All posts tagged "electrical"
Electrical: Switchplate Organizers
As remodeling contractors and home improvement enthusiasts, we are always looking for ideas and nifty gadgets that can make life around the house more convenient and enjoyable. For us, one of the best venues to find new...
- Posted August 28, 2016
Installing Decorative Ceiling Medallions
If you regularly read our column you will know that we are third generation contractors. You will also know that we grew up in a home that was built by our grandfather at the turn of the...
- Posted August 11, 2016
Wiring A Pole Light
Back in the early 80’s we installed post lights along our driveway. We lived on a flag lot then and the driveway was about 200 feet long. The lights were spaced approximately 10 feet apart and buried...
- Posted August 3, 2016
Show Notes: Summer Maintenance and More
Looking for something to do this summer? How about some roof maintenance. Need a new kitchen faucet, we have some “what to know” information before you shop. And, when you are finished, how about grilling up a great dinner. ...
- Posted July 9, 2016
Installing Surface Wiring
Now, more than ever, “comfort and convenience” are buzz words when speaking of the home. Comfort and convenience can be experienced in many ways. Ample space, abundant natural light and more than one bathroom are a few...
- Posted June 13, 2016
How To Upgrade Your Old Fireplace
Imagine ice covering the edges of the windows all throughout the house. And, that as a result of the chill you and your best friend decide to light a fire, pop the cork on a bottle of...
- Posted November 30, 2015
Electrical Safety & GFCI’s
Do the lights in your home often flicker or dim? Does your television picture shrink when an appliance goes on? Do you have extension cords strung all over your home due to a shortage of electrical outlets?...
- Posted November 14, 2015
Show Notes: Is Your House Haunted?
Do you live in a haunted house? Is the toilet flushing by itself? Are the doors moving as if by magic? Is there a foul smell seeping up from some unknown location in your home? This week James...
- Posted October 31, 2015
Your house may be haunted
In this hour, The Carey Bros. discuss strange sounds and odors in your home, electrical issues and lights.
- Posted October 31, 2015
Replace A Lamp Socket
The do-it-yourself project we will discuss today is pretty easy to do and can actually make your home safer – a lot safer. We were once paid $55,000 to partially rebuild a fire-damaged condominium that had exploded...
- Posted October 28, 2015