2017

How To Solve 3 Obstacles You May Encounter While Changing A Light Fixture

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If you have an old light fixture that you no longer want in your house and you have purchased a new light fixture to replace the old one, here are a few solutions to common obstacles that you may encounter while swapping out one light fixture for another. #1 Test The Voltage Don’t assume that the power to your light fixture is out just because you turned off the circuit to the room of the house that the light is located in.…

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A Few Simple Energy Management Tips For Renters

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Managing your energy use is an important way to save money and the environment. When you are a homeowner there are a number of repairs you can make and equipment to replace to help with energy conservation. However, when you are a renter, you do not want to spend money fixing up someone else’s house. To keep your energy usage as minimum as possible, without having to spend money on a building you do not own, here are a few tips.…

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Photo Gallery Walls: Electrical Upgrades To Improve The Views & Style Of Images

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One of the newest trends in homes is the creation of a photo gallery wall. These walls feature collages of images, quotes, and other decorations formed into a unique design. While every photo gallery wall is different, there are some features that you can add to really help the wall stand out. By hiring the services of an electrical contractor, you can dramatically improve the look of the wall and create a stunning visual space for your home.…

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Three Home Lighting Options To Consider Adding To Your Home

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Having great lighting in a home is important. There are many options when it comes to home lighting and a lot of things that you need to consider when choosing the right lighting for your house. Use the following guide to learn about few great lighting options to consider for your home. Consider Recessed Lighting Recessed lighting is a great option for a home that you own. Holes need to be created in the ceiling of the home for the light fixtures to fit into.…

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Installing New Recessed Lighting In Your Kitchen Or Bathroom

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Lighting in the kitchen and bathroom of many homes seems to get forgotten or overlooked by the builder. They create a great space but for some reason, these two areas of the home end of with soft, dull lights and in both cases, it is just not enough. Hiring an electrician to install recessed lighting in those areas will improve it and maintain the headroom of the area at the same time.…

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Three Tips For Those Considering Adding A Generator To Their Home

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An emergency generator, through a place like Oak Electric, can be an important device for keeping your home powered during periods of electrical outages. If you are considering making the upgrade of adding a generator to your home, there are several precautions that you will want to take to make sure that you are prepared to get the most from your home’s new generator. Keep An Extra Supply Of Oil And Fuel Filters On Hand…

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How To Replace A Malfunctioned Dryer Outlet

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If your dryer gets no power, it may be time to replace the outlet. Dryers run on a 240v or 220v, which is double the voltage of standard appliances. A separate 110v supply is used to control the timer. A damaged outlet increases the risk of fires and electrical shock, so replace them as soon as possible. You don’t need advanced skills to change an outlet, but some basic wiring knowledge is helpful.…

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