Recent Electrical Articles

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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...


Make the Most of a Small Living Room

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 20, 2015

Small is beautiful … or so they say. Nevertheless, an undersized living room does pose a few unique decorating challenges. Learn how to keep your small salon feeling cozy, while...

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Moving? Prepare Large Appliances to Arrive in Top Shape

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 13, 2015

The secret to a successful move is proper planning. Because your large electrical appliances are both valuable and somewhat delicate, it's extra important to prepare them correctly....