2015

Consider Rewiring Your House As Part Of Your Next Renovation

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If you live in an older home, then upgrading your infrastructure should be an integral part of any serious remodeling efforts. There’s no need to replace the wiring if you are just going to repaint and pick out a new throw rug, but if you are opening up the walls anyway, it would be a mistake to squander this opportunity. Here are some areas of your home’s electrical system you may need to work on during your next remodel.…

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5 Common Electrical Code Violations

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One of the primary reasons that people violate electric codes is due to the fact that they change so often. The National Electric Code (NEC) changes so often that it’s hard to keep track of the fact that the changes you’re making to your electrical system might, in fact, be a violation. Before you start to have electrical work done on your house, or if you are getting ready for an electrical inspection, you should know the 5 most common electrical code violations.…

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Backup Generators: Are They Right For Your Home?

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Backup generators have always played a big role in numerous commercial, state and federal buildings. In hospitals, for example, backup generators have ensured that priceless and necessary equipment continues to run in order to save lives and bring light to physicians who require it to perform delicate medical procedures. Having said that, backup generators are becoming more and more common in residential areas. First, in higher end residential apartments in urban areas, and now, the phenomenon seems to be spreading to all residential areas in general.…

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DIY: Running An Underground Electrical Wire To Your Garden Fountain

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If you dream of adding a water fountain to your backyard so you can relax to the gentle movement and soothing sounds of running water, you probably already know that you will need to install a power source. That typically means supplying electricity to your fountain. Running the electric cord under the ground is the safest method. With a little help from your electrician, you can do it yourself. Follow these steps to run electricity to your fountain.…

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