My Old House has Fused Wiring. Do I Need to Update and Replace?

My Old House has Fused Wiring. Do I Need to Update and Replace?

Many older homes across the nation still operate electrically from the old screw-in or cartridge-type fuses. You know, the ones that either look like a small glass eye with a screw-in base or one of your grandfather’s shotgun shells? We have come a long way...
Four Signs You Need a Full House Rewire

Four Signs You Need a Full House Rewire

Electrical wiring is often designed to last long, so many people don’t think about it until something bad happens. Over time, electrical wires and insulation degrade, reducing their effectiveness and endangering your life and property. The U.S. Fire...
Why You Need An Electric On-Demand Tankless Water Heater

Why You Need An Electric On-Demand Tankless Water Heater

If you’re like most Las Vegas homeowners, you may not give much thought regarding the type of hot water heater you should have, but this is important. Are you growing weary from running out of hot water? Do you need to upgrade your water heater? Here are some of...
Space Heaters: Some Things to Consider

Space Heaters: Some Things to Consider

Space heaters are a way to heat a house or an apartment that offers no central heating system. They’re also used to supplement the heat provided by a heating system or fireplace that can’t keep up with winter’s lower temperatures. However, there are...
Is my Knob and Tube Wiring Safe?

Is my Knob and Tube Wiring Safe?

Living in an older Nevada home can be an adventure, but the old electrical wiring can come with challenges. Do you live in a home built in the early to mid-20th century? If you do, you probably have what’s known as knob and tube (K & T) wiring. Here are some...
Is My Aluminum Home Wiring Safe?

Is My Aluminum Home Wiring Safe?

Prior to 1972, it was common to use aluminum wiring. Many older houses still have aluminum wiring, but because the practice has gone out of use, you might be questioning whether it is safe and whether you should replace it. In some cases, you may not even know your...
Energy Star Appliances: What’s the Story?

Energy Star Appliances: What’s the Story?

If you’re looking for a new large appliance, then you have likely come across the term “ENERGY STAR®” and you may be wondering what it actually means. Although it’s seen as a label on many appliances, it isn’t often actually explained....
Teaching Your Children About the Dangers of Electricity

Teaching Your Children About the Dangers of Electricity

Electricity is definitely something that demands respect! …and since we are all aware of the potential dangers that can occur from its misuse, it is very important to begin teaching this respect of electricity to the very youngest members of our family as well....