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The Electrical System In A Commercial Building Being Audited

Current Concerns: Solving Electrical Issues in Commercial Buildings

If you’re a business owner in Seattle, you know the importance of keeping your electrical systems up and running. Electrical problems can lead to lost productivity, safety hazards, and other issues that can harm your bottom line. Although electrical issues can arise anywhere, commercial buildings are especially prone to problems due to their size and…

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The Future Of Electric Vehicles: Trends, Innovations, & Benefits

Recent data from the Seattle Times writes there are over 150k electric vehicles in Seattle. As the automotive industry makes more upgrades to electric vehicle’s functionality and appearance, more and more people will be attracted to these types of vehicles. Once you learn more about electric vehicles, you’ll be first in line to purchase one…

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Bathroom Remodeling Concept

Clever Bathroom Remodeling Ideas That Will Transform Your Mornings

Your hair is a mess, your mascara is smudged, and you have lipstick on your teeth. Or maybe you missed a spot shaving, there’s toothpaste on your tie, your hair is also a mess… Needless to say, you had a rough time getting ready this morning. If this sounds like you on a regular basis,…

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Does Your Home Have Double Tapped Breakers

Double-tapped breakers are fairly common but can be dangerous when left unchecked. Here’s what you need to know about the defect – including how to fix it. What Are Double-Tapped Breakers A double-tapped breaker occurs when two wires, or conductors, are connected to a single circuit breaker terminal. While both conductors may appear to “fit,”…

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Are Ungrounded Outlets Dangerous

You might not pay much attention to the outlets in your home. We’re so used to them, we don’t really consider them unless they aren’t working correctly. But having the right outlet is essential for keeping your home and family safe. When it comes to ungrounded outlets, there’s some speculation about their compliance with modern…

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5 Home Electrical Wiring Safety Tips You Need To Know

Faulty electrical wiring is one of the leading causes of house fires in the United States. In fact, according to the National Fire Protection Association, electrical fires account for approximately 46,700 home fires each year. It’s critical to ensure your home electrical wiring is safe and up to standard. In this article, we’ll explore five electrical safety…

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Outlet That Is Warped, Burned And Damaged From A Power Surge

How to Prevent Power Surges in Your Home

Did you know that Americans use around five times more electricity than the rest of the world? Having access to enough electricity to power our favorite electronics is a huge convenience, but sometimes, things can go wrong. Power surges can cause significant damage to your home, your electrical devices and your appliances. This can result in expensive…

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Why Do I Have a High Electric Bill?

With Americans spending over $5,500 per month to keep their households running, the last thing anyone wants is a higher bill. But if you’re staring down staggering electric bills each month, it’s time for a change. What can cause a high electric bill? Read on to find out! Outdated Lighting If your home has lots of…

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Two Children Playing With Electricity On Floor At Home

Teaching Children About Electrical Safety

Can you believe that there are around 1,000 deaths every year due to electrical injuries? Aside from electrical risks at work, there are plenty of potential issues that could crop up at home. It’s worth learning about electrical safety at a young age to give time for these cautious habits to stick. You already have enough to…

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Electric Vehicle Charging Safety Tips

Did you know there are over 3,400 electric vehicle charging stations throughout Seattle? Owning an electric vehicle is becoming more and more convenient, and it’s now easier than ever to have professionals install a charging station in your home. Whether you’re charging your vehicle at home or at a public port, it’s important to be careful….

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Remodeled Small Kitchen

9 Small Kitchen Remodeling Ideas

Does your home have a very small kitchen? If so, it may seem daunting to consider a kitchen redesign. Most remodeling projects we see on TV feature large, expansive rooms with infinite possibilities. But a small kitchen remodeling project can take the aesthetic of your home to the next level while also increasing property value….

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Newly Renovated Commercial Office Space And Ladder

8 Reasons to Hire a Professional Contractor for Commercial Renovations

If you’re considering changes to your current office space or an existing commercial facility, you may need an electrician to make electrical upgrades for more power or improved safety. Hiring a contractor for your commercial renovations that also specializes in electricity can ensure your job goes smoothly and comes in on time and on budget. As a business…

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