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As a homeowner, you'll want to ensure your home is safe and protected from electrical hazards, as well as energy efficient. A licensed residential electrician can provide many services that can add to the value of your home, as well as keep your property and family protected from electrical danger. Services such as electrical safety inspections and installation of electrical systems and upgrades can be invaluable to most homeowners. The following is a breakdown of three major ways a residential electrician can enhance and protect your home:  Read More