buying and installing a generator for your home

  • Preparing Your Generator For Winter

    17 December 2015

    Life in an area prone to extreme winters means preparing for the worst cold weather possible. It also means having the equipment necessary to make it through that weather without having to worry about it breaking down. Any homeowner with an emergency generator should make sure that it's winter-ready well in advance of the first snow flurry, which means tending to proper maintenance, preparations and storage in the off season.

  • Installing A Ceiling Fan For A Cooler Home Experience

    14 August 2015

    One way to keep your home cooler in warm weather is by using as ceiling fan to keep the air in the room circulating. Ceiling fan kits come with most of the components you need to install them yourself. If you're uncomfortable working with your home's electricity, have a licensed electrician do the work for you. But if you're a DIY homeowner, grab a few tools and put up a ceiling fan in a couple of hours with the following steps.

  • Kitchen Island Lighting: How To Choose The Right Number Of Pendant Fixtures

    2 June 2015

    Pendant lights are one of the most universal lighting fixtures for the home because they can be used just about anywhere and in any room in the house. These fixtures come in a number of shapes and sizes, but one thing remains the same: they all hang from the ceiling. One of the more common areas in the home to hang these pendant lights is in the kitchen, above the kitchen island and sometimes even over the kitchen table.

  • Troubleshooting Tips For No Power In Only One Room

    15 May 2015

    If you don't have power in only one room of your home, it could be due to a few different problems. These troubleshooting tips help you determine the problem so you can get it fixed as soon as possible. Find the Right Fuse The first thing you need to do when figuring out why you have no power in one room is finding the right fuse. If your fuses are not currently labelled, you will need to do that first.

  • 2 Home Improvements To Hire An Electrician To Help You With

    14 May 2015

    An electrician is a great resource to have access to when you are performing renovations to your home, mostly because of the many tasks and improvements that he or she can take care of for you. Setting up a new home theater and security system are two great home improvements that are best left to an electrician: Home Theater Building a home theater in your home is a very popular choice because it can provide you with a great area to entertain guests, or simply provide a nice retreat where you can enjoy play video games and watch movies in the best quality possible.