No More Ramen: A College Student’s Guide To Saving Money On The Power Bill

Posted by on May 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s a month after you moved into your first college apartment. You’ve finally gotten the posters on the wall, everything unpacked and then you open up your first electric bill. Odds are, it is more than you were expecting. Thankfully, a few small changes can help you to save a lot of money. It’s Getting Drafty in Here Leaking air is a little like a ghost: you can’t see it, but it can cause trouble. Walk around your place at night and feel for any areas that are drafty or cold, especially around doors...

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Replacing An Electrical Outlet With A GFCI Outlet

Posted by on April 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Regular electrical outlets cannot be used in wet or damp areas of your home, because they bring a risk of shock or electrocution to residents who come into contact with them under these conditions. Fortunately, a homeowner can minimize the danger by installing a GFCI outlet in a potentially wet area, such as a bathroom, basement, or outdoor area of the home. What is a GFCI outlet? A GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) outlet is specially designed to detect subtle fluctuations in electrical current, such as those occurring in the presence...

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Summertime Electrical Safety Tips

Posted by on April 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Summertime is the time of year when most people get active and get outside. Whether you realize it or not, there are a number of electrical dangers you face when you’re outside enjoying the summer weather. In order to ensure you are protected, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with these dangers and take preventive measures to avoid them. Look out for Unexpected Dangers As the temperatures rise and your little ones get released from school for the summer, they will likely be spending more time outside. Make certain you are...

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