Recent Electrical Articles


Unexpectedly Easy Ways to Use Less A/C and Stay Cool

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 07, 2016

Are you feeling oh so hot? Resist the temptation to drive up your summer electricity bill oh so high by overusing your air conditioning system. Instead, try one of these 10 simple tips,...

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Safeguard Your Home Against Summer Storm Damage

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 20, 2016

Warm sunny days and balmy evenings are what usually come to mind when we think about summery weather. But that’s only part of the picture. Summer often brings heavy, humid conditions,...


Must-Have Accessories for Deck, Patio or Porch

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 08, 2016

The mere phrase “deck, patio, or porch” should be enough to warm the heart if you’ve been cooped up in the house all winter long. What more could you ask for than...


How Long Will These 9 Electrical Appliances Last?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 05, 2016

Air conditioner (central) 10-15 years Beware of buying an air conditioning system that is overly large. More is not better; an oversized A/C tends to cycle on and off continually,...

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7 Ways to Help Your Aging Parents Stay Safe at Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 08, 2016

Happy Mother’s Day! Happy Fathers’ Day! This is the season to celebrate our parents and all they’ve done for us over the years. Now it’s time to start giving...