You’re probably aware that there are certain codes that govern new construction or building renovations. One type of code is specifically related to electrical systems: the National Electrical Codes or NEC codes. These codes were initiated in 1897 and are updated every three years. The next update will be released in 2020.
Technology is part of our everyday lives. Smartphone apps can control just about everything in your home: heating systems, lights, garage door openers, security systems, video cameras, and media. Is your smoke detector smart?
Smoke detectors are serious business and need to be installed correctly and regularly maintained. Many homes don’t have the right number of smoke detectors, and they’re not in the right places. How many smoke detectors do you need?
The winter months from December to February make up the most fire-prone time of the year. Based on data from the National Fire Safety Association, 30% of home fires and 38% of deaths due to home fires occur during this period. This may be the most festive season of the year but make sure you watch out for the items in your home that can turn your holiday magic into a nightmare.