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Surge Protector vs Power Strip

6/23/2021 11:21 AM

When looking at surge protector vs power strip, you may think that these two things are similar. Well, you’re not wrong! However, there are a few differences between the two. 

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Why You Need A Backup Generator

6/2/2021 10:45 AM

As we have seen in previous years, even the smallest thunderstorms could leave your home without power for an extended period of time. Learn why all Midwest homeowners should consider getting a backup home generator!

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ServiceOne electrical how-to: resetting your circuit breaker

8/3/2018 9:22 AM

Last week, we chatted about replacing your air filter. The week before, we tackled cleaning out your air conditioner condenser coils. We’re continuing our how-to video series this week – how you can tackle resetting your circuit breaker.

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It’s A Dead Electrical Outlet - What Now?

3/21/2018 6:00 AM

You go to plug in your hair dryer and it won’t start. You reach to turn on a lamp, and get nothing. Maybe you’ve just moved into a new place and discovered a dead outlet - or it’s a brand new occurrence in your home.

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The Groundhog Has Spoken, Six More Weeks Of Winter!

2/7/2018 6:00 AM

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow… So… Six more weeks of winter it is! Here in the Midwest, we’ve seen a few days with some heavy snow, lots of ice, and the kids have been enjoying their snow/cold days off from school. And it’s not ending just yet.

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Making Sure Your Home Is Prepared For Midwest Winter Weather

1/10/2018 11:32 AM

Is your home prepared for potential snow or frigid temperatures? Extreme cold temperatures can be hard on you, your vehicles, and your home!

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Extra Tips To Prepare Your Home For Winter

12/13/2017 6:00 AM

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been discussing how to prepare your home for colder weather; preparing your furnace for colder weather; why you need a whole home generator for Midwestern winters; preparing your home’s plumbing for colder weather; the benefits of whole-home humidifiers for Midwestern winters; the benefits of home automation in the winter months; your home’s winter plumbing maintenance checklist; and holiday electrical safety tips for your home. In addition to all of these topics, there are a few additional things to get your home ready for the winter months in Nebraska and Iowa!

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Holiday Electrical Safety Tips For Your Home

12/6/2017 6:00 AM

Family dinners, unwrapping gifts, decorating your home, and all of the other merriment that the holidays bring can also bring an increase in the likelihood of electrical accidents and home fires. Each year, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) launches a national safety awareness campaign to encourage safety during the season.

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Why Do You Need A Whole Home Generator For Midwestern Winters?

10/18/2017 6:00 AM

The winter months in Nebraska are full of freezing cold weather and high-powered winds. At any moment, a combination of both can switch your electricity off for hours. It is important to keep you and your family safe during these times. This is why you need an automatic backup generator.

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