Top 5 Electrical DIY Mistakes

March 21, 2017 by Valerie Griffiths

We live in an age of DIY. It’s a good feeling to do something yourself and be proud of the work you put in, and there is no shortage of inspiration from Pinterest and other outlets. But what if your DIY work created safety risks? With so many nuances to electrical work, that is all […]

Category: Electrical code, Electrical problems, Electrical safety, Residential Electrical Projects


5 Home Projects You Can Finish During Your Staycation

August 3, 2016 by Valerie Griffiths

Do you ever return from a vacation feeling like your to-do list is longer and more daunting than ever? It’s a buzz kill to say the least. If you plan on taking some time off and staying at home, think about scheduling a manageable home project into your staycation plans. Crossing something off your list […]

Category: Back up Power Supply, Electrical problems, Exterior Lighting, Generator, Lighting Design, motion sensor lighting, Residential Electrical Projects


Exposed Wires: The Dos and Don’ts

May 5, 2015 by Valerie Griffiths

  We all know that if you see a fallen power line, you steer clear. But what about exposed wires in your home? Actually, it’s not just wires you want to look out for. Exposed wires and electrical parts are dangerous. Here are some things to watch out for: ● Exposed junction boxes ● Uncovered […]

Category: Electrical problems, Electrical safety

Power Outage in Just One Room

April 28, 2015 by Valerie Griffiths

It’s a frustrating discovery to find the power is out in just one room of the house. A power outage is to blame when all of the lights go out at the same time. But what’s going on in this case? Here are the three most common scenarios and how to handle them: Scenario #1: […]

Category: Electrical problems


Flickering Lights

April 21, 2015 by Valerie Griffiths

Do the lights in your kitchen flicker occasionally? Maybe your living room overhead seems to dim at random. It’s not a ghost, and you’re not imagining things! Flickering lights are one of the most common electrical issues and they warrant some attention. Fix it Yourself: So, what’s really happening? Flickering or dimming lights that are […]

Category: Electrical problems, Interior Lighting


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