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Articles in Electricians
Total number of blog post(s): 62
My hometown of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, is full of relics of the American Atomic Age—after all, the city was built with the sole purpose of housing the federal employees who processed and refined the uranium that powered the massive weapon that effectively ended ...
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Whether you’re cooking dinner, charging your phone, or drying your hair, electrical outlets power most parts of your day—but when is the last time you gave them much thought? If you’re anything like me, you take for granted that your outlets will just work when you ...
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Worried about your home’s electrical system? Considering that electrical deficiencies ranked third among a National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) survey of common code violations, your fears might not be unfounded. Whether you’ve recently purchased a home, ...
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A high electricity bill is never a fun surprise, especially if your utilities have been reasonable during the other months of the year. After your blood pressure returns to its normal level, what’s your next step? Determine what caused your power usage to spike. In some ...
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What’s your biggest complaint with the bathroom after you take a shower? Foggy mirror? Slippery floors? Sure, both are annoying, but the moist air poses a threat to your long-term health by creating an environment in which mold, mildew, and bacteria thrive. In a ...
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Homeownership comes with many challenges, and the biggest question on any homeowner’s mind is how to perform upgrades and maintenance without breaking the bank. Fixing things on your own where you can is often highly cost-effective. However, you should always be ...
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Every day, more electric vehicles (EV) are hitting the road, and an increase in public charging stations makes the idea (and feasibility) of electric vehicle ownership more appealing. In the US alone, there are over 16,000 charging stations and 43,705 charging outlets. Whether ...
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Home maintenance is never-ending, right? Just as soon as you fix that loose board in the fence, the kitchen faucet starts to leak at random. And then you notice that the bathtub is starting to drain slowly. Sigh. Just add it to the list. But the flipside of all this ...
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Let’s face it, style and technology haven’t always mixed, especially when it comes to home decor. Bright lights. Boxy speakers. Tube TVs. Even in science fiction films—where you can literally make up your own fashion-friendly tech gadgets—it’s all a bunch ...
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When thinking about near-impossible events, the chance of winning the lottery or being struck by lightning might come to mind. Sure, both are life-changing events, but one is far more likely than the other. Here’s a hint: there’s a reason those Powerball jackpots get so big. Lightning ...
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