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Why Circuit Breakers Trip

The circuit breaker is one of the most important safety devices in your home and is vital in today’s world. Without circuit breakers, an overflow of electric current can lead to an electrical fire – this can occur just because of faulty wiring or equipment failure. This is why a circu
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Heat and Cool Your Home

How to Heat and Cool Your Home Efficiently

Everyone is pinching pennies these days, so it’s important to find as many ways to save money as possible. Heating and cooling takes up nearly half of your home’s energy costs, so making smart decisions about your heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system can hugely imp
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Home Security Lighting

5 Reasons to Install Outdoor Security Lighting

The crime rate across the country is rising every day. This may leave you asking yourself: What can I do to keep my family safe? The answer is simple – keep criminals from viewing your home as a prospective target. Typically, burglars scope out neighborhoods in advance, looking
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Generac Generators

The Benefits of a Generator 101

It appears that stormy weather is upon us and it’s time to get ready! You prepare by stocking up on water, non-perishable foods, and batteries – but there’s one thing you may be forgetting that can be the most helpful thing of all: a generator. A backup generator is a propane or natur
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Electrical Panel Upgrade

Insurance Companies and Their Fight Against Outdated Electrical Panels

How old is your home? 30, 40, or 50 years old? If so, chances are the main electric panel in your house contains fuses instead of circuit breakers. Sure, the electric panel may be functional and safe, but this electrical system is not up to standards. Because of this, many insurance c
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Federal Pacific Electric breakers recalled: Are you safe?

Imagine you are lying in bed and you begin to smell smoke coming from upstairs. You open the door to the attic only to find a cloud of smoke filling the area. With a properly working circuit breaker, this shouldn’t happen. A circuit breaker is an automatic device for stopping the flow
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Rheem Energy Efficient

5 Steps to the Right Energy Efficient Air Conditioner

Times are tough, so it’s important to save every penny you can – but where do you start? Your electric bill probably isn’t making your life any easier, but with an energy efficient air conditioner, you’ll watch your energy bill become lower and lower. So now comes the hard part:
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Suncoast Electrical Outlet

How to Replace Electrical Plug Sockets

Most electrical outlets run on 120 volts and pull 15 amps. You’ll see the circuit breakers in the electrical panel have numbers on the switches. These let you know the amps that are allowed to flow from the panel to the socket. While replacing a socket isn’t all that difficult,
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Suncoast Electric and Air - Mold Testing and Restoration

The 5 Levels of Mold Remediation

Having to deal with mold contaminating your home is stressful enough, but it’s even more difficult to figure out what to do about it and who to call. There are five levels of mold remediation; this guide to each level will help you with the process of removing the mold from your home.
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