Protect Yourself from Dangerous Gases in the Home!
Protect Yourself from Dangerous Gases in the Home!

Posted by Emily Klump on 09/30/2021

Many types of gases present a danger to your home, but alarms and detectors alert you to the problem before it gets too late. Make sure you have a smoke detector, carbon monoxide detector, and a natural gas alarm, as well as other detectors your home may need. Read to learn about the types of gases in your home and the alarms you need....

Split System vs. Package Air Conditioning Units
Split System vs. Package Air Conditioning Units

Posted by avery_dietzen on 08/05/2021

Split system air conditioning units require both an indoor and outdoor unit while a package air conditioner houses all the key components in one cabinet. Each offer their own pros and cons. See which one works better for your space!...

On the Go: HVAC for Your RV or Trailer
On the Go: HVAC for Your RV or Trailer

Posted by Emily Klump on 07/13/2021

Camp in luxury with the proper HVAC system in your RV or trailer! Read our guide to learn about the different kinds of RVs and how to best heat your camper. Shop HomElectrical to find the perfect HVAC products for on the go!...

Updated 2020 NEC Code Regulations by State
Updated 2020 NEC Code Regulations by State

Posted by avery_dietzen on 07/08/2021

The NEC, or National Electrical Code, updates every three years with major changes to the code. See which version of the NEC your state follows!...

Bump, Set, Spike With Volleyball Court Lighting!
Bump, Set, Spike With Volleyball Court Lighting!

Posted by Emily Klump on 07/01/2021

Make sure that players can see the ball on your volleyball court! Each volleyball association states regulations for how the court should be lit, including factors such as lux, color temperature, and uniformity. Read our guide to learn about the different types of lights for your volleyball court and choose the one that fits best!...

Make Your Parking Garage Safer with LED Lighting!
Make Your Parking Garage Safer with LED Lighting!

Posted by Emily Klump on 06/10/2021

LED lighting in your parking garage reduces crime and invites customers in. Types of lights include linear LED, canopy lights, and UFO lights. Different lights work together to illuminate different areas of your parking garage. When purchasing lights for your parking garage, consider the beam angle, lumen count, and color temperature....

HVAC for Your Sunroom: What are the Options?
HVAC for Your Sunroom: What are the Options?

Posted by Emily Klump on 05/25/2021

Did you just add a sunroom to your house or are looking to renovate your current sunroom? The proper heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system will allow you to use your sunroom year-round and save energy. Read all about the HVAC options in your sunroom and find the one that works best for you!...

What is an Outdoor Condenser?
What is an Outdoor Condenser?

Posted by avery_dietzen on 04/27/2021

Air conditioning systems use an outdoor air condenser to cool your home. Outdoor condensers cool your home by working with your indoor condenser to dispose of heat extracted from the air. Your outdoor AC condenser uses several pieces of equipment to do this job....

A Simple Guide to Ceiling Fans and Wall Fans
A Simple Guide to Ceiling Fans and Wall Fans

Posted by mark_watola on 04/20/2021

Ceiling fans and wall fans allow you to stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter without you having to alter the temperature in the room. Fans circulate air, which gives you a breeze without having to open a window. You can evaluate the space in your room and decide if a wall fan or a ceiling fan is best....

What is an Air Handler?
What is an Air Handler?

Posted by avery_dietzen on 04/13/2021

An air handler is the indoor component to your HVAC system. The air handling unit circulates warm or cool air around your home....

Introducing the USI Electric AMI Series
Introducing the USI Electric AMI Series

Posted by mark_watola on 03/11/2021

USI Electric's AMI Series smoke and fire alarm uses Sensing Plus Multi-Criteria Detection Technology to identify smoke and fire and prevent nuisance alarms. This alarm exceeds standards and some models can even detect carbon monoxide. The alarm has a lifespan of 10 years....

USI Electric Product Overview
USI Electric Product Overview

Posted by mark_watola on 02/25/2021

USI smoke detectors replace obsolete models and improve your home's safety. The USU 1204 HA model can connect with 18 other fire alarms in your home and has an originating alarm feature. The combo smoke detector can detect fire, carbon monoxide, and natural gas....

All About Ductless Mini Split Systems: FAQs
All About Ductless Mini Split Systems: FAQs

Posted by mark_watola on 01/26/2021

Ductless mini-split systems provide heating and cooling without using air ducts. They use an indoor air handler and an outdoor mini split condenser or mini split heat pump. Make sure to adhere to safety practices such as replacing both the outdoor and indoor unit simultaneously, and consulting certified HVAC professionals and licensed electricians to help install the system....

Ductless Mini Split Systems: Which One Do I Need?
Ductless Mini Split Systems: Which One Do I Need?

Posted by mark_watola on 01/22/2021

You must consider several factors when choosing a ductless mini-split system. First, figure out how many BTU's you need. You also need to consider whether you need a single zone or a multi-zone system, and whether you need just a mini split condenser or if you need mini-split heat pump....

What is a Geothermal Heat Pump?
What is a Geothermal Heat Pump?

Posted by avery_dietzen on 01/14/2021

Geothermal heat pumps warm or cool your home by exchanging heat energy with the ground. This energy-efficient process works without electricity, which lowers you energy bill and helps the environment. You can choose between a closed and open loop system, and several options of closed ground loop orientations....

12 Days of Christmas: Tools You Can Use to Make Decorations
12 Days of Christmas: Tools You Can Use to Make Decorations

Posted by avery_dietzen on 12/22/2020

To make your own homemade holiday decorations, you need to use the right hand tools. HomElectrical sells the tools you need this holiday season, such as tape, scissors, hot glue gun, cable ties, and a galvanized steel water pail. Make lasting memories and beautiful decorations this holiday season!...

12 Days of Christmas: Holiday Activities
12 Days of Christmas: Holiday Activities

Posted by avery_dietzen on 12/18/2020

The holidays bring many opportunities for activities, such as making your own decorations and treats and hanging up holiday lights. HomElectrical sells the supplies you need to celebrate, such as holiday string lights and tools. You can also bake holiday treats, watch movies, and make your own ugly Christmas sweater....

12 Days of Christmas: Creating a Holiday Ambience
12 Days of Christmas: Creating a Holiday Ambience

Posted by avery_dietzen on 12/16/2020

Create a holiday ambience in your home using festive lights, homemade decorations, and even a fireplace heater. These tools allow you to create a safe and fun holiday ambience in your home. HomElectrical has all the supplies you need to make your home festive for the holidays!...

12 Days of Christmas: Stocking Stuffer Ideas
12 Days of Christmas: Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Posted by avery_dietzen on 12/14/2020

Surprise your friends and family with stocking stuffers this holiday season. Coasters, tumblers, Christmas tree remotes, and hand tools all make great gifts to put in a stocking. HomElectrical sells many small but practical gifts that your friends will love!...

12 Days of Christmas: Package Delivery Security
12 Days of Christmas: Package Delivery Security

Posted by mark_watola on 12/11/2020

Online shopping and package delivery increases during the holiday season, but so do package thefts. Leaving your package on your porch increases the chance that it gets stolen, so you need to take precautionary package delivery security measures to keep your packages safe. Ensure that your packages arrives while you are home or use alternative delivery options. You also want to help your neighbors out and be on the lookout for suspicious activity....

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