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Residential Electricity 101: 5 Cues You Have An Electrical Issue

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If you are like the majority of people, you probably own a home that is on the older side. While older homes do offer a unique charm, they aren’t exactly up-to-date in terms of electrical usage and safety. Fortunately, you can identify most electrical problems early on so that you can address them before they become incredibly dangerous. If you don’t know what to look for when it comes to electrical issues, don’t worry.…

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Reasons to Hire an Electrician to Inspect a House before Purchase

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Are you currently considering purchasing a house? Unless you specifically ask for an electrician to conduct their own inspection, chances are your home inspector will pay little attention to the electrical work. A home inspector may not be versed in all the various codes and laws, so they may not be qualified to comment on the state of wiring. Unless there are egregious issues, such as bare wires hanging from a wall, he or she may simply assume that everything is fine.…

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Start Saving Money On Your Heating Bill By Installing A Programmable Thermostat

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If you have one of the old dial thermostats that you have to manually set to the desired temperature, you’re wasting energy dollars. When you’re in bed or aren’t home, you can turn down the thermostat and save a few dollars. But it’s easy to forget with a manual device. You can set a programmable thermostat to control the temperature for you. If you are uncomfortable working with electricity, contact an electrician to do the thermostat installation.…

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How To Use Lights To Create A Moonlit Effect In Your Yard

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Creating a moonlit effect outdoors can be a challenge. However, if it is done right it can greatly enhance the d├ęcor of your yard. Your aim in simulating moonlighting outdoors is to create a soothing visual effect while making it safe and comfortable to use your yard at night. Here are some tips that will help you to achieve these goals. Use Blue Tones Moonlight tends to have soft, blue tones, and in order to mimic, this you will need blue bulbs.…

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Secure Your Home And Cut Your Costs - A Guide To Maintaining Your Electrical System

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Home ownership is extremely exciting and rewarding, but it also comes with more challenges than many people expect. Included among these is managing your home’s various systems, even if you don’t have any experience in handling their functions. Your electrical system requires maintenance and oversight, so it’s important that you educate yourself about the steps you need to take. Below, you’ll find a guide to some tips for maintaining your home’s electrical system.…

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