Can I Change My Floor Plan?

new open floor plan after remodeling

You bought a house a few years ago and it was love at first sight. But now that feeling is starting to fade. Your house just doesn’t function as you imagined it would and now you want out. Before you pack up and move, consider a remodeling project instead. Changing your floor plan could be just what…

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EV Popularity Is About More Than Gas Prices

Woman charging an EV on the street

More people are adopting EVs (electric vehicles) to save money and the environment. Recent research found that an EV could cost you approximately $50 a month to charge it. Compare that figure with the $175 or more if you were to fill your car with gas, and you see the appeal of EVs. While gas expenses…

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7 Benefits of Commercial Energy Audits

Two Electricians Wearing Safety Jackets Auditing Air Conditioning Unit On Building Rooftop

There are almost 6 million commercial buildings scattered throughout the country. They account for about 35% of the energy used in the U.S. each year. These buildings are also responsible for generating more than 825 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions — about 16% of the entire country’s annual carbon dioxide emissions. With these statistics in mind,…

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How to Prepare for a Power Outage

Woman complaining during a power outage sitting on a couch in the living room at home

Being a responsible homeowner isn’t always easy. After all, home maintenance is a never-ending task. This is especially true when it comes to preparing your home for emergency situations. For example, do you know what to do in the event of a residential power outage? If not, you’ve come to the right place. Here we…

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EV Tax Credits & More: Your Guide to the Inflation Reduction Act

EV's charging

Since 1970, CO2 emissions have increased by about 90% – it’s time to start taking steps to decrease our pollution and care better for our planet. The government has stepped up to encourage homeowners and businesses to lower their carbon footprint by introducing The Inflation Reduction Act. With it comes a myriad of energy efficiency tax credits!…

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7 Tips for Power Strips

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There’s no denying that Americans love their electrical devices. In fact, all of likely depend on electricity to maintain our quality of life. This includes the need to provide power to major home appliances, our heating/cooling system, and mobile devices, to name just a few. This burden leads many people to depend on extension cords and power…

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Why Do Circuit Breakers Trip?

homeowner holding lantern to see circuit breakers in the dark

Faulty circuit breakers can lead to major electrical faults that can end up costing you even more in damages. Circuit breakers in homes act as the control center to protect your home’s electrical work from damage. These electrical safety devices come in different sizes and are essential to help reduce the risk of electrical fires. Due to…

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6 Tips For Choosing Interior LED Lights

Recessed interior led lighting in spacious living room

Making the switch to LED lights is a no-brainer in 2022. The expectation, according to the Department of Energy, is that most of the light installations in the US will be LED by 2035. There’s no better time to bite the bullet and embrace LEDs with open arms, but it’s important to learn everything you can about…

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5 Reasons to Get a Hot Tub Installation Before Winter

Detail view of luxury beautiful hot tub for relaxing, with decoration, towels, bottle of wine in nice interior.

At any given time, there are over 17,000 people in a hot tub somewhere in the world!! If you’re thinking about joining the club and installing a hot tub, now is the perfect time. Even though you might not plan to use your hot tub until winter, installing one in the cold can complicate things a bit.…

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Everyday Electrical Troubleshooting Tips

homeowner troubleshooting an electrical problem

Did you know that just one overloaded circuit can cause a complete power outage? While electrical problems are part and parcel of home ownership, electrical troubleshooting can help prevent faults and limit damage. Catching issues early can also save you money on repair costs. While some of these common electrical issues can be troubleshot quickly, there…

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