Benefits of Quality Indoor Lighting

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When it comes to your home, you’d like it to be as inviting and cozy as possible. You want your home to feel like a safe haven. The key to achieving this is often through proper lighting. Indoor lighting can be used in many ways to set the tone and atmosphere of your residence. You […]

3 Tips for Maintaining Your Home Outlets to Prevent Fire Hazards

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Faulty electrical outlets are among the leading causes of residential fires. According to a report released by the National Fire Prevention Agency (NFPA), 16% of civilian deaths were due to electrical distribution and lighting equipment from 2010 to 2014. Moreover, faulty outlets contribute to at least 25,000 electrical fires annually. Needless to say, the importance […]

6 Signs You Have Faulty Wiring in Your Home

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The National Fire Protection Association states that faulty wiring and other electrical malfunctions cause approximately 440 deaths and 1,250 injuries annually. Faulty wiring and electrical malfunctions are also responsible for billions of dollars being spent each year in remediating property damage. To keep yourself and your family safe, it is essential that you know the […]

How to Prepare for a Winter Blackout

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Blackouts are an unfortunate reality during winter months. They can be caused by extreme weather, like snow and ice storms, as well as overloaded power grids. It’s important to prepare for a winter blackout to help keep yourself and your family safe and comfortable. Here are some blackout prevention tips. Have an Emergency Plan and […]

How to Avoid Overloaded Circuits With Christmas Lights

Tips to Avoid Overloading Circuits This Christmas The holiday season can be a special time. It’s always nice to see decorations, and perhaps you want to join in on the fun. When you’re decorating for Christmas, it’s easy to get carried away. However, this can lead to overloaded circuits, which can be a safety hazard. […]

Why Routine Electrical Maintenance is Crucial for Office Buildings

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Electrical faults can damage property and cause injury or death in extreme cases. The efficiency of electrical systems in commercial buildings is even more critical. Here are the top reasons your workplace requires routine electrical maintenance. Unearth Electrical Faults Before They Cause Damage Electrical circuits are among the most complex systems developed by man. Numerous […]

Why You Need Whole-home Surge Protection

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Did you know that your household power strips usually offer only low-level surge protection? This means that they aren’t effective when a high surge occurs. Whole-house surge protectors effectively manage both kinds of surges. That’s what makes them the preferred method for protecting modern homes and their contents from damage. Two Types of Whole-home Surge […]

How to Safely Use Electricity

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Modern homes would not be able to function without electricity, but electricity is dangerous if it is not installed or used the right way. Fortunately, there are several simple things you and the members of your household can do to make sure that your electrical system is handled safely. Use the Right Wattage Though it […]

This Is What It Takes to Be an Electrician

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Living in Boise, ID gives you a chance to enjoy the outdoors all year long. You can also visit places like the Boise Art Museum. If you live here, you might be thinking about a career as an electrician. Electricians are in high demand. As skilled electricians, we know how to help our clients with […]

Why You Need to Upgrade the Electrical System in an Older Home

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Boise, ID contains a large assortment of older homes. The north end of the city contains some of its oldest homes. Among these are 1950s-style bungalows and Queen Anne cottages. The east end of Boise sports an assortment of Stick-styled homes and Foursquare and Craftsman bungalows. Cape Cod and Colonial homes are also sprinkled throughout […]