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How to Take a Load Off Your Electricity Bill After a Hot Summer

by B.Annie on September 24, 2018

How has your electrical system been fairing this hot summer? The answer may be “stressful”! Summer brings with it a demand on our electrical appliances and devices. Keeping cool takes a toll on the cooling system and on your wallet. It may be time to start thinking about “chilling out” as the colder weather starts […]

We Know Electric Blankets Are Cozy and Warm But Are They Safe?

by B.Annie on September 17, 2018

When the temperatures drop and you are trying to save money on the heating bill, an electric blanket may be your first choice. An electric heating blanket keeps you warm in  bed or when you’re sitting on the sofa during the winter months. We know electric blankets are cozy and warm but are they safe? […]

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Seven Important Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Electrician

by B.Annie on September 10, 2018

Trying to get the best bang for your buck while doing right by your home can be a challenge. At times, it may mean steering clear of DIY projects and getting the professionals involved.  Not sure where to start? There are seven important questions to ask before hiring an electrician. First things first First of all,  prepare […]

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Winterize Your Home Today to Prepare for Chilly Weather

by B.Annie on September 4, 2018

Winter is coming! Well, not just yet, but as quickly as the Halloween candy and holiday decorations make their appearance, so do the cold temperatures. It’s not too early to be proactive and start thinking about how to prepare. A great first step is to winterize your home. What does winterization mean? By definition, winterization […]


Handyman or Electrician – Which Should I Hire?

by B.Annie on August 27, 2018

A handyman is high on the list for every new homeowner.  We need someone to put up new shelves in the closet, change the doorknob, replace the screen on the back door or even put up new curtains or blinds in the living room.  The list of jobs a handyman can handle can seem endless. […]

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Top 4 Electrical Dangers In Your Household

by B.Annie on August 20, 2018

Electrical dangers may be lurking behind your walls.  Having an safety inspection by a certified electrician may save your home and your life. Electrical fires, shocks and electrocutions are a real risk with a faulty system left unchecked. With professional help, you could get your home up to safety standards and leave the electrical nightmare […]

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Landscape Lighting – Transform Your Property

by B.Annie on August 13, 2018

Don’t let the light leave your party. Landscape lighting can help you extend your living space.  From late night outdoor entertainment to personal safety, landscape lighting makes an important extension to our homes. Don’t get left in the dark. Perform a lighting audit. Consider looking over your property. You may notice dangerously dark corners or […]

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Preparing For A Power Outage-

by B.Annie on August 6, 2018

Is your home ready for a power outage? The changing seasons are one of the great things about the State of Maryland.  However, with the changing seasons come different threats to our area. Our summer thunderstorms are infamous for causing power outages. Our snowstorms have been known to leave residents home locked for days. Whatever […]

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Is Your Home’s Electrical Panel Due For An Upgrade?

by B.Annie on July 30, 2018

  We normally don’t give much thought to the mechanics behind our lighting. Electricity is at our disposal, as if by magic. The simple truth, however, is the unsung hero of your home, your electrical system. It is what allows us to charge our phones, keeps us warm or cool, watch TV, cook and so […]

Summertime – Can Your Water Heater Handle It?

by B.Annie on July 9, 2018

While we may not think about it, needing hot water and using our water heater is part of our daily routine, especially in the summer! Summer fun under the sun means loads of dirty clothes, dishes and the need for extra showers. You depend on your water heater daily, so don’t wait for an unexpected […]