No Worries, It Isn't a Poltergeist: An Explanation for Intermittent Dimming Lights
16 September 2016
Have your lights recently started to dim intermittently for no apparent reason? If so, you may be worried about whether or not you have a serious electrical issue. Perhaps you have even made jokes about a ghost being behind the phenomenon. There are a number of reasons why your lights may be exhibiting this electrical symptom. The following are a few of common causes.
Pay closer attention to when the dimming occurs.
Be Prepared For Electronics Well Before The Holidays
16 September 2016
Christmas shopping, the commercial fanfare surrounding winter, and events such as Black Friday are major points for getting new electronics. Unfortunately, some households may discover how unprepared their homes are when the new sound system or bigger TV enters the living room. Loose outlets, sudden power loss, or sparking plugs can put a damper on a great present, and waiting for an electrician when you've already unwrapped your new presents isn't much fun.
Why You Should Swap Out Your CFLs For LED Bulbs
16 May 2016
When compact fluorescent bulbs hit the market, they were praised for being a supremely energy-efficient way of lighting one's home. Unfortunately, CFL bulbs have a lot of downsides, as users have discovered. Thankfully, as the years have gone on, more varieties of energy-efficient bulbs have gone on the market, like LED bulbs. Read on to learn why LEDs are a better choice than CFL bulbs.
LED bulbs, also known as light-emitting diode bulbs, are a relatively new variety of light bulb that compete in the same market as CFL bulbs.
What You Need To Know About Cable Clamps
15 May 2016
If you're completing a project that requires your to do electrical work, you need to know what type of cable clamps to purchase. Cable clamps are used to secure bundles of wiring or cable to keep them neat and orderly. By clamping bundles of wires together behind your walls, it's easier to locate the wiring when needed. It isn't difficult to find cable clamps for sale, but before you buy any, you need to make sure you're purchasing the right kind of clamps for your project.