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  • How Can I Make My Home Safer Against Electrical Fires?

    Electrical fires are one of the most difficult types of fire to prevent; there are many variables that can go into the start of an electrical fire. Here are some ways that you can increase electrical fire safety in your home without a lot of know-how.  Use Your Wiring Lightly  The first thing to do is to space out your usage of each power outlet in your home. Overloading the circuit with heavy power needs is a recipe for disaster if you aren't careful to respect the outlet's capacity.
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  • Remodeling Your Kitchen? Get Under-Cabinet Lighting In The Process

    Most homeowners have kitchens that are at least functional, but this does not mean that they are an enjoyable place to spend time or cook meals. However, you can easily change this with kitchen remodeling, which can involve things such as changing the appliances, adding more counter space, installing new cabinets, switching to a different kind of flooring, or upgrading the lighting. Whether you have a big or small project planned, you should add under-cabinet lighting to your list of things to do.
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  • How To Choose A Quality Electrician

    Hiring the right electrician can be a daunting decision, since there are many cost and safety benefits to choosing the best professional. Here are some steps you can take to find quality electrical help.  Finding a Quality Electrician  Finding a quality electrician is fairly straightforward. As long as the professional has an issued license, you can be confident that they meet the standards for skill levels and safety. The electrician licensing process is a rigorous course that covers both the mechanics and safety of installing electrical wiring.
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  • 4 Creative Lighting Ideas That Won't Kill Your Energy Bill

    Home decorating is an art, but it can also be an expensive art.  Lighting is one of the biggest aspects of design because it can affect the whole aesthetic of a room, make it look bigger or smaller, and set the mood for all of its occupants; however, it is hard to invest fully in a lighting project when your energy bill is climbing higher and higher.  If you have one eye on your creativity and one eye on your energy bill, you do not have to stress any longer because there are stylish yet cost-efficient ways to improve the lighting in your home.
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  • Issues An Electrician Should Investigate Before You Invest In A Used Mobile Home

    Are you considering buying a used mobile home? Are you hoping that a used manufactured home could meet your needs, but are concerned about troubleshooting any potential electrical problems? Here are some issues an electrician can investigate before you invest in a manufactured home:  Power loss on one side: When doing your preliminary walk-through, make sure to turn on the power in every room. Some used mobile homes will have full electricity in one side, but no power in the other half.
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  • Get Cooking: Important Electrical Considerations For Outdoor Kitchens

    Realtor Magazine reports that nearly 20 percent of affluent households either have or are planning to install an outdoor kitchen. Additionally, the availability of outdoor kitchen kits have made it easier than ever for households of all income levels to add an outdoor cooking platform to the backyard. If you've been considering setting up an outdoor kitchen, you'll want to talk with an electrician about the demand on your home's electrical grid.
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