Three Key Ways to Minimize Energy Waste in Your Home

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It is safe to say that we are still relying on finite energy resources to get daily tasks done, so we should be keen on reducing energy waste in our homes. Apart from reducing the emission of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, using less energy can mean more money in your pocket. But how exactly […]

6 Tips to Ensure Electrical Safety This Winter

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With winter weather comes the need to keep warm, light up our homes, and power various appliances. But with increased electricity usage comes an increased risk of electric shock and fire hazards. Here are six electrical safety tips for winter to ensure that you and your family remain safe throughout this season. 1. Keep Flammables […]

Four Items to Put on Your Electrical Checklist for the New Year

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When the new year is beginning, you are undoubtedly crafting a checklist of things you want to do to improve yourself and your life. Make sure to include your home’s electrical system when making your checklist. Keeping your home’s electrical system in good shape will ensure it continues to function optimally. There are four items […]

What You Can Do to Save Electricity During the Holidays

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The holiday season can cause your electricity bills to spike. This is because you may have a lot of Christmas lights plugged in or your HVAC system is trying to keep your house warm during those frigid Rochester, MN months. Fortunately, there are some ways that you can save on electricity during the holiday season. […]

3 Ways a Commercial Electrician Can Help Reduce Your Business’s Energy Costs

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Winter is coming and energy costs are rising in Rochester, MN. While these issues are out of your control, your business does need to find concrete ways to reduce its building’s consumption of electricity. Consulting with a commercial electrician can help you achieve your cost-reduction goals in three ways. Keep reading to find out how. […]

Top 5 Causes of Electrical Fires During the Winter

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Winter creates opportunities for families to warm up together inside. However, the influx of indoor activity and increased use of heaters also mean a greater chance of electrical fires. Learn more about the top five causes of electrical fires during the winter so you can prevent them before they happen. Space Heaters Space heaters provide […]

Why Preventative Maintenance Is Important for Your Electrical Panel

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An electrical panel serves as your home’s hub of electrical activity, and if it keeps malfunctioning, it could ruin your electric appliances, shorten the panel’s life, and even put your home and family in danger. Seemingly minor issues can cause a fire in your home, but preventative maintenance by a qualified electrician can keep your […]

Why Do Homes Experience Power Surges?

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Have you ever come home to find that you have to reprogram your digital clocks? That’s likely because your place has experienced a power surge. Power surges can occur for a variety of reasons. For the most part, they are harmless, but they could do damage to your appliances and electronic devices. This overview will […]

Electrical Safety Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe This Summer

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Rochester, MN lies on the banks of the Zumbro River. Residents can explore the early 20th-century Plummer House or see the Rochester Art Center in person. Many homeowners like to walk their pets around area parks such as the Douglas State Trail. Indoor and outdoor safety is important for all of your pets. That’s why […]

Facts Concerning Electricity

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Electricity is a type of energy that features charged particles. It can be static or dynamic. Everything that exists is electrical in some way because every atom, even the simple hydrogen atom, has at least one electron and one proton. Atoms sometimes gain or lose electrons. When that happens, they’re called ions and have a […]