AC WORKS™ Connector — Household

Holiday Lighting Safety

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

If you have not already, you are probably starting to dig up your lights and décor to set up and decorate for the holiday season.  A lot of time and money is spent on these decorations and buying them again each year would not make sense, when you can simply keep them organized and in good working order.  You can re-use the lights and décor for years to come.  As frustrating as they can be, they are worth it once put up.  The beauty of holiday lights is something people continue to go back year after year.  It is a...

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How to Prep your House for the Winter

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Winter weather means we will start using more electricity in our homes due to fewer daylight hours, colder temperatures and the holidays when we add to the electricity bill by hanging strands of lights and other festive electrical users around the house. There is always a risk involved with using electricity and when you use more there is a higher risk.  Many problems can arise for a homeowner due to electrical issues and you want to try and avoid as many of those problems as possible.  Prepare your home for the frigid cold temperatures, blowing wind and other hazards that...

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Residential Outlets

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There are many types of outlets on the market today.  In your home, you may have more than one type of outlet installed.  Your kitchen and garage may have a different style of outlet then your bathroom or living room and if your home is older you may have old outlets or more than one type because updates were started and never completed.  We want to help you define what types of outlets you have in your home and why.  Outlets have a hot wire and a neutral wire. These wires deliver electricity to and from your power source.  Receptacles...

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