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

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

How Flipping a Switch Can Save You Money

light bulbs

When trying to save money on your electric bill, the smallest changes can make a huge difference.  Today, we’re going to discuss the immense benefits of simply turning off the lights when a room in your home is not in use.  Not convinced that flipping a few switches here and there is worth the hassle? Continue reading to find out … Read More

Electrical Safety Inspection: Would Your House Pass?

lighted entryway

Electricity is deeply intertwined in our day-to-day activities.  Whether you are blow drying your hair, cooking a meal, or even reading this article online, you count on electricity for important activities in your home.  It’s crucial to know that all your power outlets and appliances are in good working order so that your schedule goes uninterrupted.  Additionally, maintaining reliable appliances … Read More

Top Thunderstorm Safety Tips

Thunderstorm Safety Tips

Colorado Springs is being dowsed with afternoon showers on a regular basis, receiving a gracious drink at the end of every day. If you’ve watched one of these storms lately, you’ll have noticed the show of lighting that comes with them as well. Every evening it seems, the sky is being lit up by electric strikes that dance across the … Read More