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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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How to protect your home during storm season

5/20/2020 10:49 AM

It’s important as homeowners to take proper precautions to ensure your home and family are safe during times of severe weather. Whether it’s flooding, tornadoes or hail, preparing now can help prevent bigger problems from happening in the future.

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When it’s time to contact the electrician

1/10/2020 10:23 AM

With electrical systems comes potential danger. You probably remember growing up watching commercials about electrical safety with messages such as; “don’t put your fingers in the wall outlet.”Whether it’s faulty wiring or an overload of power outlets, electrical systems can lead to dangerous situations, including fires.

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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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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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