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DIY: How to Install a Light Fixture

DIY: How to Install a Light Fixture For most doing electrical work can seem daunting and at times even frightful. Although there are dangers in any home improvement project some can be very trivial. In this DIY: How to Install a Light Fixture we look at a very modest...

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Electrical Safety for Kids

Electrical safety for kids Electrical safety tips for kids Never put your fingers or other things in an electric outlet Metal objects are not allowed on toasters Never use or put a cord or plug in water Never pull on a plug or yank it by its cord Stay...

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Light bulb Safety Tips

Light bulb Safety Tips   Let us talk a bit about light bulb safety as it sometimes overlooked. When it comes to electrical it is important to keep everything in mind including light bulbs. I have written down simple steps that you can take to ensure that you stay...

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What is a GFCI Outlet?

What is a GFCI Outlet? So what is a GFCI Outlet? A GFI, or GFCI – Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter device protects us from receiving electric shocks from faults in the electrical devices we use in our home. It works by comparing the input current on the hot side...

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