Fire Safety Checklist, Room by Room

May 12, 2017 by Valerie Griffiths

A fire detector is essential in any home or business. But when it comes to fire safety and prevention, it’s only one step in the right direction. Taking a few measures toward fire prevention in your home or business protects your home and family, or work space and employees. Read on for our room-by-room guidelines. […]

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Overlamping: What You Need to Know

April 3, 2017 by Valerie Griffiths

Overlamping is one of those electrical terms you might not know, but a concept you should definitely be familiar with. Here’s a Q&A to give you the facts on overlamping and how to keep your home, business, and loved ones safe. 1. Q: What is overlamping? A: Every lighting fixture comes with a wattage rating […]

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The Fire Danger of 9v Batteries

September 19, 2015 by Valerie Griffiths

You may have seen the jaw-dropping video footage of a house fire being sparked by an everyday item: the battery. Just about every one of us uses 9 volt batteries at home, from use in smoke detectors to our kids’ toys. When we saw this video we felt compelled to spread the word about this […]

Category: Home fire safety


Avoiding Electrical Fire in your Home

August 14, 2015 by Valerie Griffiths

We’ve all heard horror stories about someone forgetting to turn off the toaster or dropping a cigarette that led to a house fire. But what about the hidden dangers that may be lurking in the home within your electrical system? There’s no need to be scared, but you should be informed. Understanding what causes electrical […]

Category: Electrical safety, Home fire safety


If a Smoke Detector Sounds, Will Your Sleeping Kids Hear It?

July 10, 2015 by Valerie Griffiths

Smoke detectors are glaring and annoying by design. They exist to alert you and your family in case of smoke and danger, so you can quickly exit the house and call for help if needed…right? Yes, that’s true, but they may not be serving their purpose when your family is fast asleep. One Fire Safety […]

Category: Home fire safety, Residential Electrical Projects


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