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Making The Electrical Rough-In Process Less Rough: Tips For Choosing The Location Of Your Light Fixtures When Building Your Home

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There are many homes on the market, but you may not find each of your preferred amenities in the specific price range or location that you desire. Working with a builder is a great way to ensure you do not have to settle on your home purchase. Of course, the building process can be overwhelming due to the various decisions you will need to make. If you are part of the growing number of people building a house, you may find the electrical rough-in process stressful.

5 April 2016

Four Considerations To Keep In Mind Before Using Electrical Tape In A Do-It-Yourself Project At Home

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Electrical tape is a favorite "tool" of the do-it-yourself homeowner, and it has several uses including many that aren't even electrically-related. However, like any other tool, electrical tape has the potential to be misused, and you should understand more about it to avoid damaging your home or hurting yourself. Below are a few things to keep in mind the next time you reach for a roll of electrical tape: Electrical tape used on wiring should be UL listed

11 June 2015

Choosing The Right Style Of Lighting For Your Home

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When it comes to interior design, one of the most important aspects you must consider is lighting. Proper lighting can accentuate the mood of a room and make guests feel welcome, whereas improper lighting can make an otherwise pleasant room feel dull. As such, here are three different types of lighting you'll want to consider when renovating your home: Recessed Lighting If you have designed your home with a more contemporary style in mind, consider using recessed lighting to set the ambience of the room.

13 May 2015

4 Smart Questions For Your Electrician

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If you can't remember the last time you had the electrical fixtures, connections and wiring in or around your home inspected, there's no time like the present. Certain problems can easily go undetected for years, only coming to light in the wake of a fire or electrocution. If you'd rather avoid that kind of surprise, here are four questions you'll want to make sure your trusty electrician answers to your satisfaction.

12 May 2015