electrician, home,residential
Written by Color Fire

Electrical Hazards You Should Watch Out For This Winter

The cold winter months come with a range of electrical hazards. Being proactive can help ensure the safety of your family. Here are the electric issues that you need to watch out for this season:

Damaged Heating Appliances

Homes use heaters and electrical blankets to combat the cold of the winter but these appliances are also potentially dangerous and faulty, particularly when they have been stored away for a while. 

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Electrician, home,commercial
Written by Color Fire

5 Ways To Green Your Home Office

Freelancers who work at home are providing the Earth a great service. They reduce the use of fuels and limit the amount of pollution produced by cars used for transportation. Nonetheless, there are numerous things freelancers can do to protect the planet. If you are working from home, here are ways to make your office more environmentally friendly:

Use Natural Flooring

Carpet requires a lot of energy and effort to keep clean so instead of having a carpet in your home office, go for natural tile, wood, or plain paint on the flooring. If you are using rugs, go for ones that are made of natural materials such as hemp or bamboo. 

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Home Electric Repair,Electrician
Written by Stu Kushner

When To Call The Electrician If Your Electrical Outlet Sparks

A short circuit, aged equipment or water exposure could be the reason behind a sparking electrical outlet in your home. Sometimes, it just happens normally. So how do you know that there’s something wrong and dangerous with the outlet?

The power that runs through outlets is fast and hot. Power should ideally flow through the circuit and back out to the main grid without interruptions. Your home outlets uses this fast-moving current to give you the power needed to run your air conditioning unit, refrigerator, stove, as well as other devices that rely on electric power. 

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electrician, home, residential
Written by Stu Kushner

Tips For Avoiding Electrical Hazards This Christmas

It is the holiday season, the most wonderful time of the year when millions of families across the U.S. decorate their homes. While holiday decorating adds fun and warmth to this very special season, Christmas decorations carry risk of fire or electrical injury if they are not used properly. Here are some tips to keep you safe from electrical hazards this Christmas: 

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Electrical safety,Home Electrician Annapolis, MD
Written by Color Fire

Keeping Kids Safe From Electrical Injury

Children constantly explore and never seem to tire from trying to investigate things around them. This inborn curiosity may be good but it also has potential dangers when it comes to electricity.

Electrical accidents are responsible for a number of injuries and deaths in the United States and young kids below 6 years old are particularly at risk of electrical injury. All it takes is a wrong move by a young child for a tragedy to happen.

Like any other safety hazards, adult supervision and teaching safety precautions to kids can go a long way in thwarting electrical injuries. See to it that your children know these electrical safety rules:

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Electricians, Home Electrical Repair
Written by Color Fire

Ways To Reduce Your Electric Bill

It is possible to save money on your electric bill without taking drastic steps. Homeowners can make simple changes that can eventually reduce their expenses on electricity. Here are some of them:

Stop Phantom Power

Devices can use power even if they are not in use. Known by many names such as vampire load, standby power and leaking electricity, this phenomenon could be responsible for 5 to 10 percent of your electrical use.

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