protecting your home from electrical shorts and fires

Getting The Most Out Of Your Central Air System In Summer

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When summer heat comes at you full force, you want to make sure that your central air conditioning is working at its best. Not only do you want to stay cool, but save on your power bill as well. However, without making simple changes, or skimping on proper maintenance, your central air conditioning may not keep you as cool as you’d like during the hottest days. Here are some of the things you can do to make it easier on your system so it works best when you need it most.…

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3 Tips For Keeping Your Wires Straight While Replacing An Electrical Outlet In Your Older Home

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If you are replacing an old electrical outlet in one of your house’s rooms, you may wonder what you can do to make the process go more smoothly. If so, use the following three tips for keeping your wires straight while replacing an outlet in your home. Label the House Wires as You Remove The Old Outlet The first thing you want to do when trying to keep track of which wire is which is to label the house wires as you remove the old outlet.…

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Three Electrical Symptoms That Should Probably Alarm You

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Not all homeowners realize that an electrical outlet isn’t supposed to be constantly warm to the touch or give off other obvious signs of containing electricity, such as by making sparks every time you plug something into the wall. These signs are not normal and can be very dangerous. Some electrical system malfunctions can be more serious than homeowners tend to realize. Here are three symptoms that should probably alarm you and cause you to call an electrician to come take a look.…

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