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3 Modern Trends In Commercial Lighting

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When it comes to a commercial space, the lighting can really impact the overall feel of the space. The right lighting can really impact how customers and clients feel and can really help to define your space. Commercial lighting can also be expensive, so you want to make sure you manage the lighting correctly. There are a few trends that have emerged in the commercial lighting space in recent years that you should consider incorporating into your commercial building. Read More»

Add Functionality to a Home After Moving In by Hiring an Electrician

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When you went shopping for a home, you may have found quite a few that you liked enough to put an offer on. However, you can like your property and still come up with plenty of ideas for additions or improvements that you want to make after purchasing the home. After becoming a homeowner and moving in, you should hire an electrician to add functionality right away. Built-In Microwave If you look in the kitchen and find that it is lacking a microwave, you may not want to go out and purchase one that requires you to use up a lot of counter space. Read More»

Stay Safe As An Electrical Contractor By Taking Electrical Safety Training Courses

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If you are going to work as an electrician, the most important thing for you to do is take electrical safety training courses. When you are working with electrical wiring and equipment, you must know what you are doing to avoid the possibility of getting electrocuted, causing an outage, or even causing a serious fire. A lack of proper training can lead to hazardous situations that will put you in jeopardy, but you can avoid such severe problems by simply taking the courses and learning all about how to properly and safely handle different types of electrical jobs. Read More»

How To Install Photocell Switches

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If you want to save money on electric bills, install a photocell switch, also called dusk to dawn switches. Photocell switches control the lights by measuring the amount of light around the object. You should easily be able to install a photocell light switch by following these steps. Prepare To Install the Photocell Switch To install the photocell switch, gather these items: plastic gloves  step ladder (optional) Phillips head and flat-blade screwdriver needle-nose pliers voltmeter wire strippers wire nuts electrical tape silicone sealer  Turn off power to the fixture you will be working on, and place tape over the breaker. Read More»

Does Your Home Need An Electrical Repair? Here's What You Need To Know

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When you have a home, you want to protect it and your family from electrical problems that can seem to come out of nowhere. Knowing the signs that your home is in need of electrical repair will help ensure that you are able to call for an electrician as quickly as possible. Here are some of the things you need to keep an eye out for: Your Electrical Panel Is Hot To The Touch Read More»