Top 10 Electrician Fails You Need to Avoid

We’re currently living in a DIY (do it yourself) economy. Homeowners all over America figure if they need something done, they’ll just do it themselves. With all the home improvement shows out there and a plethora of handyman videos on Youtube, it’s become an encouraged practice. But some jobs should be left to the professionals…

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What to Expect When Updating Your Electrical Panel

Homeownership has its benefits, but the responsibility of fixing what gets broken isn’t one of them. Some of these household problems can be do-it-yourself jobs. For most people, updating your electrical panel is not a simple weekend project. The average cost of updating your electrical panel is around $1,150 but can range between $200 all…

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Electrical Panel 101: Do You Know the Basics of Your Electrical Panel?

One of the things that you may be taking advantage of in your home without really thinking much about is your electrical panel. As long as it’s working correctly, and providing electricity for your home you more than likely don’t give it too much thought. However, when something goes wrong do you know the basics…

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Electrical Terms and Acronyms You Should Know

Whether you are familiar with electrical terms or not, it’s always a great idea to familiarize yourself with the different acronyms associated with it. After all, electrical abbreviations apply throughout several industries. It goes beyond just electrical wiring. You can find electrical terms in the automotive, construction, and manufacturing industries. These acronyms apply to various circuits, sizes, conduits,…

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Installing Surge Protection: Protecting Your Home in a Hurricane

Florida homeowners know the importance of protecting your home when a hurricane is approaching. Store loose items in the yard. Put shutters on the windows. Load up on bottled water and canned goods. These preparatory steps are all second nature. When thinking of our homes’ electrical needs, we tend to think about the damage the…

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Solar Energy in Florida: How It Is Growing In 2018

It hasn’t exactly been a smooth ride when promoting solar energy in Florida. It turns out that, although it’s called the “Sunshine State,” Florida isn’t exactly as solar as it’s made out to be. In Tallahassee, lawmakers are having trouble creating common-sense solar laws to motivate homeowners around the state to switch to solar energy….

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Solar Energy Will Be Affected By Trump’s Tariff

Climate change has been very controversial lately, and solar energy is no exception. Now that The President has placed a tariff on the panels, there is, even more, to talk about. Everyone is wondering how this will play out. While there appear to be many reasons to forego solar energy, that isn’t necessarily the case….

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Tips to Keep in Mind With DIY Electrical Wiring

There are a lot of resources available for homeowners today that help them handle much of their own maintenance work. DIY stores are in most cities. Even big box stores carry DIY products. There are tutorials and other tools available to help you with your question for DIY projects. One area where it’s a good…

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How to Protect Your Home During Power Outages

Losing power is an unfortunate fact of life. During a storm, it is very likely that your electricity will go out. It can also happen due to humanmade causes, like someone running into a power pole. Is your home protected from power outages? Everyone should know the dangers involved in a power outage, and what…

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Does Your Home Need Main Service Panel Repair?

Regardless of how basic the wiring is in your home, main service panel repair is necessary once in a while. It can be hard to know when. And these matters are usually left to the professionals. But, even if you aren’t going to service it yourself; you need to know if it is necessary to…

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