5 Tips for Saving Electricity While Working from Home

A father looks after his children playing in the living room as he works from home.

Advancement in technology encourages American workers to become more flexible in where and how they work. While a large percentage of jobs, like your trusted electrical technicians, still require hands-on, in-person work, internet connectivity allows information to be transferred in an instant, giving anyone with a computer the capability to work away from the office.

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How Often Should You Have Your Hot Tub Inspected and Why?

A close up of a hot tub seat shows the water bubbling.Hot tubs can be a great avenue of relaxation. Sometimes, nothing sounds better after a hard day of work than taking a relaxing soak. However, a seemingly relaxing activity can quickly turn if the hot tub’s water is discolored or the jets aren’t pumping properly.

Getting regular hot tub inspections can help to extend the life of your spa and prevent any costly “uh-ohs” when you pull the cover back and see permanent damage.

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10 Tips to Save Water at Home

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Whenever you are trying to cut costs, one of the first places you may look at is your utility bill. There are several ways to save on water consumption. On average, Americans use 80-100 gallons of water per day. This number may be staggering, but public use of water makes up only 12.1% of the 322 billion gallons of water used per day in the U.S. We use a lot of water. Using less water is better for your wallet and the environment. Continue reading

Outdoor Christmas Lighting Tips

Nothing says “’tis the season” like a shining display of lights on your home for the holidays. As the season is approaching, you may be ready to show off your spirit with your array of lights. However, there are a few things you need to consider before turning your house into a beacon of holiday cheer. Check out our list of tips below to make sure you keep things merry and bright with your outdoor lighting. Continue reading

Should You Install a Smart Home System?

Smart home systems are growing in popularity by the day. Every time you read or watch the news, tech giants like Amazon, Google or Apple find a new way to integrate electronics into your home. Virtual assistants like Alexa and Siri are becoming smarter and better at answering our questions, making them perfect companions for daily tasks around the house.

The question is: should you install a smart home system?

There are a lot of benefits to installing a smart home system, but there are issues to consider as well. Check out our list of pros and cons to see if a smart home system is right for you. Continue reading

What Questions Should I Ask My Electrician Before I Buy a House?

When you’re buying a new house, there are a lot of questions to ask before making a final decision. The electrical work is incredibly important and can make or break the living experience in your new home. It’s a good idea to request an inspection of the house before you close the deal to make sure there aren’t any outstanding electrical problems. Continue reading

Should I Use CFL or LED Light Bulbs?

A person replaces an incandescent light bulb with an LED light bulb.

A lot of people don’t put much thought into the light bulbs they use to light their house. After all, all that matters is that the lights turn on when you flip the switch, right? Wrong. What if we told you that the type of light bulbs you use could affect your energy usage, utility bills, and even your mood? It’s true. Keep reading to learn if you should use CFL or LED light bulbs to brighten up your space.  Continue reading

Saving Electricity for Your Small Business

Two small business owners look at their bills and learn how to save on electric costs.

Do you know what the most unpredictable expense for small businesses is? Yep, energy costs. In fact, in a study conducted by ENERGYSTAR, they found that small businesses across the United States spend around $60 billion on energy costs combined. We’ve rounded up several easy ways to save on energy costs for your small business, so that you can invest more in your business and less in your utility bill. Keep reading to learn how to cut down the electric bill for your small business.  Continue reading