How to Choose an Electrician

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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

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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

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

5 Top Causes of Electrical Fires and How to Prevent them

How to Prevent Electrical Fires

Electrical fires are a common occurrence in residential homes, unfortunately. In fact, according to the the U.S. Fire Administration, out of the 380,000 residential fires that happened during 2015, over 20% were caused by things like electrical, appliance, and heating malfunction. As our homes age, they are more susceptible to electrical wear and tear in places that are out of … Read More

Extending the Life of Your Garbage Disposal

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Your garbage disposal is a lifesaver.  It is a remarkably quick and convenient way to dispose of food waste.  In fact, many garbage disposals can withstand years of daily use without a beat.  But how do you keep the not-so-silent hero of your kitchen healthy?  If properly monitored and maintained, your garbage disposal can dodge the serious problems for years … Read More

Electrical Outlet Breakdown

electrical outlet

The average home contains 75 electrical outlets of different shapes, sizes, and functionalities.  Are the outlets that line your walls the correct ones for your home?  In this post, we are going to examine the most common outlet types in your home by pointing out the benefits and features of each outlet style.  Additionally, we will introduce you to some … Read More

5 HVAC System Maintenance Tips

5 HVAC System Maintenance Tips Being a home owner comes with more responsibility than some people realize, and it can get overwhelming. There are certain aspects about your home that you may have overlooked, or just thought wasn’t important, like your HVAC system. Not paying attention to your HVAC can become very troublesome for your home and cause several issues. … Read More

Electrical Panel Cheat Sheet

Electrical Panel Cheat Sheet Do you know what your electrical panel is for? It’s common knowledge that every house has one. We usually all know where to find it in our home, but do you know how it works and what purpose it serves? The electrical panel, or distribution board, is essentially the hub for all the electrical wiring in … Read More