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The CDC recommends that everyone wear a cloth face mask in public to slow the spread of COVID-19. By making your own mask, you are helping reserve surgical masks and respirators to those on the front lines. Here are two methods for making your own mask,...
  How to Safely Install Halloween Decorations    Halloween is a time to frighten guests at home or clients at work. But it’s important to make sure you do so in a fun, safe manner. Here are a few things to consider ...
Step 1: Carefully Select New Thermostat. Before installing a new thermostat, you should check your home's compatibility. Homes are wired in two ways, line voltage and low voltage, and you will need to purchase a thermostat that will work with your...
The lighting in your home can either make or break your decor. Recessed lighting is an awesome way to remedy decorative lighting issues that can come with furnishing your new home. Light fixtures that are installed into a ceiling hollow opening are...
How to Assess your Tennis Court Lighting System? Achieve greater lighting levels by using lower wattage LED bulbs. If you’re looking to upgrade your court’s existing lighting system, it is important to understand how your current lighting design...
These days, the idea of wintertime is daunting, especially for restaurant and hotel owners who usually close off their outdoor seating areas in the cold weather months. Luckily, with patio heaters capable of heating up your outdoor spaces, you can keep...
Why Use a Carbon Monoxide Detector?  A working smoke detector is a must-have to protect your home, but just as important is a working carbon monoxide detector.  Carbon monoxide detectors are essential for at-home safety. According to the CDC...
Not many people think about the lighting when they enter a hotel. Although illumination affects guests without them even realizing, proper hospitality lighting is essential for a home-away-from home experience. The lighting design of the hotel can evoke...
Advantages of Electric Heaters With the current heat waves, the cooler seasons may seem a long way off, but they will arrive before we know it. Most homes in America use gas for their heating system but should consider switching to an electric heater...
As we transition into the later part of summer and the beginning of fall, the time comes to re-imagine our gardens. The first step, garden tools! They seem pretty simple, right? Different materials, purposes, and dimensions determine what gardening...
Despite Coronavirus, some college campuses forge ahead with move-in day and in-class instruction. Whether you’re eagerly packing for college or watching your child pack, this list outlines college essentials for this unprecedented time. Reading...
Some do. Some do not! Since the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak, the CDC promoted wearing effective face masks to prevent Coronavirus spread. Asymptomatic people, those who do not show symptoms, and pre-symptomatic people, those who eventually...
Just seven months ago, millions of children in the K-12 education system sat in a classroom, waiting for the bell to release them from school. No one expected the arrival of Coronavirus, a virus that cancelled graduations, isolated students, and...
We all want to find a pastime that encourages social distancing. The great outdoors serves as one of our best options! When planning a safe and organized camping trip, consider lighting, food storage and proper first aid. HomElectrical offers lighting,...
Public spaces now look different than before the coronavirus pandemic. Barriers stand between booths at restaurants and arrows drawn on the floors of grocery store aisles dictate where you should walk. Governments and businesses increasingly require the...
Does your yard or patio look a little dim? When thinking of new outdoor lighting ideas, why not go green at the same time? Use solar outdoor lights to liven up your yard and go green without installing costly solar panels. Solar lighting and the benefits...
LED Lighting The first and most important step in making any warehouse space eco-friendly is to change your current metal halide and fluorescent lights with LED replacements. LED lights will use significantly less energy, last much longer, and burn...
Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are one of the most advanced lighting options available. LED lights are measured in lumens instead of watts, unlike their traditional lighting products. Lumens measure the brightness of the bulb. Watts measure the rate at...
Going green poses a great deal of benefits to mankind, wildlife, greenery and the planet we inhabit. Being environmentally conscious can be a significantly rewarding lifestyle choice for not only the environment, but your fiscal life, as well as your...
Scientists suggest that climate change is moving in a new direction. Instead of global warming, we need to worry about global freezing! The United States has recently seen record-breaking snow storms. This trend is supposed to only worsen as we head...