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...
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....
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...
You’ve Failed an Electrical Inspection. Now What?

You’ve Failed an Electrical Inspection. Now What?

If you have had significant electrical work done, then you will almost certainly need an electrical inspection. These inspections are required by state and federal law and are designed to ensure your own safety. What Kind of Work Needs an Inspection? Generally, an...
8 Reasons Why You May Need an Electrical Inspection

8 Reasons Why You May Need an Electrical Inspection

Most likely, if you’re like most Nevada homeowners, you may not think much about your electrical system until a problem arises. Put simply, a residential electrical inspection is a comprehensive examination of everything in an electrical system, which includes...
Be Prepared For Any Electrical Emergency

Be Prepared For Any Electrical Emergency

Electrical fires at home account for about 51,000 fires each year, more than 500 deaths, nearly 1,400 injuries, and $1.3 billion in property damage. Not preparing for an electrical fire can cost you your property, business, valuables, or life. It behooves you to be...
6 Ways to Protect Your Pets From Electrical Hazards

6 Ways to Protect Your Pets From Electrical Hazards

Electricity is among the biggest hazards in your home, particularly if you have pets. Just like the kids, pets don’t understand the threat posed by outlets, cables and electrical gadgets around the house. As pets are naturally curious, they may start to play or...