Today’s Angie’s List report may sound like a holiday downer but it’s meant to keep your family safe. Nearly 40 percent of all home fires in the U.S. occur from December through February. Christmas tree fires, in particular, are five times more deadly than other fires. What you need to know to light up safely this year. When it comes to holiday decorating, we’re often more concerned with the final look above all else, but safety experts warn that overloading electrical outlets
Knowing the symptoms of an electrical problem can help you make repairs to prevent a dangerous situation that might lead to electrocution or property damage. Although many problems should be diagnosed and repaired by a professional electrician, you may be able to troubleshoot some issues yourself. Here are some common warning signs of home electrical problems, what they mean and what you can do about them. Always be cautious working with electricity, and always shut off the p
We're seeing a week of hot temperatures, and several record highs have been broken.
It’s the reason Sydney wants a ceiling fan installed in his room; the AC just isn’t enough.
He has an idea how to do it…
"You un screw the cap and do some wires, but I don’t really want to do that."
And we don’t blame him.
Handyman Paul Schramm knows how to connect wires safely, so we called him in to help.
Stay safe and you'll find installing a ceiling fan is very easy and afforda
Is your circuit breaker buzzing? Are you wondering what’s causing it to make noise? Electrical components are supposed to run silently most of the time. So when they start making noises, it can be a sign that something is wrong. The only hard part in figuring out the source of the problem is that unless you know what to look for, it can be hard to pin down. With this guide you’ll have a better idea of what might be wrong with your system and what you can do to ensure it’s saf