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A GFCI can save your life!

A GFCI can save your life!

The National Electrical Code now requires GFCI’s in the bathroom, garages, and outdoor outlets of all new homes. Why do you need a GFCI? Electricity and water don’t mix. If your hair dryer falls in water while it’s plugged in, the electric shock can kill you…even if...
Safety Checklist

Safety Checklist

Print out this safety check list and use it to determine if your home is accident prone. Locate potential hazards and correct them to prevent accidents and issues from occurring in your future. Check the following throughout your home: 1. Are electrical extension...
Residential Landscape Lighting

Residential Landscape Lighting

Combine safety and security with style We can install lighting outdoors for safety and security, or to highlight features such as walkways, pools, patios and landscaping.  From post lanterns and spotlights, to recessed cans and decorative walkway and deck lighting, we...
Is your clothes dryer a fire hazard?

Is your clothes dryer a fire hazard?

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that approximately 14,000 clothes dryer-related fires occur each year. Some of these fires may occur when lint builds up in the filter or in the exhaust duct. Under certain conditions, when lint blocks the flow of...
Knob & Tube Wiring

Knob & Tube Wiring

Knob and Tube Wiring, also called Open wiring, was a common wiring method used in the early 1900’s to the late 1940’s. Knob & Tube Wiring is a single conductor, ungrounded system, where electricity is brought to different areas of the home by running copper wires,...
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