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What Are the Applications of LED Downlights in Homes and Businesses?
What Are the Applications of LED Downlights in Homes and Businesses?
Posted by mmcconnell_1238912 on December 10, 2018
LED downlights, also known as can lights or recessed lights, are embedded into the ceiling to become a seamless accessory in any room. While you might be fond of this sleek look, you may not know all of the factors that contribute to creating perfect lighting in your home or business. Where Should I Put LED Downlights? LED downlights are a great option for large rooms and/or rooms with low ceilings. Recessed lights blend in with the ceiling, so they will not use as much space as traditional...
Wearable Technology: Smart Fabrics Are In
Wearable Technology: Smart Fabrics Are In
Posted by danielle_abram on December 6, 2018
Everything these days has to be smart this and smart that, now including smart fabrics! Wearable technology is becoming more and more popular as it progresses to advance to better and more helpful designs! What are smart fabrics? Smart fabrics are mostly made out of one of the strongest and thinnest substances that is capable of conducting electricity called graphene. Graphene is as thick as a single atom and is extremely flexible. Because it is so versatile, designers wouldn’t need to use...
Holiday Gifts for Employees That They Actually Want
Holiday Gifts for Employees That They Actually Want
Posted by mmcconnell_1238912 on December 4, 2018
Finding gifts for employees, no matter the occasion, can be difficult. Aside from a bonus, what else could they really want? We’ve put together some corporate gift ideas that will show employee appreciation and bring a little joy to the office this holiday season. Stress Ball We all know that working in an office can be stressful. A beneficial and inexpensive gift for employees is a customized stress ball. You can make squishy balls with your company logo, but you can also get a little...
Gifts for Your Boss That Won’t Kill Your Paycheck
Gifts for Your Boss That Won’t Kill Your Paycheck
Posted by danielle_abram on December 4, 2018
When the holidays come around, you wonder if you are obligated to get gifts for boss figures or just your boss; or better yet, you pick their name for Secret Santa! Coming up with the perfect Christmas gift for your boss without spending your entire paycheck can be a struggle. Granted, you could team up with other employees to give your boss one nice gift, or you can do something quick and easy that you know your boss will like. So, we put a list together of the best boss gifts that we feel...
Gift Ideas for Young Adults who Struggle at Adulting
Gift Ideas for Young Adults who Struggle at Adulting
Posted by mmcconnell_1238912 on November 29, 2018
In the winter season, many young adults reflect on their year and brace for the future. Whether someone is in the midst of a new career or finishing their first semester of college, they are most likely realizing the struggle of adulting. Help the ones in your life this holiday season with these “grown-up” gift ideas. Animated Alarm Clock When you are an adult, there is no one to wake you up in the morning or prevent you from hitting the snooze button on your smart phone. Ensure that young...
How Do LED Light Bulbs Reduce Business Expenses?
How Do LED Light Bulbs Reduce Business Expenses?
Posted by mmcconnell_1238912 on November 28, 2018
LED light bulbs have grown increasingly popular in recent years and are becoming a staple in homes and businesses. Although the prices of LED bulbs have decreased since they first appeared on the market, they are still slightly more expensive to purchase than traditional incandescent and fluorescent bulbs. Even with a higher upfront cost, LEDs can actually help your business save money in the long run! HomElectrical is here to show you how to get the best return on investment with LED...
What is the Safest Heater for Children?
What is the Safest Heater for Children?
Posted by danielle_abram on October 30, 2018
When it comes to trying to find the best heater for your home, you have to take your little ones into consideration. Your best option is to have a child safe space heater. A space heater is a great asset to any home because it can be portable or wall mounted. In addition, the best space heater will help you save you money and energy when it comes to your electricity bill because it only uses enough energy to heat the room you are using. What qualifies as a safe space heater for children?...
Should I Wear a LED Mask for Halloween 2018?
Should I Wear a LED Mask for Halloween 2018?
Posted by danielle_abram on October 29, 2018
Trying to figure out what to be for Halloween 2018 is a big deal. Do you simply go to Spirit Halloween and pick one of their Fortnite Halloween costumes or do you watch TV to get ideas from the Today Show Halloween costumes in 2017? Instead of trying to wear a stick figure costume or finding the best group costumes in 2018, why not go with something as simple and cool as the LED purge mask? What LED purge mask? In 2014, many watched how this movie caused many people to be scared or worried,...
What Temperature Should My Heater Be Set at to Keep Warm and Save Energy?
What Temperature Should My Heater Be Set at to Keep Warm and Save Energy?
Posted by danielle_abram on September 26, 2018
When it comes to wanting to save money during the winter, people often wonder what the best temperature is to set their thermostat at to control their heater. Should I leave it at one temperature throughout the day? Do I adjust the thermostat settings as the day goes on? Well, let’s talk about it. What do I set my thermostat at? Depending on if you are home during the day or not, the temperature that you set can and should fluctuate to stay energy efficient. For example: If you are...
What is the difference between a Single Pole and Double Pole Thermostat?
What is the difference between a Single Pole and Double Pole Thermostat?
Posted by david_chiodo on September 11, 2018
You may be interested in replacing or upgrading your heater for the winter season or you might just need a new thermostat this season.  If this is the case, it's important to know the difference between a single pole and double pole thermostat. While both types of temperature controls are line voltage thermostats, there are a few things to consider that can make all the difference when selecting the right thermostat for your heater. What is a Pole? In the electrical industry, the...

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