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Cold Weather Kits for Generators

Cold Weather Kits for Generators Home Generators for the Winter Does your generator run sluggish on cold mornings? Does it take a long time to start up? Does the red light come on causing you to reset it often? If you said yes to any of these questions, you need a Cold Weather Kit. The Cold Weather Kit is a heater unit that is placed under the battery and on the oil filter which heats the oil, engine block and battery in weather under 30 degrees. The main purpose of the cold weather kit is to keep your generator running in
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Categories: Electrical and Generators.

Holiday Lighting Safety

Holiday Lighting Safety Electrical Safety Precautions With the holiday season upon us, it’s time for homes to be decorated in beautiful festive lights. However, with all these electrical devices covering your home, it’s important to take special precautions. Every year people obtain injuries, such as falls, cuts, and shocks while attending to holiday lights. Check out some tips on how to stay safety during the holiday season: Make sure you use lights that have been tested for safety. Check each set of lights for frayed or bare wire and throw out any damaged sets. If you find any burned-out bulbs, replace
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Categories: Electrical and Safety.

The Importance of Having a Generator for Your Business

The Importance of Having a Generator for Your Business Commercial Generators When you own and operate your own business, you have to be responsible for everything that happens. One thing that is important to have when running a business is having a backup generator. If for any reason that your power goes out during business hours, your business operations will be impaired until it’s restored and that may take up a lot of time. Reasons to Have a Generator for your Business: A backup generator can help avoid business interruptions and let continue business as usual until the power is
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Categories: Electrical and Generators.

Home Rewiring

Importance of Home Rewiring Rewiring your home is important because you want to protect the safety, convenience, and value of your home. If you have electrical wiring system that was installed in the 50s, 60s, 70s or 80s are not designed to withstand the amount of electrical usage that we use today. Signs you need to rewire your home: Flickering or dimming lights Sparking outlets Fuses that blow repeatedly Switches that are hot once you touch Burning odor from a room or appliance When it’s time to sell your home, buyers and mortgage lenders want to make sure that the home
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Categories: Electrical and Wiring.

Benefits to Outdoor Landscape Lighting

Benefits to Outdoor Landscape Lighting If you spend a majority of your time outside around your home, you may want to consider getting quality outdoor landscape lighting. Installing lighting fixtures to your home can add beauty, security, and safety to the outside areas. Here are some benefits to installing landscape lighting: Functionality: Landscape lighting will allow you to utilize both the front and backyard even when the sun goes down. When you have the proper lighting outside you’ll still be able to garden or even host late night BBQs. Security: Lighting up the exterior of your home makes your house
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Categories: Electrical and Safety.

Home Electrical Rewiring

Home Electrical Rewiring Old electrical rewiring is one of the main causes of residential fires in the United States. It’s important to know if your home electrical system needs to be repaired or updated. If you house is older, you could be at a higher risk for electrical fires because your wiring could be damaged or outdated. You want to make sure your electrical system in your home up to proper code. Warning Signs That You Need New Electrical Rewiring: Regularly blown fuses or tripped breakers Dimming or flickering lights A burning smell Sizzling sound Loose outlets Discolored outlets and switch plate Light
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Categories: Electrical and Wiring.