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A person adds a white label that says “Kitchen” to a black circuit breaker on a gray electrical panel.

Knowing which areas of your home are serviced by which circuit breakers is crucial in case of an emergency. You never know when you might need to shut off the power. Labeling your electrical panel can save time and confusion during a crisis.

If you open your electrical panel and can’t...Continue Reading

Never wash your electric blanket and other rules for safe electric blanket use this winter.

Now that cooler weather has arrived, you can revel in warm sweaters, cozy socks and comfy blankets. Is your new electric blanket safe to use?  Follow these simple safety guidelines to ensure your electric blanket doesn’t create a fire hazard.

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By Spencer Cutright

Let’s face it: no summer vacation is complete without plenty of pictures. With the invention of the “selfie stick” and apps like Instagram and Snapchat, taking pictures has never been so user friendly, and photography has never...Continue Reading

Those looking for the ultimate in programmable thermostat technology won’t go wrong with the latest generation of Leviton thermostats. Providing precise temperature control and an array of automation options, the Omnistat2 programmable thermostat by Leviton rises far above the competition....Continue Reading

By: Sarah Trocolli

Father of electricity Nikola Tesla was known for being brilliant, quirky and driven in his pursuits to understand electricity, and after many experiments, Tesla eventually laid the ground work for the modern day Alternating Current electric supply system. As a tribute...Continue Reading

Are you looking to replace the aging light fixtures found throughout your home with an updated, multi-functional alternative? You may want to consider all the wonderful advantages ceiling fans have to offer.

Ceiling fans can boost your “cool” factor.

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Have you been disregarding these common electrical problems around your home? You may be able to fix it yourself!

Common Electrical Problems in Your House: Harmless or Hazardous?

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By Maddie Ogletree

What goes on behind the scenes of March Madness often goes unmentioned. The action is up front, while the lights and cameras are working hard in the background. Some major aspects of the March Madness experience happen without a hitch, and sometimes...Continue Reading

Adequate surge protection does not begin and end with point-of-use power strips. Multiple layers of protection are necessary to safeguard your sensitive appliances and electronic devices. You’ve invested a great deal of money in them - now...Continue Reading