AC WORKS™ Connector — Safety

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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Holiday Lighting Safety

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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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Tips to be Aware of When Working on Wiring Projects

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You might need to wire inlets/outlets, replacement electrical plugs, and connectors or receptacles from time to time.  The below list of tips will help to keep you aware of important things you should know before you wire any home, job site, or DIY project. AC WORKS™ carries many DIY wiring devices and products to help get you plugged in.  We do care about your safety and the safety of those around you, so we prefer you ask any questions you have before you start a wiring project.  We also prefer you consider hiring a professional electrician to wire your project...

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American Wire Gauge AWG

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The American Wire Gauge (AWG), is a standard wire gauge system that has been used since 1857, mostly in North America.  It is a standard specification for the diameters of round wires used as electrical conductors.  We will answer any of your AWG questions.  If you cannot find the answers in this blog post leave us a comment or email customer service.

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Being Prepared in a Tornado Warning

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Do you and your family know what to do in the event of a tornado or tornado warning?  It is important to plan, in advance, when and how you will take shelter in your home with the entire family.  Do you have an NOAA weather radio in the event of severe weather while your sleeping?

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