Archive for the ‘Electrical’ Category

Tips for Home Security Lighting

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If you’re looking to beef up home security, one of the most practical, relatively inexpensive, and most stylish methods is lighting. The right outdoor lighting not only will provide a flash of ambiance but can help prevent accidents and deter crime. To help you get the most from security lighting, here are 5 important things […]

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A Guide to Landscape Lighting

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One way to achieve greater home security is with landscape lighting.  It’s available in many forms, including front yard lamp posts, miniature can lights embedded in shrubby and flower beds, or even solar or LED pathway lights. The point of landscape lighting is to help illuminate your yard and home so you can monitor the […]

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Electrical Safety Tips for Summer

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The warm weather months are a time to let loose and have fun. After all, who can resist a hot sunny day lounging by the pool, listening to music on the patio, or maybe even trimming your hedges with an electric trimmer. (Hey, some people really do like yard work!) Whatever it is that floats […]

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What Does an Electrician Do

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How are you at pop quizzes? Ready to try one now? Great! Open a Word Doc on your computer or grab a pad of paper and pen and, in 60 seconds, jot down every service you can think of that an electrician routinely performs. We’ll sit back and wait while you complete your assignment… Okay, […]

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Winter Electrical Safety Tips

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Winter is that time of year when home fires are the most likely. It makes sense, too, when you consider how much more time we spend indoors. We also light more candles, use our fireplaces more, and consume more electricity, too. All of which means an added degree of caution is needed to help protect […]

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Home Theater Wiring Service

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When the term “home theater” first came into vogue, it pretty much meant just that: a small-scale version of a commercial cinema with its own separate room for the rich and well-to-do. Well, a lot of home theaters have been built since then.  Some are still awe inspiring in concept and construction.  But most others […]

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Fall Electrical Tips to Help Prepare for Winter

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As cold weather approaches and we spend more time indoors, it’s always a good idea to ensure that home’s electrical system is working efficiently and safely. Burton is an Omaha electrician that offers a complete range of services, and we’d be happy to assist you with making electrical improvements to your home. Here are ten […]

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Why You Need an Annual Electrical Safety Inspection

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When you think about repair problems that are most likely to crop up at any time, what first comes to mind? A sudden loss of hot water? That’s way up there on most peoples’ lists. And so is any sort disruption caused by a problem with home heating or cooling systems. And yet when it […]

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USB Wall Outlets…No Plugged-in House Should be Without Them!

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Does the photo in this blog look familiar? As in, do you have masses of unsightly wires and extension cords all dedicated to charging cell phones and other electronic devices, and sometimes all at once? Then you are definitely a candidate for one of the great modern-day electrical conveniences: one or more USB wall outlets. […]

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Home Electrical Safety Tips

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Kids have a unique ability to get into mischief, even when you’re convinced you’ve successfully made their surroundings mischief-proof. As if that were even possible! thing! Well, now that another school year has ended and your children will be spending much more time at home for the next few months, the mischief meter could climb […]

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