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Generators Need Love, Too

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The world depends on complex infrastructure. We seldom appreciate how great that dependence is until it goes offline. If this happens in the middle of winter, it is frequently impossible to do anything except sit tight and wait for the lights to come back on again. Many people who go through these episodes resolve to […]

Keep Your Electrical Devices Going Strong Throughout the Year

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A new year is a time to make plans for a healthier, fitter body and life. It is also a time to ensure that the electronics you rely on every day will also remain strong and healthy throughout the year. One of the best ways to do that is with surge protection. Power surges are […]

Keep Your Family Safe by Following These Holiday Lighting Tips

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With the holidays coming up, you might already be planning how to decorate. Decorations can make a home feel more welcoming and festive. You have so many opportunities to customize your decor, but whatever you do, remember to stay safe with your lighting. Inspect Old Lights If you’ve been using the same strings of lights […]

Are Your Circuits Ready for the Holidays?

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Electrical maintenance isn’t the first thing on most people’s to-do list in the fall season, but it should be on there somewhere. The circuits, wiring, fixtures, and panels that make up a domestic or commercial electrical system need regular oversight and professional care to keep them in good condition. Since the consequences of an electrical […]

Choosing the Right Electric Generator for Summer Power Needs

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Electric generators are a great way to ensure you have power for your summer needs. They’re much more convenient than traditional generators and can be used in various locations. But how do you choose the right electric generator for your needs? Here are some tips for selecting the best electric generator for your household. Consider […]

Why Electrical Inspections Should Be a Must on Your Spring-Cleaning Checklist

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Spring is here, and you have spring cleaning on your mind. You have plans to deep clean and reorganize your home. Along with your normal spring cleaning tasks, you will want to add an electrical inspection to your spring cleaning checklist for the following reasons. Safety An electrical inspection can help you avoid serious hazards […]

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. […]

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 […]

4 Signs That Your Circuit Breaker Is Overloaded

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Your circuit breaker is one of the most important components of your home and is responsible for providing you with electricity to use each day. Unfortunately, it can be easy to rely on it too much by powering too many appliances and devices in the building. If you think your circuit breaker may be overloaded […]