1: Always make sure that your wires are LOOONNNGGG enough. Sounds simple, right? You would be surprised how many DIYers don’t measure such things. It makes hook up and service easier, faster, and much less expensive, if a tech is able to pull the equipment out to look at the back of the system.
The electricity industry is changing. At least 50% of customers have the option to purchase renewable electricity directly from their power supplier, and everyone has the option of purchasing renewable energy certificates. Such power is sometimes referred to as “green power” or “clean power.”
While enjoying electric TVs, radios and other appliances, we may forget they can cause shocks and fires. In 1990, bad plugs, cords, switches, and outlets caused about 13,000 home fires and nearly 200 deaths. Most electrical fires and injuries can be prevented. People should take the time to have their electrical systems inspected and learn about electrical safety.
Kitchen remodels are one of the most popular home improvement projects in the nation for good reason. Fewer areas of the home can benefit from upgrading old, outdated equipment and systems (plumbing, electrical, etc.) like a kitchen can.
If there is any one issue for which you should definitely find professional to help you solve, it’s electrical problems. You might be able to get down under your sink to patch a leaky pipe, or fix up a hole in your drywall, but go too far down the wrong road when trying to fix a problem with your home’s wiring and you could end up badly injured or worse.