How Your Electrical Panel Works

Considering the fact that most breaker boxes are hidden in back room, storage closet, or outside of the house, it’s no wonder we don’t think of them all that often.  But consider the fact that your circuit breaker is the first point of entry for power to your home. ...

How to Hang Christmas Lights

Christmas day is just two weeks away now! If you haven’t put up your lights for this year, then now is the time.  There’s much to do and many things to plan for.  Sometimes the excitement is so great that we forget to keep an eye out on mundane dangers (slips, falls,...

How To Prevent Pests

As colder weather arrives, all kinds of smaller animals and insects will seek out warmer places to hide while they wait for spring.  Unfortunately, this leaves your home as prime real-estate for all kinds of pests and vermin.  Many of these animals, while perfectly...

Why Are My House Lights Dimming?

We’ve all seen it from time to time, that tell-tale dimming of the lights in a room.  Usually there’s an action associated with it, such as running a microwave or a space heater, but then there are times when all of the house lights flicker or dim for no reason. ...