Safety Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights

Safety Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights

The holiday season is upon us which means that many people are decorating homes to showcase the spirit of the season. Before you set out to decorate your home and hang Christmas lights, it is important that you educate yourself on proper light safety. Though outdoor lights and decorations can add the perfect festive holiday…

Facts and Dangers of Ungrounded Outlets

Facts and Dangers of Ungrounded Outlets

Grounded outlets are very easy to identify. On the face of grounded outlets, you will notice three holes present. Two of the holes on the face of the outlet are shaped as vertical slits, with the third hole being that of a round shaped slot. Grounded outlets have been required in all houses, businesses and…

GFCI Outlets

Important Facts About GFCI Outlets

GFCI outlets are required to be placed in certain locations throughout your home as per the National Electric Code.  It is especially important that homeowners who have not updated the outlets in older homes, reach out to their electricians to have the necessary outlets installed. WHAT IS GFCI AND A BIT OF ITS HISTORY GFCI…

Important Winter Electrical Safety Facts and Tips

When the seasons and temperatures change, homeowners tend to go out and purchase all types of electrical equipment that they use during the cold weather months. When this occurs, the risk of electrical fires, and even electrocutions are increased. Statistics tell us that during the colder weather months, specifically the winter season, the highest percentage…