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Why Are Electrical Grounds Important? Electrical grounds are one of the most essential safety components of a home’s electrical system. Why do you need to ground electricity and what does this entail? A ground wire connects the outlets in your home to the electrical panel; this...

Common Electrical Outlet Problems In today's world, almost everything in a home uses electricity. We flip a switch or plug in an item. "Voilà," it works. A properly functioning outlet is essential for the electric current to flow properly to power appliances and devices in our...

How to Hire an Electrician The electricity in your house brings you a host of benefits. You can enjoy heating and air conditioning when the outside temperature isn't pleasant, and you can watch all of your favorite television shows. However, problems can also come into fruition...

Should I Replace My Electrical Panel? If you're a homeowner, you know that sometimes you need to fix things around the house. Plumbing wears out, air conditioners break, and furnaces need to be replaced every 15 to 20 years. The electrical panel, otherwise known as a...

Top 5 Uses of LED Lighting Those light emitting diodes better known as LEDs are actually 90% more efficient at producing light than the incandescent light bulbs. How do they do that? LED lighting works by passing an electrical current through a microchip. As the current...

How to Childproof Outlets Having little ones in the home is a cause for great joy. However, it also means that parents, grandparents and other caretakers need to ensure that their homes are safe for children. Electrical outlets, for example, can make for a serious danger....

What To Do In Power Outage Emergencies While power outage emergencies are relatively frequent, they can seem particularly frightening when they do happen. Whether power is out for a brief moment or the electricity is down for much longer, getting used to living with the lights...

Troubleshooting Dead Electrical Outlets Do you have one or more of those electrical outlets that operates inconsistently or not at all? Rather than avoid a faulty or dead electrical outlets, it is better to make sure it is operating properly to avoid the risk of fire...