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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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What Do Surge Protectors Actually Do?

9/20/2017 6:00 AM

A surge protector is a device used to protect your technology from random power spikes and damage. A power strike can happen from internal and external forces happening in and around your home. It is important to always keep your most expensive and valuable electronics plugged into a surge protector.

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Why DIY Electric Isn’t For You

7/19/2017 6:00 AM

Homeowners often think that when they go into “DIY” mode on their home, that it is actually going to save them money. This is can sometimes be the case, but not always, especially when it comes to electrical work. DIY just seems much simpler than calling and scheduling for a professional to come out and fix it and taking the time out of your day to be there with them while it is fixed, but in the long run it might turn out to be worth the hassle.

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