How to Choose an Electrician

Electrican working on circuit board

Whether you are in the middle of a renovation or just need a quote on repairs, every homeowner will probably need to speak to a licensed electrician at some point during the process. Consulting an electrician can save a lot of time and hassle, simply because even experienced renovators or weekend warriors run into situations that require an expert touch. … Read More

The WireNut Sees Excellence for 4th Time


The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado hosted their 24th annual “A Night of Excellence” awards gala on September 27th, 2018. The Broadway-themed event was held at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium. With over 380 in attendance, 13 businesses went through the process of applying for consideration for the BBB Excellence Award in Customer Service. In the end, only 10 … Read More

Are Versatile Track Lights Making a Comeback?

Are Versatile Track Lights Making a Comeback?

When it comes to lighting trends, our team at The WireNut always tries to stay ahead of the curve and be educated in the latest and greatest lighting technology. Great lighting design needs to be functional, beautiful and energy efficient. Those are the characteristics we look for in every product or design trend we choose to endorse. One lighting trend … Read More

Can you shower during a power outage?

Can you shower during a power outage?

No matter where you live, and no matter how rock solid city officials say your local electrical grid is, power outages still occur. They can be weather related or because of a fire or building collapse. Power outages can also put in place by city officials who are repairing or upgrading the grid in a certain area. Whatever your specific … Read More

Energy Efficiency in Outdoor Lighting

Energy Efficiency

Summer in Colorado can be blisteringly hot, breezy and dry during the day. But once the sun dips behind the mountains most people rush outside to the deck or patio to enjoy some outdoor recreation time in the cool evening air. As the daylight disappears it would be nice to have some ambient light that does not cost a homeowner … Read More

Summer Ac Checklist, How to Stay Cool and Save Money

In most parts of the country, air conditioning has become a necessity for everyday life, especially in Colorado where the dry and arid climate can cause some discomfort during the summer months. Most homeowners will flip on the A/C unit when it starts to get hot and just brace themselves for the utility bill at the end of the month. … Read More

Ways to Save Energy this Spring

Save Energy

Spring is in full swing, and as seasons change, there are different ways you can save on your electricity bill. As warmer weather continues to head our way, there are a variety of ways to increase the energy efficiency of your home while also keeping you and your family comfortable. Here are just some of the ways you can save … Read More

Tips to Save Money on Electricity This Winter

  Saving money on the electric bill is a top priority for many homeowners, and even more of a priority in the winter time when dozens of appliances are using more power to keep your home warm and comfortable. To cut costs and still maintain a comfortable environment inside of your home take a look at some of the tips … Read More

Is Your Furnace Ready for Winter?

  In Colorado we spend most of the year enjoying some of the best weather in the country, but when the seasons change and the cold starts to turn bitter you want to make sure your furnace is performing at its peak. Some HVAC Systems run the AC and the furnace off of the same system, and in some homes … Read More

Electrical Safety Tips for the Winter

Winter Electrical Safety

If you’ve ever spent a winter in Colorado, you know that it is going to get very cold very unpredictably. Do you know if your home’s electrical system, and components are ready for the upcoming winter? Do you know what to look out for in the winter when it comes to electrical safety? These are important questions and things to … Read More