Maintaining Your Generator

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Generators can come in extremely handy, but they do need regular maintenance in order to stay working optimally. Whether they are providing emergency power for the home, producing electricity for businesses in remote locations or even regulating life-support equipment, good generator maintenance is essential.

GFCI Protection In The Kitchen

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GFCI Protection Is Important In Commercial & Residential Kitchens

Ground fault circuit interrupter, commonly known as GFCI, protected receptacles are critical to ensure safe operations in kitchens, bathrooms or any other place inside or outside your home or business where there is moisture. Electrical appliances that are not properly maintained, damaged electrical cords, wet floors are just a few things that can cause harm without GFCI protection. The National Electrical Code (NEC) requires that all receptacles (including 15- and 20A, 125V receptacles) be GFCI-protected, irrespective of whether they are located in countertop areas. More sensitive than circuit breakers, they act faster to protect you, your staff or patrons from electric shock which causes burns, heart arrhythmia or nervous system damage, even death.

Installing a Chandelier? Do Not Forget to Use a Chandelier Lift

Chandeliers offer truly distinctive beauty for your home. They are timeless and can add a touch of personality to your style and décor. Whether you are installing one in the dining room or within your foyer, be aware that proper maintenance is key. Chandeliers require cleaning to illuminate beautifully; but due to their height, reaching them is not easy.

The Beauty of Recessed Lighting in a Home

Recessed lighting is an attractive way to illuminate a room without harsh lamps or traditional light fixtures. Because they are installed flush against the ceiling’s surface, they may even give the room a larger feel, regardless of how small it is. The cost of recessed lighting is the biggest reason homeowners’ avoid it, but once you take a look at the benefits, you may consider it a worthwhile investment.