High Voltage vs Low Voltage Wiring

High Voltage vs Low Voltage Wiring

When most of us think about the electricity in our home, we’re just thankful that we have it! Unless we’re having an issue with our electric power, we rarely give it a second thought. If the lights are going on, the heat or AC is running, and we can cook on the stove...

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Should I Buy an LED Dimmer or Regular Dimmer?

Should I Buy an LED Dimmer or Regular Dimmer?

The dimmer switch isn’t a new invention by any means. Did you know that the first dimmer was invented in 1959? That makes it 60 years old this year! A man named Joel Spira invented it in his tiny New York City apartment and patented it two years later. It marked the...

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Dimmable or Non-dimmable Lights

Dimmable or Non-dimmable Lights

Whether we’re putting together plans for the electrical components of our new house or updating the electrical system on an old one, one of the things we think about are the switches and whether or not we want the ability to dim the bulbs in a particular room or rooms...

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When to Replace Your Lights

When to Replace Your Lights

When should you replace your lights? Seems like a silly question, eh? After all, who replaces their light bulbs while they’re still burning or their light fixtures while they still function properly? But do you ever feel as if your light bulbs just aren’t burning as...

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Workplace Wiring Hazards Can Be Deadly

Workplace Wiring Hazards Can Be Deadly

Most of us take electricity for granted. We walk into a room, flick a switch, and – ta-da! – we have lights. We turn a nob on our electric stove and the burner comes to life. Thank you, electricity! We walk into a factory and start up the machinery. It works…all...

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