articles

Getting Through A Maine Winter: What Should You Expect If You Switch From A Wood-Burning Stove To Electric Heat?

If you have lived in Maine your entire life and have always burned wood in a woodstove, you are in good company. But, if you have discovered that as you get older taking care of the wood is more than you can handle, you may need to look for another heat source. Don't cross electric heating off your list just because you've heard horror stories about the high electric bills in the winter.

4 Electrical Upgrades Ideal For Teenage Basement Bedrooms

Many people like to expand the square footage in their home by finishing a basement and creating additional bedrooms. If you have a teenager in your home, a basement bedroom can provide them with privacy and space as they thrive in school and transition into adulthood. Along with finishing off a basement for proper temperature control and comfort, a basement bedroom can feature a number of electrical upgrades suited for a teen.

3 Electrical Upcycles For Leftover Electrical Supplies

As a homeowner, you most likely understand the various tasks necessary for maintaining your home's appeal, value, and function. From replacing roofing shingles and pressure washing your deck to fixing a broken window, these tasks are essential for protecting your home's investment. Considering an estimated 51,000 house fires stem from improper electrical systems, periodic updates and replacements on your electrical system are imperative. Of course, these updates require professional contractors, like those from Sun Coast Electric & Networking Inc, and various supplies.

If You Are Making Your List And Checking It Twice, Don't Forget To Call Your Electrician

The holidays are quickly approaching. It has been estimated that approximately 86% of people will put up some type of holiday decorations. If you are one of these people, stringing your holiday lights is just the beginning. Once you have everything where it suppose to be, you have to ensure that you have the correct electrical infrastructure to safely get them up and running. If you are trying to keep up with the Griswolds, or simply want to a nice display of outside lights, your local electrician can help you to get it done.

Need A Quiet Home Office? Transform A Backyard Shed!

The number of employees working at home has increased 103% since 2005. Each year, more and more businesses opt to allow their employees to work at home instead of in the office. Some companies only hire employees to work in their homes, especially in the telemarketing industry. If you are considering applying for jobs to work at home as a telemarketer, there is one very important requirement that most companies have – you need to work in complete silence.