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[Source] Make a Safe Wire Connection A good day for an electrician is not ending up like one of those cartoon characters who touched a live wire and gets fried To make sure this never happens, take note of some precautions and electrical safety tips...
[Source] Benefits of Wago Compact Splicing Wire Connectors For any commercial or domestic applications, there are always risks when it comes to wiring. It’s just like our parents used to say when we would touch something on the floor: “You don’t...
Repairing a Damaged Electrical Wire Connection Did you know that wires are one of the most easily damaged pieces of equipment that you can use? They can be pinched, frayed, or broken. Too much pressure or bending in a sharp direction can cause it to...
Dimmers are becoming more essential for every home. The main reason for this is that they are much more flexible when it comes to what type of lighting or ambience you are wanting. Because of their ability to dim, which requires less wattage, they can...
Today marks the last day in our 13 days of Halloween series, and do we have a treat for you! These DIY jack-o-lanterns can turn your trash into treasure in a few simple steps. Our team worked very hard putting these together, so without further ado, let’...
        When choosing a hand dryer with exceptional speed and performance, the Xlerator is going to be your best bet! Not only does Excel Hand Dryers live up to high standards, but they give you a variety of options with...
What is Recessed Lighting? Also referred to as downlights or can lights, recessed lights are ceiling light fixtures that are installed for a modern finish. These fixtures are great additions to an office, hallway, restroom, restaurant, school, or hotel...
It's time for you to replace or get a new light bulb for your light fixture. It should be pretty simple! All you have to do is get the same type of bulb that you previously had. But what happens when you go to the store to find that there are dozens of...
Which USB wall outlet do I need? We offer a variety of different USB outlets for your convenience. Choosing the right outlet is all dependent on your circuit breaker’s power output, max amperage needed to charge your devices, and whether you require...
Upgrading your old receptacles to USB-enabled outlets can be very simple. If you’re interested in installing USB wall outlets, there are two ways you can wire them: *Caution* Always make sure to turn the power off to your circuit breaker...
The NFPA launched a new online tool, CodeFinder, on Monday, June 11, 2018 that helps identify NEC codes, building codes, and reference standards in the US and around the world. Keeping up with all of the major changes in electrical, safety, and building...
   When it comes to replacing a bulb or light fixture, there are multiple components you should take into consideration. Before you decide on what fixture you need, you should determine your desired brightness for your space. Remember! This...
We rely on electricity for literally everything in our lives. If we are not charging our phones, we are plugging in the coffee maker, charging our laptops, or plugging in lights. One important thing that we may not think about is electrical safety....
If you're looking to replace the old incandescent and fluorescent bulbs in your high bay or low bay light fixtures, you will need to know which LED replacement to use. LED lights are incredibly beneficial due to their energy efficiency, cost...
Ground fault circuit interrupters help protect you from electrical shock hazards. You can find these outlets in most modern homes within 6 feet of a sink. They are often found in your garage, outdoor areas, near your kitchen sink, in your bathroom, in...
You've heard of MAd LIBS! Now there's DAd LIBS! Give your Dad something special this year and enter for a chance to WIN a a FREE Klein Tools Gift Package! (retailed at $250). The winner of the DAD LIB sweepstakes will have their DAD LIB turned into...
A plastic recycling company based out of Ghana, South Africa has found an alternative solution to the country’s plastic pollution problem. Nelplast Ghana Limited, a company specializing in industrial waste processing, is planning to recycle 70% of their...
Did you know that out of Georgia's vast acres of land (37 million to be exact), 24.8 million acres is forest land (1)? That’s about 90% of the entire state! Not only does that create and maintain clean air and water quality but helps provide...
In today's economy, the demand for sustainable buildings is increasing largely due to climate change, brought on by global warming.  The climate change is challenging architecture firms to invest in renewable energy.  By developing new...
       LED lights have been up and coming in entertainment for providing added effects to performances. LED lights can be used for multiple occasions no matter the size. A LED light has a bright and captivating glow that...