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....
Is Direct Current The Wave of the Future

Is Direct Current The Wave of the Future

The flow of electricity happens in two main ways: in a direct current (DC) and an alternating current (AC). Both are indispensable in our day-to-day life, but what differentiates them? Which is standard in home electrical systems in the US and why? Keep reading to...
Proper E-Waste Disposal: Why it Matters

Proper E-Waste Disposal: Why it Matters

At some point, we all have to deal with e-waste…and the fact that it can’t be put in normal household trash. Why is proper disposal of e-waste so important, and how can you do it right? What is E-Waste? E-waste stands for electronic waste, and refers to...
How to Choose the Right Garage Lighting for Your Needs

How to Choose the Right Garage Lighting for Your Needs

Updating lighting is one of the simplest and most effective ways to transform any space. When it comes to your garage, there is a range of lighting options from which you can choose. However, the lighting needs in this space are different from those in the kitchen or...
New TV Buying Tips

New TV Buying Tips

TV has become a great deal in this day and era, and it could be your family’s best friend for years. Businesses also need TVs to help keep their customers, employees, and guests entertained and informed while on your business premises. There are essential...