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End of the Year Sales Event

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

Can you believe 2018 is almost history?  A lot has happened this year within our company and within our consumers lives.  We want to celebrate all that this year has brought us, with a two-week long sale.  You read that right.  Two whole weeks of savings!

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Outdoor Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

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Last week we talked about how to decorate your home safely during the holidays and today we are going to point out the safety tips for outdoor holiday decorating.  Holiday decorations can be the cause of many electrical and fire hazards, so it is important to take precautions.  When hanging lights outside your home make sure you follow some of the same tips from last week’s Holiday Lighting Safety article and in addition to those you need to be sure any extension cords you are using are indoor/outdoor cords.  When you are using electrical lights outside you want to be...

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Avoiding Electrical Fires at Home

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

While using electrical appliances and regular household items is safe, there are some practices that we tend not to think of that can help prevent electrical fires at home. When it comes to electrical cords or extension cords, always be sure to check that they are not worn or frayed. If a copper wire is exposed, the passing current can heat up its surroundings which could potentially lead to shock or even a fire. It is best to discard any cords with an exposed wire. A good tip to keep cords from getting worn or frayed is to hold the plug...

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Residential Outlets

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

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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Prepare your Boat for Winter Storage

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Summer is coming to an end and it is time to start thinking about your boats winter hibernation.  Just as bears gorge on seeds, nuts, and berries preparing themselves for the long winter hibernation, you should prepare your boat for its winter storage nap. Winter storage can help protect your investment as well as your time in the spring when you are excited to get out on the open water again. Here is a list of things that will make your spring life easier when putting your boat away for the winter: Clean the Boat: Top, sides, and deck – Let...

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