Tips to Protect Your Family and Home during a Winter Storm

With the severe weather of winter comes the threat of electrical hazards caused by downed power lines, power outages, and possible flooding and can cause injuries and deaths even after a snow or ice storm has ended. Further, danger can also arise from the use of supplemental heating sources such as space heaters. Here are […]

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Holiday lights and the safety risks they bring

Holiday lights can brighten the season but they also present potential risk for fire and shock hazards. Holiday lights and other decorative lighting contribute to an estimated 150 home structure fires per year, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Electrical failures or malfunctions were factors in 64 percent of the fires. Reduce the risk […]

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Home Safety Checklist for Fire Safety Month

Does your home have smoke alarms on every level, as well as inside every bedroom, outside each sleeping area, and also in the basement? Does your home have carbon monoxide alarms on every level—minimum protection? For maximum protection, do you have CO alarms inside every bedroom, outside each sleeping area, and in the basement? Are […]

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October is Fire Safety Month

Your family is at risk Fire is the single biggest threat to your home and your family’s safety. During Fire Safety Month we bring you helpful tips to prevent catastrophe from striking your home and your family. Here are the types of fires that can take literally make your entire life go up in smoke: […]

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Why Trade Schools are considered superior to 4-year colleges

Kids off to College this fall? Not for those pursuing careers in the Trades Typically, this time of year, you see stories of friends and neighbors proclaiming their status as new “empty nesters”. Well, for those who have 18-year-olds ready to move on to the next thing after high school, there are more and more […]

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A question from a customer: Recessed lighting

Q: If you go with a smaller recessed light do you need more of them installed?  If so, recommendations for going from 6” to 4”? Answer: Every installation can be different but generally speaking the larger the recessed fixture housing you install allows for larger wattage trims to be installed which in return means you […]

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