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How to protect your electrical wall outlets

9/18/2019 11:48 AM

Here are some electrical safety tips on how to protect your outlets from water and other harmful problems. 

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How to Prepare Your Home for Summer Vacation

7/10/2019 12:55 PM

Summer seems like it is flying by! August is a popular month for summer vacations. When homeowners leave for a vacation, they are making sure their lights are turned off and their doors are locked, however, there is more homeowners can do to prepare their home for vacation. 

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How to prepare your home for the storm season

5/29/2019 3:35 PM

Storm season has made its way to the Midwest. Is your home prepared for the unexpected? Check out the advice the ServiceOne experts want to share this storm safety advice.

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The guide to an eco-friendly home.

1/9/2019 9:00 AM

Keep your home trendy with more than gadgets this year. Alexa would bring your home to 2019 but will it save you money? Homes that are energy efficient are becoming more and more popular.

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What electricians want you to know

12/12/2018 1:20 PM

During December and January is when most house fires happen. An electrical problem causes more than 50 percent of these house fires. These types of fires are more likely to occur because people are in their homes more due to the colder temperatures. When people are at home, they’re using appliances, lights, outlets and more. If your home is an older, it might not be up to date with codes that prevent these fires from occurring.

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Three Things to Ask About Whole-House Generators

8/8/2018 12:25 PM

Whether winter or summer, when a storm rolls in and the power goes out, it can be a huge hassle. A whole-house generator installed by ServiceOne could be the solution to all of these problems. If you want to find out how to power your whole house with a generator, read on!

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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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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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