Electrical Tips

hanging a tangled pile of red and white Christmas lights

Dos and Don’ts When Hanging Christmas Lights

December 2, 2022

The time has changed, the sun goes down earlier, and people need something to spark their lives. Thankfully it is that season when bright lights can adorn many a rooftop, causing the streets to feel both merry and bright. So long gloomy December and January, and hello, twinkling roofs! To…

outdoor gas pyramid heater on terrace

The Benefits of Patio Heaters 

November 17, 2022

After a long day on the run, there’s nothing better than enjoying the fresh air outdoors. It’s relaxing, calms us down, and makes us feel a little better. Most of us could benefit from a little more time outside. It’s a little easier to do on those warm spring and…

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How To Choose the Correct Extension Cord

November 15, 2022

The holiday season is right around the corner – oh wait…. IT’S HERE! Most of us will soon be up on the roof, in the front yard, or inside the house putting up all of our festive decorations and making this Christmas a holly, jolly good time. Let’s be honest,…

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Fall Electrical Safety Tips for Homeowners

October 17, 2022

Temperatures around Oklahoma are finally starting to drop. While this is a welcome change from the significant heat we have experienced this year, it also signals the need for homeowners to assess the current status of their electrical systems in preparation for the fall and winter seasons. This article will…

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The Ultimate End of Summer Electrical Maintenance Checklist

September 9, 2022

As the weather starts to cool off towards the end of summer, many people breathe a sigh of thanks for the cooler temperatures. However, did you know that the temperature decrease can also stress your electrical systems? As your HVAC unit shifts from cooling to heating, it is wise to…

fire and smoke on electric wire plug in indoor

Common Causes of Electrical Fires 

September 7, 2022

House fires are, unfortunately, a fairly common occurrence in the United States, with around 78,860 house fires occurring each year. According to statistics, house fires cause about 2,400 injuries, 820 deaths, and over $2.8 billion worth of property damage each year. Since October 9-15 is known as Electrical Fire Safety…

Modern living room and dining area beside patio area

What Are the Benefits of Switching to LED Lighting?

September 6, 2022

Since Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb in 1835, several innovations have made home lighting more useful, inexpensive, and efficient. The creation and widespread use of LED lighting has considerably reduced the cost of lighting buildings, homes, and businesses. Homeowners who have made the switch the LED lighting save energy costs,…

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Outdoor Kitchen Lighting Ideas

August 3, 2022

Something about the great outdoors makes your everyday activities so much better. The good news is that you do not need to go too far from home to do this. Your backyard is the prime spot to have an outdoor kitchen. Whether you are trying to prepare your meals and…

Improper use of AC Power Plugs and Sockets cause of short circuit and fires at home

How To Spot Electrical Issues in Your Home

July 20, 2022

Electricity is an essential service we all use every day. It makes almost everything about modern life easier. Most of us take electricity for granted because it’s always been just a switch away. From lighting our living spaces to keeping them comfortable in hot and cold seasons, electricity powers many…

Pool lighting in backyard at night

Rules for Outdoor Wiring

July 6, 2022

Many people want to spruce up outside their homes or add helpful equipment. Often this can lead to the need for outdoor wiring. While it may seem simple to add outdoor wiring to your home or space, the truth is that the National Electrical Code (NEC) has many specific requirements…