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Generator Safety Tips You Should Always Follow

Extreme heat can challenge the most stable power sources. Air conditioners run constantly, putting pressure on the local utility. Increased pressure on your area’s local utilities can cause power outages to occur, leading to inconvenience, damage, and expense. A home generator is a good solution to avoid those problems. But before you fire up the […]

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Tips for Buying a Standby Generator

Hot weather. Cold weather. Pouring rain. Even high winds. All can cause a power outage in your house. And the results can be quite aggravating. Spoiled food. Lost data. And inconvenience. All these nuisances can be avoided if you have an automatic standby generator. These generators are connected to your home’s electrical system, turning on […]

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Electrical Terms 101

When an electrician comes to your house, or when you’re looking at electrical items at the hardware store, you might be exposed to some language you absolutely do not understand. That’s completely understandable, as electric work is a highly specialized field that many homeowners don’t know about. To make it a little easier to understand, […]

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Tips for Hiring an Electrical Contractor

There are some electrical projects that are easy for a DIYer. Maybe putting in a new outlet or doing some basic rewiring. But getting an electrical job wrong not only can cause expensive damage, but you could risk serious injury or more if you make a mistake. That is why many people will hire an […]

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Tips for Buying a New Dryer

Is it time for you to buy a new clothes dryer? It could be if any of the following are true. Even if there is not a problem, the dryer is 10 years old.   Clothes aren’t drying properly or are taking too long to dry, even after you have cleared the lint screen and vents.   […]

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How to Fix a Loose Electrical Outlet

A loose electrical outlet can be a real nuisance, causing plugs to fall out of the socket, which leaves your devices uncharged. For some homeowners in Chicago’s North Shore or Chicago’s Northwest suburbs, their first instinct would be to call an electrician for repairs. However, some DIY-savvy residents are up for the task themselves. Ravinia […]

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Tips for Buying a New Washing Machine

Unfortunately, washing machines do not last forever. You may want to consider buying a new washing machine if: It’s getting old. You should expect about 10 years from your washing machine before it starts breaking down. It’s noisy, which could be a minor problem such as worn belts or pulleys, or more significant issues such […]

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14 Ways to Make Your Home Smart

By now, you undoubtedly know what “smart” technology is. It allows you to use Wi-Fi to control countless household items from your phone or tablet whether you are a foot away from home or halfway around the world. These smart home wireless devices can: Provide convenience to make your life easier. Enhance your home’s safety. […]

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Benefits of Standby Generator Maintenance

A standby generator can prevent loss when the power goes out due to extreme weather (heat, cold, or rain), or if there is a power outage in your home for any other reason. Standby generators are very reliable and may be a once-in-a-lifetime investment. But to ensure your backup generator lasts for many years to […]

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Buying a Standby Generator

The weather is warming. The days are getting longer. Welcome to spring! But in addition to those positives, the advent of spring also means thunderstorms. And while that is good for the grass and garden, it could lead to power outages. That means spoiled food, no lights, loss of power to electronics and appliances, inability […]

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