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How Do I Know If I Have Aluminum Wiring?

Many people use aluminum wiring in their homes instead of copper. In the early 1900s, aluminum wiring was a popular alternative to copper wiring. In some cases, it replaced wood-insulated wiring. However, by the 1970s, aluminum became less common...
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The Best Smart Home Devices Right Now

If you are looking to bring your home well into the 21st century, then consider some smart home devices. In this brief article, we will go over some of the best smart home devices to turn your dumb home into a smart one. If you need an...
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How to Replace an Outlet

Your electrical outlets are the gateway to the electrical system. It is thanks to outlets that you can power your appliances, devices, and electronics. If your outlet is faulty, damaged, or outdated, then you might deal with a host of electrical...
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How to Reset a Motion Sensor Light?

For most of us, motion sensor lights are a relatively new luxury in our homes. They are extremely convenient and great for security, but they can also be a bit finicky if they aren't doing their job correctly. Whether your lights refuse to...
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Hidden Wall Outlet Safe

Are you worried about the rising crime rates in your neighborhood? Then you may be looking for ways to secure your valuables to prevent theft during a home burglary. While traditional safes can offer protection, it is also a target for home...
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What Is IC Rating for Lighting?

Lighting for commercial or residential applications is critical for providing comfortable and efficient interiors. Lighting controls, ambient light levels, and functionality all play essential roles in creating spaces that have the correct...
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Electrical Wire Color Codes

Most homes today use a standard electrical system, but they're still homes that use an older one. Each method has unique wire configurations, and it's essential to know how to identify these wires if you are working with wiring in your...
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Answers to Your Ceiling Fan Questions

Have you noticed that your ceiling fan isn’t working like it used to? Maybe it’s making strange sounds, or it’s rotation has become wobbly. If so, then you might be concerned about whether you should invest in a ceiling fan...
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What Size Generator Do I Need? 

Sizing a generator for your home is the first and most important decision regarding generators. To size a generator, you will need to know a few things about your appliances, including their peak wattage and how long they run on average. This is...
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Outdoor Lighting Tips in 2022

Have you been looking for ways to spruce up your outdoor entertainment area without spending a fortune on landscaping or luxury furniture? Quality lighting is a simple, affordable, and practical way to take your outdoor space to the next level....
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Extension Cord Storage

Taming the tangle of extension cords is a problem almost everyone has experienced, whether you are a business professional, do-it-yourself homeowner, or just someone who hates tangling up cords. There are many ways to store an extension cord,...
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