Recent Electrical Articles


6 Necessities for Your New Baby's Room

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 07, 2015

Baby on the way? Congratulations. That gives you about a million things to plan for and dream about. One of the most immediate is preparing a special living space for the impending...

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For-Pay Vacation Hosting: Get Your House in Safe Shape

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 29, 2015

Make extra income from an empty rental apartment, a small studio, or possibly even a spare bedroom -- and get to know people from around the globe? Sounds good to us. Vacation hosting...

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When Does an Electrical Outlet Need to be Replaced?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 09, 2015

An electrical outlet in a busy part of the house like your bathroom , kitchen, or home workroom has a difficult life. The outlet (also known as a receptacle) is subject to a great deal...

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Spot Danger Signs When You Look at a House for Sale

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 07, 2015

Choosing a home is all too often based on emotion. New homeowners talk about "falling in love" or "feeling a connection" as soon as they walked in the door of a particular house. That...

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Great Gadgets to Help Keep Kids Safe

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 01, 2015

Old, new, high tech, low tech, and somewhere in the middle! As the school year begins, we present 7 great gadgets to keep your children safe at home and away. Of course, no gizmo could...