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  • The Shocking Facts About Surge Protectors

    Back in the 80’s we built a magnificent 4200-plus square-foot home for our cousin and her husband. It contained every imaginable feature and convenience: Multiple furnaces, a 400 amp main electrical service, a built-in Intercom system, a...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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  • Wiring A Light Switch

    Thomas Alva Edison patented the electric light bulb in 1879. To say that this innovation had a profoundly positive affect on society would be a gross understatement. Although electric lighting is standard equipment for most Americans, there...

    • Posted October 5, 2015
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  • Electrical & Lighting: Installing A Ceiling Fan

    We believe that a ceiling fan is a must for any home, anywhere. Why all of the enthusiasm for such a simple contraption? Comfort, energy savings and lower utility bills are a few reasons. Moreover, a ceiling...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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  • Electric Wire Basics

    Workers compensation insurance covers on-the-job injuries. It covers medical expenses, compensation for time lost from work, and even retraining in a new vocation should impairment preclude the injured worker from continuing in the same field. Some trades...

    • Posted August 24, 2015
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  • Everything About Alkaline Batteries

    This week’s offering was written while we were cruising along at an airspeed in excess of 600 miles per hour while soaring well above the clouds at an altitude somewhere in the neighborhood of about 37,000 feet....

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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    How To Solder Wire

    Compared to a hammer or an electric screwdriver, there aren’t many occasions when you will need to use a soldering iron to make a repair. Having said that, we feel there is plenty of justification to include...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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    Everything About Electrical Tools

    One of us is a pretty accomplished electrician having done everything from installing an electrical outlet to changing the main electrical service to a home. On the other hand, the other of us is far handier with...

    • Posted July 18, 2015
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    7 Tips To Creating An Amazing Home Office

    We are often asked which home improvement projects are most popular and offer the best bang for one’s home improvement buck. Our poetic response for many years has been; “fireplaces are hot, swimming pools are not and...

    • Posted June 28, 2015
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  • Show Notes: New Years Resolutions For Your Home

    It’s a new year and our home improvement planning has begun! It’s not to soon to start your research for home improvement projects you will want to begin in the late spring or early summer. January is Nation Radon Awareness...

    • Posted January 3, 2015
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  • Show Notes: Holiday Gifts, Lights and More

    It’s Under The On The House Christmas Tree time! James and Morris have gifts for our listeners and some special guests joining us that will help hang your holiday lights, organize your kitchen with storage tips and stone and tile...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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