Improving Electrical Safety

Why Your Overhead Light Flickers And Possible Repairs That Can Help

A ceiling light that doesn't work as it should is a big annoyance. Flickering can get on your nerves and bringing in lamps may not provide the illumination you need. You'll want to fix the light as soon as you can for your convenience and also because the flickering light could be a sign of an electrical problem that could be a fire hazard. Here's a look at some possi

The Practical Perks Of Whole House Automation

Have you thought of automating your whole house? If you haven't, then you don't know what you are missing out on. Here are some of the benefits you will enjoy when you deploy a whole house automation system: Reduced Energy Usage One of the premier advantages of whole house automation is reduced energy consumption. Consider a house where the lights, security system, fr

Get Grounded: 3 Tips To Updating Electrical Systems With GFCI Outlets Where Needed

The outlets in your home can cause electrical shock if there is a fault, which is why GFCI outlets are installed in areas like kitchens and bathrooms. The older electrical wiring in your home may not have these ground fault outlets installed where they are needed; anywhere moisture is present or there are other electrical hazards. To ensure your home is safe, you may

Four Essential Air Duct Maintenance Practices

An efficient air duct system is necessary for home comfort; the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioner) won't fulfill its function of heating and cooling your house if the air ducts can't circulate the conditioned air. That is why air duct maintenance is vital for a comfortable home temperature. Here are some of the maintenance practices your air duct may requ

Shaking The Power Out: What To Do Next When An Earthquake Cuts Off Your Electricity

How do Californians do it? They spend their entire lives in a state where there are earthquakes and shock waves that travel for miles from an epicenter. Yet, they get up the next day and keep going like nothing happened. If you have recently relocated to California, and you experience a major earthquake, do you know what to do when the power goes out? Here is what mos