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30 Dec 17
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It is another year with yet another festive season; Christmas. This spells sales, gifts, of course, lots, and lots of Christmas decorations. Christmas lights are some of the most common decorations available all over the world. There are several varieties of festive tones to light up your deck, and you can pick any from the list below;. String lights These are the most common type of Christmas lights. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, ...

22 Dec 17
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As Christmas draws nearer, you will need to check in with the electric meter and breaker to confirm if they are capable of handling increased electricity demands. A qualified electrician Tulsa can do these checks for you as well. A lot of older homes cannot handle the demands that come with hanging up the extra lights. It does not matter if the lights are in the hallway, on the Christmas tree or all around the house-if, the circuits cannot handl...

15 Dec 17
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Like every other electrical equipment, electric blankets can be dangerous if not carefully used. For this reason, safety precautions should be practiced when using and storing electric blankets. When uncertainties arise, an electrician OKC can check on your piece for any faults. Take a look at the below guidelines on good safety practices for electric blankets; Do not use an electric blanket with electric mattress pad Using an electric blanke...

05 Dec 17
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Programmable thermostats are meant to make your life easier. Even so, many homes don’t take advantage of their thermostats and the power saving potential they offer. This is not the type of thing for your OKC electrician to do, as you can easily set it yourself. Before we go into setting the thermostat for maximum energy efficiency, you should know what options are there when it comes to programmable thermostats. Having the right th...

29 Nov 17
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Electricity is good for many things but it can also cause fatal accidents around the home. As a matter of fact, electricity is one of the leading causes for fires in the home. With the all technology that we have at our disposal, we are finding new ways of using electricity at home every day. Just two decades ago, homes didn’t have so many gadgets and gizmos. A hi-fi system, VCR and a TV were all the entertainment you could find. Fast ...

22 Nov 17
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It can be very annoying to receive an energy bill that exceeds what you planned for. Aside from messing up your budget, there is also the problem of figuring out what appliances in the home are using so much power. It helps to know what shoots up your energy bill because then you can take steps to fix associated problems. Here are a few appliances that use up energy around the home; The washing machine Doing your laundry may be one of...

12 Nov 17
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Electricity is part of our everyday lives. It touches on virtually every aspect of our daily living. Anyone living in today’s world with electric grids snaking through every part of our cities would have a hard time living off the grid. We depend on it so much, but how much do you really know about electricity? It’s been there for decades and has enabled numerous inventions that have totally changed the way we live but we don&rsqu...

04 Nov 17
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We live in a world with increasing demands for energy and not enough sources. The resources to produce electricity are diminishing even as large sections of the developing world remain in darkness. We have romanticized the idea of renewable energy even though very little has been done to achieve the goal. Nevertheless, newer ideas about creating electricity are cropping up every now and again and some of them will have you utterly surprised. He...

14 Oct 17
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You know not to play with electricity. While it is one of the greatest and most functional technologies of our lifetimes, electricity can wreak havoc in the home if the right measures are not taken to handle it right. Electrical faults cause 400 deaths and 4000 injuries in the US every single year, so it helps to take precaution and steer away from tragedy. Here is a little help with that; · Never load an electrical box with ...

03 Oct 17
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There are various electrical problems at our homes that seems negligible and you are always curious to fix by yourself. Yes! Sometimes you can be tempted to imagine that your problem isn't a big deal. But why risk your life and that of your family? Your home, as well as safety, are too important. It is good to acknowledge that there are a number of things you can fix by yourself at home, however when it comes to electricity, it is advisable you s...

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